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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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WIDI Theme Trails - Hoch hinaus

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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Map / WIDI Theme Trails - Hoch hinaus
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PANORAMARESTAURANT (2.020m) -> Balanceakt -> Bielefelder Hütte (2.150m) -> Kletterkristall -> WIDIs Fotoplattform -> PANORAMARESTAURANT (2.020m)
easy
1.4 km
1:30 h
130 m
130 m
On this trail you will see the world from a jackdaw’s view: from high above! How far can you climb up the Climbing Crystal? How many mountain peaks can you see from the viewing platform? Learn the answers to these and many other interesting questions along the way. And don’t forget to smile: at the end of the trail you have the opportunity to snap a fun photo of you and WIDI.

 

Distance: 1.5K

Walking time: approx. 1 hr.

Station: Top station > Balanceakt > Bielefelder Hütte – Kletterkristall > WIDIs Fotoplattform > Top station

Refreshment stop: Bielefelder Hütte

Author’s recommendation

Do not forget! At the panoramic restaurant and the Bielefelder Hütte you get a "WIDI-Friends-Stamp"

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2112 m
Lowest point
2017 m
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: 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

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2017 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.212312, 10.931899
UTM
32T 646288 5230568

Destination

Bielefelder Hütte

Turn-by-turn directions

On this trail you will see the world from a jackdaw’s view: from high above! How far can you climb up the Climbing Crystal? How many mountain peaks can you see from the viewing platform? Learn the answers to these and many other interesting questions along the way. And don’t forget to smile: at the end of the trail you have the opportunity to snap a fun photo of you and WIDI.

 

Distance: 1.5K

Walking time: approx. 1 hr.

Station: Top station > Balanceakt > Bielefelder Hütte – Kletterkristall > WIDIs Fotoplattform > Top station

Refreshment stop: Bielefelder Hütte

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.
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
1.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
130 m
Descent
130 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent

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