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Hiking Trail recommended route

Lake Ambergersee

Hiking Trail · Haiming
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SATTELE -> Amberger See -> SATTELE
moderate
Distance 8.7 km
3:30 h
351 m
351 m
You start at the parking place "Sattele". From there follow the hiking path through the forest to the lake Ambergersee. Enjoy the nice view from the lake to the mountain Acherkogel, which reflects in the lake. 

To come back to Sattele you first walk on the wide forest road to the asphalt road and back up to Sattele.

 

Author’s recommendation

A visit at this lake is a local insider tip! Enjoy the silence there!
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
1,770 m
Lowest point
1,460 m
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Safety information

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

Tips and hints

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

Start

Sattele above Ochsengarten (1,689 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.231204, 10.927765
DMS
47°13'52.3"N 10°55'40.0"E
UTM
32T 645924 5232660
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Destination

Sattele above Ochsengarten

Turn-by-turn directions

You start at the parking place "Sattele". From there follow the hiking path through the forest to the lake Ambergersee. Enjoy the nice view from the lake to the mountain Acherkogel, which reflects in the lake. 

To come back to Sattele you first walk on the wide forest road to the asphalt road and back up to Sattele.

Note


all notes on protected areas

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

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is thelongest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to theentrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the countryroads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Ochsengarten:
  • above Ochsengarten - paid parking at the Sattele 

Coordinates

DD
47.231204, 10.927765
DMS
47°13'52.3"N 10°55'40.0"E
UTM
32T 645924 5232660
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Similar routes nearby

  • Grünwaslekreuz peak
  • Feldring Alm
  • Almhof Mareil over Sattele
  • Ochsengarten - Toboggan run Feldringalm - Haiming
  • Faltegartenköpfl peak
  • peak Faltegartenköpfl and Grünwaslkreuz
  • Winterhiking Route Ochsengarten - Feldring Alm
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.7 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
351 m
Descent
351 m
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