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Winter Hiking recommended route

Seejöchlround

Winter Hiking · Oetz
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OETZ -> Piburg -> Toboggan Run -> Seejöchl (Rudolf Schock Way) -> Way Kohlstatt -> back to Habichen -> OETZ
moderate
Distance 7.7 km
3:00 h
296 m
296 m
Starting in Oetz, follwoing the forest road Elsinger Weg up to Kohlstatt. Ther you turn left to Rudolf Schock Weg. The panoramic point "Seejöchl" is next to the main trail. After the viewing point you follow the forest trail to Piburg. From the small village Piburg you can walk down to Oetz on the road, or you take the ski bus. 

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,048 m
Lowest point
769 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

restaurant Achwirt
Gsthof Piburger See
Hotel Seerose

Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html & https://avalanche-report/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de

Tips and hints

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

Start

Oetz (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202618, 10.897500
DMS
47°12'09.4"N 10°53'51.0"E
UTM
32T 643710 5229427
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Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting in Oetz, follwoing the forest road Elsinger Weg up to Kohlstatt. Ther you turn left to Rudolf Schock Weg. The panoramic point "Seejöchl" is next to the main trail. After the viewing point you follow the forest trail to Piburg. From the small village Piburg you can walk down to Oetz on the road, or you take the ski bus. 

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 the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the valley and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available:
  • Parking Oetz town center- parking fee
  • Parking next to the river (at the end of Oetz on the right hand side) – free of charge, but limited parking; camping prohibited
  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Parking Oetz town center, the ticket is available at the tourist office Oetz.

Coordinates

DD
47.202618, 10.897500
DMS
47°12'09.4"N 10°53'51.0"E
UTM
32T 643710 5229427
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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, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and 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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Tour of five villages
  • Viewing point Ebele
  • Round path Oetz - Habichen
  • Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See
  • Medinger Way Round Sautens - Ötz - Sautens
  • Roundway Sautens
  • Winterround - Magic forest (410)
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.7 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
296 m
Descent
296 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Insider tip Way cleared

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