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Viewing point Ebele - Oetz

Winter Hiking · Oetz
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Map / Viewing point Ebele - Oetz
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OETZ Acherkogelbahn -> Kalvarienberg -> oberes Ebele -> unteres Ebele -> Habichen -> Lindenwald -> Brandachbrücke -> OETZ Acherkogelbahn
5 km
2:30 h
243 m
244 m
You start at the parking in the center of oetz and walk to the cable car station at the end of the village. Walk up to the small chapel "Kalvarienberg" and from there higher to "Ebele". The panoramic point offers a beautiful view over the village Habichen. Follow the trail down to Habichen. Sometimes this trail is quite steep, be carefull of ice! 
In Habichen cross the road and at Hotel Waldhof you turn left and into the forest again. 

The easy trail leads you through the romantic forest to the river. You walk beside the river back to Brandach-bridge and fro there back to the village center.

Author’s recommendation

When you leave the forest and reacht the river, you can first turn left and walk another 10 minutes to "Weller-bridge". 

Altitude
1025 m
782 m
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Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.

 

Ötztal Tourismus T +43 5 72 00 500 info@oetztal.com

Equipment

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

Start

Oetz Zentrumsparkplatz (806 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.200017, 10.903067
UTM
32T 644139 5229148

Destination

Oetz Zentrumsparkplatz

Turn-by-turn directions

You start at the parking in the center of oetz and walk to the cable car station at the end of the village. Walk up to the small chapel "Kalvarienberg" and from there higher to "Ebele". The panoramic point offers a beautiful view over the village Habichen. Follow the trail down to Habichen. Sometimes this trail is quite steep, be carefull of ice! In Habichen cross the road and at Hotel Waldhof you turn left and into the forest again. 

The easy trail leads you through the romantic forest to the river. You walk beside the river back to Brandach-bridge and fro there back to the village center.

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

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

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Distance
5 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
243 m
Descent
244 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops

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