OETZ -> Wellerbrücke -> Habichen -> OETZ
Distance 3.4 km
A nice and easy hike from Oetz to the idyllic brigde "Weller Brücke". The hike starts in the center of Oetz. From here you walk towards the river "Ötztaler Ache" and follow it on a slightly uphill rising path into the valley until you reach the brigde "Weller Brücke". The beautiful wooden bridge, the romantic winter scenery and the loud raging water invites you to linger. Then you hike through the forest to Habichen and from there you get back to Oetz on a paved path on the other side of the road.
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 and hintsMore 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 options 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 for 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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