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Mountainbike Routes recommended route

6001 Oetz - Seejöchl Piburg

Mountainbike Routes · Oetztal · Open
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A nice, moderat bike tour with a fantastic view high above the stunning Piburger See! Ideal for sporty bikers and e-bikers!
Open
moderate
Distance 11.1 km
2:00 h
327 m
336 m
1,048 m
753 m
Starting from the center car park in Oetz, ride along the river and then turn left into the forest towards Piburgersee. Continue on the forest road until you reach the junction `Piburger See` . The short but steep ascent demands a lot from bikers, but the view from the Seejöchl rewards all the effort. From there follow the forest path to Haderlehn and further via the winter sledding run to Sautens. From there you ride back the Ötztal cycle path back to Oetz.
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,048 m
Lowest point
753 m
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Track types

Asphalt 30.74%Dirt road 28.12%Nature trail 27.83%Path 7.03%Road 6.25%
Asphalt
3.4 km
Dirt road
3.1 km
Nature trail
3.1 km
Path
0.8 km
Road
0.7 km
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Rest stops

Gasthaus Seehäusl am Piburger See

Safety information

The sometimes fairly stepps climbs and difficult downhill stretches require both sporty biking skills and defensive cycling. Good stamina and intermediate biking rechniques are an absolute must. Sporty and active (pleasure) cycling ist he main priority.

Tips and hints

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

center car park Oetz (777 m)
Coordinates:
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47.202828, 10.897769
DMS
47°12'10.2"N 10°53'52.0"E
UTM
32T 643730 5229451
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Destination

center car park Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

The promising bike tour starts at the center car park in Oetz. Right next to the car park is as well a bus stop for buses with bike transport (Oetz council office). From the car park, turn twice right and then follow the paved path along the river for approx. 500 m. At the cross "Piburger Straße", turn left, cross the bridge and then continue left along the Elsingerweg towards Piburgersee and continue over the verly steep serpentines in the direction of Seejöchl. This is the steepest section of the tour, which means pedaling hard. After overcoming this last incline, a easy section will bring you to the to the `Seejöchl` junction. You will have to walk do be able to reach the viewing platform.  The view over the lake `Piburger See` with the mountains towering behind it, rewards for all the effort The `Seejöchl` invites you to unwind. Continuing on the tour, along the at first flat forest road, which will steepen up towars `Piburg´ and further on to forest track towards `Haderlehn`. From there you ride down the winter sledding run to Sautens. Once reached the village, follow the street downwards until you meet the Ötztal cycle path, which you continue to follow back to Oetz.

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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 out 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 vallly 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 in Oetz:

 

center parking space Oetz, chargeable € 0,50/ car / 30 min

Coordinates

DD
47.202828, 10.897769
DMS
47°12'10.2"N 10°53'52.0"E
UTM
32T 643730 5229451
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Approproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, helmet, gloves, glasses, GPS device or detailed maps. If there is no hut on the way please bring a snack and enough to drink.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.1 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
327 m
Descent
336 m
Highest point
1,048 m
Lowest point
753 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available

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