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Winter hiking trail to Rotes Wandl vantage point

Winter Hiking · Oetz
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PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ - Rotes Wandl - PANORAMARESTAURANT HOCHOETZ
easy
1.6 km
0:45 h
56 m
55 m
The hike starts at the panorama restaurant at the top of the Acherkogel cable car or Ochsengarten cable car. You follow the flat and prepared path to the vantage point "Rotes Wandl". From there you walk down to the Old Kühtaile Alm (no restaurant) and from there you follow the rising path back to the starting point.

 

Length: 1.5 km cleared panoramic circular trail

Hiking time: approx. 30 minutes

Level of difficulty: easy

Start/access: Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Author’s recommendation

For kids the WIDIs MOVIESHUTTLE is a must-see! 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2,015 m
Lowest point
1,959 m
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Rest Stop

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Safety information

Please have a look at the weather forecast and the avalanche bulletin: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html  & https://avalanche.report/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de 

Start

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2,014 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.212040, 10.931811
DMS
47°12'43.3"N 10°55'54.5"E
UTM
32T 646282 5230537
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Destination

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Turn-by-turn directions

The hike starts at the panorama restaurant at the top of the Acherkogel cable car or Ochsengarten cable car. You follow the flat and prepared path to the vantage point "Rotes Wandl". From there you walk down to the Old Kühtaile Alm (no restaurant) and from there you follow the rising path back to the starting point.

 

 

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 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 

Coordinates

DD
47.212040, 10.931811
DMS
47°12'43.3"N 10°55'54.5"E
UTM
32T 646282 5230537
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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

  • Ochsengarten's Roundway
  • Winterhiking Route Ochsengarten - Feldring Alm
  • Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See
  • Medinger Way Round Sautens - Ötz - Sautens
  • Seejöchlround
  • Tour of five villages
  • Viewing point Ebele
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.6 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
56 m
Descent
55 m
Loop Scenic Refreshment stops available Family friendly Cableway ascent/descent Groomed snow

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