All hiking tours in Sölden

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Sölden as well as Hochsölden, Zwieselstein and Vent attract hiking enthusiasts with well-marked and excellently maintained hiking trails. Between the valley floor and snow-topped peaks, mountain lovers can let off steam until the soles of their feet burn: Family-friendly Alpine inns and huts can be explored along the scenic Almzeit theme hiking trail, sporty ascents up to more than 3000 meters altitude or multi-day hikes are a must. Shortcuts are allowed thanks to the mountain lifts which open up high Alpine nature jewels and rest stops for both families and connoisseurs. With a comfy gondola ride also experienced hikers can spare energy for longer tours.

The following list shows the complete hiking offer in Sölden at a glance. Find out more about suitable tours incl. directions, walking time, getting there and up-to-date details.

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Hut tour Hochoetz

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  • Wurstsalat
    / Wurstsalat
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
    / Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
  • Acherbergalm mit Blick auf Tschirgant
    / Acherbergalm mit Blick auf Tschirgant
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Bielefelder Hütte
    / Bielefelder Hütte
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
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    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Balbach Alm Terrasse
    / Balbach Alm Terrasse
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Kühtaile Alm
    / Kühtaile Alm
  • / Trampolin Fun
  • / Tiroler Gröstl mit Spiegelei und Krautsalat
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1650 1800 1950 2100 2250 m km 1 2 3 4 5 Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz Bielefelder Hütte Balbach Alm Kühtaile Alm

PARNORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ -> Acherberg Alm -> Bielefelder Hütte -> Balbach Alm -> Kühtaile Alm -> PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ
moderate
5.8 km
3:30 h
309 m
309 m
Take the Acherkogelbahn to Hochoetz. There you follow the forest road down to Acherberg Alm. Enjoy home made products like butter and cheese there. 

Follow the hiking trail up to Bielefelder Hütte. A nice view over Oetz and the impressive Acherkogel. Follow the forest road down to the crosspoint "Mohrenkopf". This hiking trail leads you to Balbach Alm. Lots of fun for Kids at the playground!

Follow the forest road to Kühtaile Alm. A small petting-zoo and again a playground is waiting for children and families! 

Author’s recommendation

WIDIVERSUM family playground directly at the Panoramarestaurant

WIDI playgrounds at every hut in Hochoetz

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2112 m
Lowest point
1888 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Balbach Alm
Kühtaile Alm
Alpengasthof Balbacherhof
Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
Bielefelder Hütte

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience

& mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report:

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2017 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.212226, 10.931890
UTM
32T 646288 5230558

Destination

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Take the Acherkogelbahn to Hochoetz. There you follow the forest road down to Acherberg Alm. Enjoy home made products like butter and cheese there. 

Follow the hiking trail up to Bielefelder Hütte. A nice view over Oetz and the impressive Acherkogel. Follow the forest road down to the crosspoint "Mohrenkopf". This hiking trail leads you to Balbach Alm. Lots of fun for Kids at the playground!

Follow the forest road to Kühtaile Alm. A small petting-zoo and again a playground is waiting for children and families! 

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Ochsengarten is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Oetz:

 

  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking lot Raftingeinsteinstelle (at the end of Oetz on the right side) - free, but limited parking (alternatively Acherkogelbahn 150 m), camping prohibited
  • Oetz parking area (subject to a charge)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #043 | Ötztaler Alpen Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

Similar tours nearby

  • Kühtaile Alm
  • Hochoetz down to Ochsengarten
  • WIDI Theme Trails - Hoch hinaus
  • Bielefelder Hut
  • WIDI Theme Trail - Glück auf! Die spannende Welt der Bergmänner
  • Trail of senses Hochoetz
  • Acherberg Alm Hochoetz
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
309 m
Descent
309 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Mountain railway ascent/descent

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