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Winter Hiking recommended route

winter round Oetz - Piburg (400)

Winter Hiking · Oetz · closed
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ZENTRUMSPARKPLATZ OETZ -> Elsinger Weg -> Piburger See -> Piburg -> ZENTRUMSPARKPLATZ OETZ
closed
moderate
Distance 7 km
2:30 h
295 m
295 m
982 m
769 m
This hike start at the central parking in Oetz. From there you follow the paved road next to the river to the Piburg Bridge. After crossing the river you turn left and walk on the forest road Elsingerweg up to the Piburger lake.  

You walk along the left hand site of the lake and up to the village Piburg. From there you follow the main 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
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Track types

Asphalt 25.90%Dirt road 29.84%Nature trail 1.59%Path 12.61%Road 28.80%Unknown 1.23%
Asphalt
1.8 km
Dirt road
2.1 km
Nature trail
0.1 km
Path
0.9 km
Road
2 km
Unknown
0.1 km
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Rest stops

Gasthaus Seehäusl am Piburger See
restaurant Achwirt
Hotel Seerose

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
47.202397, 10.897493
DMS
47°12'08.6"N 10°53'51.0"E
UTM
32T 643710 5229402
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Destination

Oetz Zentrumsparkplatz

Turn-by-turn directions

This hike start at the central parking in Oetz. From there you follow the paved road next to the river to the Piburg Bridge. After crossing the river you turn left and walk on the forest road Elsingerweg up to the Piburger lake.  

You walk along the left hand site of the lake and up to the village Piburg. From there you follow the main 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
47.202397, 10.897493
DMS
47°12'08.6"N 10°53'51.0"E
UTM
32T 643710 5229402
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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

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  • Viewing point Ebele
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  • Medinger Way Round Sautens - Ötz - Sautens
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  • Seejöchlround
  • Elsinger Way: Lake Piburger See
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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
295 m
Descent
295 m
Highest point
982 m
Lowest point
769 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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