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Winter Hiking recommended route

winter round Oetz - Piburg 400

Winter Hiking · Oetz · closed
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  • Eislaufen am Piburger See
    Eislaufen am Piburger See
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m 1000 900 800 700 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Gasthaus Seehäusl am Piburger See Parkplatz Zentrumsparkplatz Oetz Hotel Seerose Gasthof Piburger See Piburger See Restaurant Achwirt
ZENTRUMSPARKPLATZ OETZ -> Elsinger Weg -> Piburger See -> Piburg -> ZENTRUMSPARKPLATZ OETZ
closed
moderate
Distance 6.3 km
2:30 h
283 m
283 m
982 m
769 m
The starting point of this winter walk is the central car park in Oetz. First you walk along the river to the Brandach Bridge, cross it and follow the path to Kohlstatt. From here, follow the signs to the lake "Piburgersee". The left side of the lake is flat and gets prepared in winter, therefore it makes it a easy walk. The lake "Piburger See" is a natural jewel, embedded in the nature reserve Piburger See. There are lots of mysteries and stories about the lake. In cold winters, the ice sheet freezes completely and will be prepared and released for ice skating. The path leads up to the village of Piburg. From there you follow the quite road back to Oetz.

Author’s recommendation

From Mid-December to Mid-April you can take the ski bus from Piburg back to Oetz. The bus runs 4 times a day, the time schedule can you find on www.oetz.com 
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
982 m
Lowest point
769 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Track types

Asphalt 20.41%Dirt road 10.82%Forested/wild trail 10.77%Path 25.99%Road 30.10%Unknown 1.88%
Asphalt
1.3 km
Dirt road
0.7 km
Forested/wild trail
0.7 km
Path
1.6 km
Road
1.9 km
Unknown
0.1 km
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Rest stops

Gasthaus Seehäusl am Piburger See
Hotel Seerose
restaurant Achwirt

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

Start

Oetz Zentrumsparkplatz (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202077, 10.897746
DMS
47°12'07.5"N 10°53'51.9"E
UTM
32T 643730 5229367
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Destination

Oetz Zentrumsparkplatz

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point of this winter walk is the central car park in Oetz. First you walk along the river to the Brandach Bridge, cross it and follow the path to Kohlstatt. From here, follow the signs to the lake "Piburgersee". The left side of the lake is flat and gets prepared in winter, therefore it makes it a easy walk. The lake "Piburger See" is a natural jewel, embedded in the nature reserve Piburger See. There are lots of mysteries and stories about the lake. In cold winters, the ice sheet freezes completely and will be prepared and released for ice skating. The path leads up to the village of Piburg. From there you follow the quite road back to Oetz.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: 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
47.202077, 10.897746
DMS
47°12'07.5"N 10°53'51.9"E
UTM
32T 643730 5229367
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Information Winter Oetz I available Information Oetz

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #43 | 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.

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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.3 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
283 m
Descent
283 m
Highest point
982 m
Lowest point
769 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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