OETZ -> Brandachbrücke -> Lindenwald -> Habichen -> unteres Ebele -> oberes Ebele -> Kalvarienberg -> Acherkogelbahn -> Brandachbrücke -> OETZ
Distance 5.7 km
Highest point1,025 m
Lowest point776 m
The starting point is the central car park in Oetz. From there you walk along the river "Ötztaler Ache", always slightly uphill, past the Brandach Bridge to a small forest. Here you keep left and hike through the beautiful forest towards Hotel Waldhof. Cross the road there and walk through the first part of Habichen until you reach a junction towards "Ebele". Continue on this path. The steep trail can get very icy, so be careful! After a short while you pass the platform "Unteres Ebele". Here the view stretches out of the valley towards Oetz. The path climbs up steeply to the next viewing platform "oberes Ebele", which offers a great view over the village of Habichen. Follow the path until you come to a wide forest road. This meanders downhill through the forest, past the chapel "Kalvarienberg" to the Acherkogel cable car. Continue down the road towards the main road and cross it. Now the path leads back to the Brandach bridge. From there walk the original way back to the town center.
When you leave the forest and reacht the river, you can first turn left and walk another 10 minutes to "Weller-bridge".
Safety informationPlease 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
Getting thereThe 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
ParkingThe 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.
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EquipmentAppropriate 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.
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