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Winter Hiking recommended route

winter hike Oetz - Tumpen

Winter Hiking · Oetz · closed
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m 950 900 850 800 750 5 4 3 2 1 km Hotel Habicherhof Gasthof Plattner Habicher See Aktivhotel Waldhof
ZENTRUMSPARKPLATZ OETZ --> Habichen --> TUMPEN
closed
moderate
Distance 5 km
2:00 h
152 m
4 m
928 m
776 m
The hiking trail leads from the center car park in Oetz along a paved path to the town Habichen. In Habichen you cross the street at the Hotel Waldhof and continue on a forest path. This path leads into a wide meadow path and further onto a paved side road. Through a wood covered brigde you cross the Ötztaler Ache. Tip: After about 300 meters, there leads a path to the Habicher lake. The small detour takes about 15 minutes.

At the end of Habichen you continue on the paved side road further up to the main road. Next to the main road, a separate path leads up two hairpin corners to a forest junction. Follow the beautiful forest path which leads you to Tumpen.

In Tumpen you can get the bus back to Oetz.

Author’s recommendation

visit the small Habicher Lake 
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
928 m
Lowest point
776 m
Best time of year
Jan
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Track types

Asphalt 39.13%Dirt road 5.89%Forested/wild trail 4.65%Path 32.23%Road 4.56%Unknown 13.50%
Asphalt
2 km
Dirt road
0.3 km
Forested/wild trail
0.2 km
Path
1.6 km
Road
0.2 km
Unknown
0.7 km
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Rest stops

active hotel Waldhof
Hotel Habicherhof
Gasthof Plattner

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

www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

Oetz central parking (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202820, 10.897370
DMS
47°12'10.2"N 10°53'50.5"E
UTM
32T 643699 5229449
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Destination

Tumpen

Turn-by-turn directions

The hiking trail leads from the center car park in Oetz along a paved path to the town Habichen. In Habichen you cross the street at the Hotel Waldhof and continue on a forest path. This path leads into a wide meadow path and further onto a paved side road. Through a wood covered brigde you cross the Ötztaler Ache. Tip: After about 300 meters, there leads a path to the Habicher lake. The small detour takes about 15 minutes.

At the end of Habichen you continue on the paved side road further up to the main road. Next to the main road, a separate path leads up two hairpin corners to a forest junction. Follow the beautiful forest path which leads you to Tumpen.

In Tumpen you can get the bus 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
47.202820, 10.897370
DMS
47°12'10.2"N 10°53'50.5"E
UTM
32T 643699 5229449
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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

  • 5 Orte 444
  • Viewing point Ebele 406
  • Winterrunde Wellerbrücke 402
  • Winter path Habichersee 405
  • Winterweg Wellerbrücke 403
  • winter round Oetz - Piburg 400
  • Winterrunde Sautens 401
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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
152 m
Descent
4 m
Highest point
928 m
Lowest point
776 m
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