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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Hiking Trail recommended route

Armelen hut

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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  • Wanderung Armelenhütte
    Wanderung Armelenhütte
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OETZ -> Weller-bridge -> Kohlstatt -> ARMELEN HUT
difficult
Distance 5.5 km
3:00 h
1,020 m
50 m
1,753 m
776 m
Start in the village center of Oetz. From there you walk next to the Ötz river to Weller-bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the forest trail to Kohlstatt. There you turn on the small and steep path to Armelen hut.

On your way back you take the same path or you walk down to "Tumpen" on the forest road. From tumpen you have a good bus connection back to Oetz.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,753 m
Lowest point
776 m
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Rest stops

Armelen Hütte

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

Start

Oetz (776 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.202594, 10.897514
DMS
47°12'09.3"N 10°53'51.1"E
UTM
32T 643711 5229424
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Destination

Armelen Hut

Turn-by-turn directions

Start in the village center of Oetz. From there you walk next to the Ötz river to Weller-bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the forest trail to Kohlstatt. There you turn on the small and steep path to Armelen hut.

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 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
47.202594, 10.897514
DMS
47°12'09.3"N 10°53'51.1"E
UTM
32T 643711 5229424
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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.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
1,020 m
Descent
50 m
Highest point
1,753 m
Lowest point
776 m
Scenic Linear route Refreshment stops available

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