Snowshoe hiking & winter walking

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The hiking paradise of Sölden also has a marvelous winter season: 49.5 km of cleared, signposted winter hiking trails take walkers straight through snow-covered forests, white meadows and along Ötztaler Ache mountain brook. Adventure-seeking vacationers grab their snowshoes and listen to the crunching snow under their feet while lively Sölden disappears in the background. Trudging  through the untouched white either on your own or accompanied by a local guide you will take new insights on the way to rustic mountain huts.

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Lake Piburger See-Round

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medium
9.9 km
2:30 h
565 m
565 m
Starting point: Oetz village center

From the village center you head towards the children‘s playground nearHaidach sports field. Follow the broad forest trail leading up to lake PiburgerSee. Along the western lakeshore to the hamlet of Piburg. Back to Oetz alongthe main road. (Time: 2 hrs)

 

Difficulty
medium
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Altitude
1025 m
775 m
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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

Oetz (776 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.203334 N 10.896953 E
UTM
32T 643667 5229505

Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point: Oetz village center

From the village center you head towards the children‘s playground nearHaidach sports field. Follow the broad forest trail leading up to lake PiburgerSee. Along the western lakeshore to the hamlet of Piburg. Back to Oetz alongthe main road. (Time: 2 hrs)

 

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 / Piburg:
  • 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.
  • Parking Piburg at the Hotel Seerose, subject to charges.

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
medium
Distance
9.9 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
565 m
Descent
565 m

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