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Hiking Trail recommended route

Lake Pochersee

Hiking Trail · Tirol Central
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  • Pochersee beim Knappenhaus
    / Pochersee beim Knappenhaus
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  • / Knappenweg
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  • / Knappenweg Mühle
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  • / Knappenhaus
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ISSBRÜCKE -> Knappenhaus -> POCHERSEE
moderate
Distance 2.9 km
1:30 h
284 m
284 m
From Issbrücke bridge at the edge of Mareil you take the climbing forest trail to Obere Issalm. Continue on the slightly ascending route to the Mining House (Knappenhaus) with stamp mill. Below you also find scenic lake Pochersee. Return on the same route.

 

Author’s recommendation

Enjoy the silence at the lake! A picknick there is very nice!
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2,015 m
Lowest point
1,731 m
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

More details about hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Issbrücke (1,731 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.224306, 10.978961
DMS
47°13'27.5"N 10°58'44.3"E
UTM
32T 649818 5231990
w3w 
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Destination

Lake Pochersee

Turn-by-turn directions

From Issbrücke bridge at the edge of Mareil you take the climbing forest trail to Obere Issalm. Continue on the slightly ascending route to the Mining House (Knappenhaus) with stamp mill. Below you also find scenic lake Pochersee. Return on the same route.

 

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

  • Parking Issbrücke, about 5 km past Ochsengarten

 

Coordinates

DD
47.224306, 10.978961
DMS
47°13'27.5"N 10°58'44.3"E
UTM
32T 649818 5231990
w3w 
///willow.unclench.rebounded
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, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly 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.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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.

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  • Pirchkogel
  • Mittertal - Wetterkreuz
  • Ötztal Trek Stage 2
  • Dortmunder Hütte - Schweinfurter Hütte
  • Kühtai - Toboggan run
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.9 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
284 m
Descent
284 m
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