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Winter Hiking recommended route

Winterrunde Wellerbrücke 402

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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m 820 800 780 760 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km
OETZ -> Wellerbrücke -> Habichen -> OETZ
easy
Distance 3.4 km
1:00 h
60 m
59 m
836 m
775 m
A nice and easy hike from Oetz to the idyllic brigde "Weller Brücke". The hike starts in the center of Oetz. From here you walk towards the river "Ötztaler Ache" and follow it on a slightly uphill rising path into the valley until you reach the brigde "Weller Brücke". The beautiful wooden bridge, the romantic winter scenery and the loud raging water invites you to linger. Then you hike through the forest to Habichen and from there you get back to Oetz on a paved path on the other side of the road.
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
836 m
Lowest point
775 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 24.41%Forested/wild trail 15.04%Path 52.59%Road 0.60%Unknown 7.34%
Asphalt
0.8 km
Forested/wild trail
0.5 km
Path
1.8 km
Road
0 km
Unknown
0.2 km
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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

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

Start

Oetz (775 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202434, 10.897204
DMS
47°12'08.8"N 10°53'49.9"E
UTM
32T 643688 5229406
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Destination

Oetz

Turn-by-turn directions

A nice and easy hike from Oetz to the idyllic brigde "Weller Brücke". The hike starts in the center of Oetz. From here you walk towards the river "Ötztaler Ache" and follow it on a slightly uphill rising path into the valley until you reach the brigde "Weller Brücke". The beautiful wooden bridge, the romantic winter scenery and the loud raging water invites you to linger. Then you hike through the forest to Habichen and from there you get back to Oetz on a paved path on the other side of the road.

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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 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 options 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 for several days' tours: Parking Oetz town center, the ticket is available at the tourist office Oetz.

Coordinates

DD
47.202434, 10.897204
DMS
47°12'08.8"N 10°53'49.9"E
UTM
32T 643688 5229406
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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

  • Viewing point Ebele 406
  • Winter path Habichersee 405
  • 5 Orte 444
  • winter hike Oetz - Tumpen
  • winter round Oetz - Piburg 400
  • Winterweg Wellerbrücke 403
  • Winterrunde Sautens 401
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.4 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
60 m
Descent
59 m
Highest point
836 m
Lowest point
775 m
Circular route Family-friendly Way cleared Groomed snow

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