Snowshoe Hiking in the Ötztal

Guided Snowshoe Hikes in the Ötztal Nature Park

Discover the beauty of Winter in the ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK and the fun of a common snowshoe hike! Our nature park guides lead you through the wonderful winter landscape and tell you some interesting facts about the ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK. Let yourself be enchanted...

Vent Loop Hike

Vent Snowshoe Hike

Every Tuesday (26 December 2017 - 03 April 2018)

Snowshoe hike in the ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK… Discover the unrivaled beauty of the wintry ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK on snowshoes. Winter hiking promises unlimited fun! Our certified nature park guide takes you to picture-book winter landscapes by telling you many little details about the ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK, Ötzi - The Iceman or the legendary glacier priest Franz Senn – in the immediate surroundings of Vent, the mountaineering village number one. You will be enchanted …

 
Start Vent – surroundigs
Meeting point 11.00 am, Ötztal Tourismus - Information Vent
Equipment winter hiking gear (sturdy boots, warm clothes), ski poles,
small snack and enough to drink
Hiking time approx. 3 hours
Fee € 10.00 per person; guests staying at ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK partners – free of charge
Extra fee € 2.00 per person (snowshoe rental)
Group min. 3 persons - max. 15 persons
Booking Ötztal Tourismus - Information Vent, T +43 (0)57200 260, vent@oetztal.com
by Monday evening (06.00 pm)

Traces in the Snow

Gries Snowshoe hiking

Every Friday (15 December 2017 – 06 April 2018)

Guided snowshoe hiking tour followed by fun-filled sledding in the ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK… Come and join us on a marvelous fairytale tour to a real winter wonderland. Indulge in picture-book landscapes covered all in white and follow animal traces in the woods. Great fun not only for children - it makes a splendid nature exploration tour for all ages. Was it a fox? Are there mice? Maybe a hungry squirrel? Our expert nature park guide will give you a detailed insight into the stunning high Alpine region by telling you interesting stories.

 
Start Längenfeld/ Gries
Meeting point 10.45 am, Ötztal Tourismus – Information Längenfeld
Equipment winter hiking gear (sturdy boots, warm clothes), ski poles, smal snack and enough to drink
Hiking time approx. 2 hours for the ascent only
Return approx. 3.45 pm (in Längenfeld)
Rest stop Sulztalalm (1898 m)
Fee € 10.00 per person/guests staying at ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK partners – free of charge
Extra fee € 5.00 per person (snow shoe, toboggan rental, bus)
Guide female ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK guide
Group min. 3 persons - max. 15 persons
Booking Ötztal Tourismus – Information Längenfeld, T + 43 (0)57200 300, laengenfeld@oetztal.com
by Thursday evening (6.00 pm)

Moonlight tour ochsengarten

Abendschneeschuhwanderung

every Monday (18 December 2017 - 9 April 2018)

Equipped with headlamps you explore the breathtaking winter wonderland in the surroundings of Ochsengarten. We take you through the picture-book forest covered in white, resembling a glittering white carpet under the twinkling stars. Indulge in a truly romantic atmosphere and listen to the crackling fresh snow under your feet. We will end this wonderful evening over a cup of hot tea.

Download - Moonlight Tour Ochsengarten (PDF)

 
Start 08.00 pm
Meeting point Ochsengarten mountain gondola, base station
Hiking time approx. 2 hours, return approx. 10.00 pm
Fee € 5.00 per person; guests staying at ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK partners – free of charge
Extra Fee € 5.00 per person (snowshoe rental, headlamp)
Equipment appropriate winter walking gear (sturdy boots – no moonboots,warm clothes), ski poles, enough to drink
Group min. 3 persons, max. 15 persons
Booking Ötztal Tourismus – Information Ochsengarten, T + 43 (0) 57200 820, haiming@oetztal.com, by Monday (12:00 noon)

 

WinterMagic Ochsengarten

Tagesschneeschuhwanderung

every Wednesday (20 December 2017 - 11 April 2018)

Enjoy awe-inspiring panoramic views of the surrounding Alpine landscape on our hike off the beaten tracks, far away from busy ski slopes. Snow-covered forests and meadows all in white provide peace and quiet. Walking on snowshoes, nature shows its own varied facets to the nature explorers – A very intensive experience of a very special kind. OUR TIP: Bring a camera or a pair of binoculars!

Download - WinterMagic Ochsengarten (PDF)

 
Start 09.45 am
Meeting point Sattele area located above Ochsengarten; car park (subject to a charge: € 3 in coins), bus connection from Ochsengarten and Haiming
Hiking Time approx. 4 hours, return approx 2.00 pm
Fee € 10.00 per person; guests staying at ÖTZTAL NATURE PARK partners – free of charge
Extra Fee € 3.00 per person (snowshoe rental)
Equipment appropriate winter walking gear (sturdy boots – no moonboots, warm clothes), ski poles, enough to drink
Group min. 3 persons, max. 15 persons
Booking Ötztal Tourismus – Information, T + 43 (0) 57200 500, haiming@oetztal.com, by Tuesday evening (6:00 pm)

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