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Hiking Trail recommended route

Kühtaile Alm

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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PANORAMA RESTAURANT HOCHOETZ --> KÜHTAILE ALM
easy
Distance 1 km
0:30 h
32 m
32 m
Uphill ride with the Acherkogel cable car. From the top you walk down at the left hand side to Kühtaile Alm. You pass by the playground "Crystall water" and reach the hut on an easy hiking path. This path is also possible for wheel chairs with electric support and child carrier.

 

Other possibility: From the top of the cable car you first walk to the big playground "WIDIVERSUM" and from there to the viewing point "Rotes Wandl". Approx. 45 miutes

You walk up from Ochsengarten on the forest road. Approx. 1,5 hours

Author’s recommendation

water playground: crystal water

small petting zoo at the hut

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
1,988 m
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Rest Stop

Alte Kühtaile Alm
Kühtaile Alm

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary.  Please mind the current weather forecast at www.oetztal.com

Tips and hints

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

Start

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2,017 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.212223, 10.931950
DMS
47°12'44.0"N 10°55'55.0"E
UTM
32T 646293 5230558
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Destination

Kühtaile Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

Uphill ride with the Acherkogel cable car. From the top you walk down at the left hand side to Kühtaile Alm. You pass by the playground "Crystall water" and reach the hut on an easy hiking path. This path is also possible for wheel chairs with electric support and child carrier.

 

Other possibility: From the top of the cable car you first walk to the big playground "WIDIVERSUM" and from there to the viewing point "Rotes Wandl". Approx. 45 miutes

You walk up from Ochsengarten on the forest road. Approx. 1,5 hours

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
47.212223, 10.931950
DMS
47°12'44.0"N 10°55'55.0"E
UTM
32T 646293 5230558
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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, 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.

Similar routes nearby

  • Hut tour Hochoetz
  • Hochoetz down to Ochsengarten
  • Bielefelder Hut
  • Trail of senses Hochoetz
  • Miners Trail Hochoetz with Wetterkreuz peak
  • Wetterkreuz peak via Hochoetz
  • Mountain peak Rosskopf
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
32 m
Descent
32 m
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