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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Winter Hiking

Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See - Piburg

Winter Hiking • Oetztal
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  • Piburger See
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Map / Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See - Piburg
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easy
5.9 km
2:00 h
246 m
246 m
From the village center in Oetz over the Piburger bridge - turn left after the carpentry - over the wide forest trail (Elsinger Weg) up to Piburger See. Along the left bank of the lake to the hamlet of Piburg. Return over the road to Oetz.

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Altitude
981 m
768 m

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. 

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Oetz (769 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.204077, 10.893375
UTM
32T 643394 5229581

Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

From the village center in Oetz over the Piburger bridge - turn left after the carpentry - over the wide forest trail (Elsinger Weg) up to Piburger See. Along the left bank of the lake to the hamlet of Piburg. Return over the road 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 Piburg at the Hotel Seerose, subject to charges.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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  • Rundweg Sautens
    Roundway Sautens
  • Sautens im Winter
    Drei-Kirchenblick-Runde
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  • Winterwandern in Hochoetz
    Rotes Wandl
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.9 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
246 m
Descent
246 m

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