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Hiking Trail recommended route

"9 treasures" Lake Habicher See

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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  • Habicher See
    / Habicher See
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  • / Habichersee Steg
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  • / Habichersee
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  • / Oetz - Habichen
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  • / Piburger See und seine 9 Schätze
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m 900 850 800 750 5 4 3 2 1 km Habicher See Wellerbrücke
Oetz -> Wellerbrücke -> Habicher See -> Elsinger Weg -> Brandach Brücke -> OETZ
easy
Distance 5.4 km
1:30 h
190 m
190 m
This hike starts in Oetz. You walk beside the river to Weller-Bridge. At the bridge you walk up at the left hand side to Habichen. At the crosspoint you walk right through the fields. At the next corsspoint you turn right again on the aspahlt road. Walk over the wooden bridge and reach the old house of family "Grassmayr". The paintings are very interesting. About 100 meters next to the house is the corsspoint to "Habicher See". Take your time to enjoy the silence at the small lake and take a look at the ice-cellar. 

On the way back you first walk to the last crosspoint and there turn left. Through the forest is a steep forest road up to "Elsinger Weg" and down to Oetz. 

Author’s recommendation

The lake is one of the 9 treasures. A treasure-book waits for special entries. 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
880 m
Lowest point
820 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Easy hiking trail, particularly suitable for beginners. Please mind the current weather forecast at www.oetztal.com

Ötztal Tourismus T +43 5 72 00 500 

Tips and hints

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

Start

Oetz central parking (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202683, 10.897391
DMS
47°12'09.7"N 10°53'50.6"E
UTM
32T 643701 5229434
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Destination

Oetz central parking

Turn-by-turn directions

This hike starts in Oetz. You walk beside the river to Weller-Bridge. At the bridge you walk up at the left hand side to Habichen. At the crosspoint you walk right through the fields. At the next corsspoint you turn right again on the aspahlt road. Walk over the wooden bridge and reach the old house of family "Grassmayr". The paintings are very interesting. About 100 meters next to the house is the corsspoint to "Habicher See". Take your time to enjoy the silence at the small lake and take a look at the ice-cellar. 

On the way back you first walk to the last crosspoint and there turn left. Through the forest is a steep forest road up to "Elsinger Weg" and down to Oetz. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

Oetz 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)
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Central parking place Oetz, The ticket is available at the information office Oetz.

 

Coordinates

DD
47.202683, 10.897391
DMS
47°12'09.7"N 10°53'50.6"E
UTM
32T 643701 5229434
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Similar routes nearby

  • Oetz - Lake Piburger See - Oetz
  • "9 treasures" - Ebele
  • Armelen hut
  • Viewing points Seejöchl and Kanzel
  • "9 treasures" - Hexenplatte
  • Panorama Restaurant and WIDIVERSUM Hochoetz
  • Seehäusl and Restaurant at the lake
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
190 m
Descent
190 m
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