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Winter Hiking recommended route

Winter hike Hochoetz - Kühtaile Alm

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · Open
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  • / Essen
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  • / Restaurant
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Distance 0.5 km
0:20 h
3 m
40 m
2,020 m
1,988 m
The winter hiking trail runs parallel to the ski slope No. 6 slightly downhill to the Kühtaile Alm. The trail crosses the ski slope 2 times, please be careful!
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
1,988 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Kühtaile Alm
Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz
chrystal bar Hochoetz

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


Panoramic restaurant Hochoetz (2,014 m)
47.212050, 10.931870
47°12'43.4"N 10°55'54.7"E
32T 646287 5230539


Kühtaile Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

The winter hiking trail runs parallel to the ski slope No. 6 slightly downhill to the Kühtaile Alm. The trail crosses the ski slope 2 times, please be careful!


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


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


47.212050, 10.931870
47°12'43.4"N 10°55'54.7"E
32T 646287 5230539
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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


Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sunprotection, hat and gloves is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, awalking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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

  • Winter hiking trail to Rotes Wandl vantage point
  • Ochsengarten's Roundway
  • Winterhiking Route Ochsengarten - Feldring Alm
  • Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See
  • Medinger Way Round Sautens - Ötz - Sautens
  • Seejöchlround
  • winter hike Oetz - Tumpen
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0.5 km
0:20 h
3 m
40 m
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
1,988 m
Linear route Refreshment stops available Groomed snow


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