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WIDI Theme Trail - Glück auf! Die spannende Welt der Bergmänner

Hiking Trail · Oetz
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  • Kristallwasser
    / Kristallwasser
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  • Spielplatz Kristallwasser
    / Spielplatz Kristallwasser
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  • Kunos Seilzug
    / Kunos Seilzug
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  • Widiversum Hochoetz
    / Widiversum Hochoetz
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  • Tierische Bewohner auf der Balbach Alm
    / Tierische Bewohner auf der Balbach Alm
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  • Balbach Alm Terrasse
    / Balbach Alm Terrasse
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  • / Kühtaile Alm
  • / Baily und Amadeo
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PANORAMARESTAURANT (2.020) -> Kristallfelsen -> Steinmühle -> Stollen -> Balbach Alm (1.957m) -> Seilzug -> Kühtaile Alm (1.988m) -> Kristallwasser -> PANORAMARESTAURANT (2.020m)
easy
2.7 km
1:00 h
110 m
110 m
This trail is all about Miner Kuno. Follow his lead and learn all about mining. What can you find inside caves and mines? Where do crystals come from?

 

Distance: 2.5K

Walking time: approx. 1 hr.

Station: Top station > Kristallfelsen > Steinmühle > Kunos Stollen > Balbach Alm – Kunos Seilzug > Kühtaile Alm – Kristallwasser > Top station

Refreshment stop: Balbach Alm, Kühtaile Alm

Author’s recommendation

Do not forget! At the panoramic restaurant, the Balbach Alm and the Kühtaile Alm you get a "WIDI-Friends-Stamp"

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2061 m
Lowest point
1951 m
Best time of year
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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 mind the current weather forecast at www.oetztal.com

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz (2017 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.212346, 10.931933
UTM
32T 646291 5230572

Destination

Panoramarestaurant Hochoetz

Turn-by-turn directions

This trail is all about Miner Kuno. Follow his lead and learn all about mining. What can you find inside caves and mines? Where do crystals come from?

 

Distance: 2.5K

Walking time: approx. 1 hr.

Station: Top station > Kristallfelsen > Steinmühle > Kunos Stollen > Balbach Alm – Kunos Seilzug > Kühtaile Alm – Kristallwasser > Top station

Refreshment stop: Balbach Alm, Kühtaile Alm

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

Oetz is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Oetz:
  • Parking Acherkogelbahn - free for guests of the gondola lift, camping prohibited
  • Parking lot Raftingeinsteinstelle (at the end of Oetz on the right side) - free, but limited parking (alternatively Acherkogelbahn 150 m), camping prohibited
  • Oetz parking area (subject to a charge)
  • Parking at night during several days' tours: Central parking place Oetz, The ticket is available at the information office Oetz.
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #043 | Ötztaler Alpen Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.7 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
110 m
Descent
110 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly Mountain railway ascent/descent

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