Snowshoe & Winter Hiking in Vent

Winter Hiking
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Immerse yourself in the white winter landscape

The breathtaking winter walking trails lead right across snow-covered forests,or white fields. Discover the region's most beautiful spots and hidden places on a myriad of cleared and perfectly signposted winter walking routes. You can also enjoy a guided snowshoe hike - trails and destinations are available in abundance. Also children will have endless fun – simply try it!

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Oetz - Lake Piburger See - Oetz

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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  • Piburger See
    / Piburger See
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  • Wanderung zum Piburgersee
    / Wanderung zum Piburgersee
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  • Piburger See
    / Piburger See
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  • Badespaß am Piburger See
    / Badespaß am Piburger See
  • Piburger See
    / Piburger See
  • Piburger See
    / Piburger See
  • / Piburger See
  • / Piburgersee
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  • / Rundwanderung
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  • / Wellerbrücke
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OETZ -> Piburger See -> Wellerbrücke -> OETZ
easy
7 km
2:30 h
297 m
296 m
Walk from the village center of Oetz next to the river to "Brandach-bridge"/Rafting entrance. Cross the bridge and follow the trail first over the fields and the through the forest up to the lake Piburger See. Walk around the lake. On your way back, you take the forest road and the Weller-bridge to come back to Oetz. 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
959 m
Lowest point
776 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

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
47.202675, 10.897470
UTM
32T 643707 5229433

Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Walk from the village center of Oetz next to the river to "Brandach-bridge"/Rafting entrance. Cross the bridge and follow the trail first over the fields and the through the forest up to the lake Piburger See. Walk around the lake. On your way back, you take the forest road and the Weller-bridge to come back to Oetz. 

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

Author’s map recommendations

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

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
297 m
Descent
296 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Geological highlights

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