SAUTENS -> Office -> through the village -> Beerweg -> Oetz -> along the river -> bach to Sautens -> SAUTENS
You start this hike in Oetz at the central parking. From there walk down the river and follow the asphalt road t the "Piburg Bridge", cross the river and walk on to Beerweg. This nice road leads you over snowy fields to the village Sautens. You cross the river again and follow the Medinger Weg next to the river back to Oetz.
You can also start this hike in Sautens.
Rest StopGasthof Hotel Post
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
Tips, hints and linksMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern
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.
The following parking facilities are available in Sautens:
- directly in front of the town hall - free of charge
- right after the big bridge (turnoff B186) on the big gravel parking lot - free of charge
- at the sports field / Kalkofen - free of charge
- in front of the elementary school / kindergarden, Kirchblickweg - free of charge
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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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