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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Panoramabiketour nach Hochoetz (659)

Mountainbike Routes · Oetztal
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  • Hochoetz Panoramatour
    / Hochoetz Panoramatour
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Oetz
    / Oetz
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  •  Kühtaile Alm (1.988 m)
    / Kühtaile Alm (1.988 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  •  Bielefelder Hütte (2.150 m)
    / Bielefelder Hütte (2.150 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  •  Acherberg Alm (1.888 m)
    / Acherberg Alm (1.888 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  •  Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2.020 m)
    / Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2.020 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Panoramabiketour nach Hochoetz  (659)
1000 1500 2000 2500 m km 5 10 15 20 25 30 Kühtaile Alm Balbach Alm Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz Bielefelder Hütte Almgasthof Acherberg Alm

One of the classic mountain bike routes in the lower Ötztal valley, covering 30 km and challenging 1480 meters of altitude gain. Ambitious bikers in a very good physical shape can master this trail without difficulty. 

difficult
31.7 km
3:00 h
1519 m
1519 m

The first stage leads to Hochoetz, a quite renowned route among mountain bikers due to its steeply winding asphalt road to Kühtai pass. This is also a part of the Ötztaler Cycle Marathon. At the height of Ochsengarten you turn into the strenuous gravel path in the direction of Bielefelder Hütte. The switch-backing ascent is really demanding and there is almost no time for taking a deep breathe. The hut at 2104 m above sea level is the highest point of the tour. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Ötztal and lake Piburger See. 

Before you start the speedy downhill you are strongly recommended to check your brakes again. The steep descent can be very challenging in some sections as you conquer no less than 1480 meters of elevation loss.

Author’s recommendation

Wer rasante Abfahrten liebt, kann auch mit der Acherkogelbahn bis zum Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz fahren und von dort mit dem Bike zu beiden Seiten abfahren. Entlang der gesamten Strecke bleibt man auf gut befestigten Wegen. ACHTUNG: Ein Ausscheren auf schmale Trails oder Wanderwege ist hier nicht erlaubt.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
2112 m
Lowest point
775 m

Rest Stop

Balbach Alm
Kühtaile Alm
Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
Almgasthof Acherberg Alm
Bielefelder Hütte

Tips, hints and links

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Oetz (775 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.203340, 10.896890
UTM
32T 643662 5229506

Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

The first stage leads to Hochoetz, a quite renowned route among mountain bikers due to its steeply winding asphalt road to Kühtai pass. This is also a part of the Ötztaler Cycle Marathon. At the height of Ochsengarten you turn into the strenuous gravel path in the direction of Bielefelder Hütte. The switch-backing ascent is really demanding and there is almost no time for taking a deep breathe. The hut at 2104 m above sea level is the highest point of the tour. Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Ötztal and lake Piburger See. 

Before you start the speedy downhill you are strongly recommended to check your brakes again. The steep descent can be very challenging in some sections as you conquer no less than 1480 meters of elevation loss.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
31.7 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
1519 m
Descent
1519 m

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