Oetz -> Wellerbrücke -> Habicher See -> Elsinger Weg -> Brandach Brücke -> OETZ
This hike starts in Oetz. You walk beside the river to Weller-Bridge. At the bridge you walk up at the left hand side to Habichen. At the crosspoint you walk right through the fields. At the next corsspoint you turn right again on the aspahlt road. Walk over the wooden bridge and reach the old house of family "Grassmayr". The paintings are very interesting. About 100 meters next to the house is the corsspoint to "Habicher See". Take your time to enjoy the silence at the small lake and take a look at the ice-cellar.
On the way back you first walk to the last crosspoint and there turn left. Through the forest is a steep forest road up to "Elsinger Weg" and down to Oetz.
The lake is one of the 9 treasures. A treasure-book waits for special entries.
Safety informationEasy hiking trail, particularly suitable for beginners. Please mind the current weather forecast at www.oetztal.com
Ötztal Tourismus T +43 5 72 00 500
Tips, hints and linksMore details about hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereOetz 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
ParkingThe 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.
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentIt 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.
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