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A family-friendly Alpine pasture inn or a tour amid high Alpine terrain including a glacier crossing, an instructive theme walking route or a multi-day mountain hike at high altitude: The following list comprises the complete range of hiking tours in Ötztal at a glance. Find out more about suitable tours including directions, walking times, how to get there and up-to-date information.

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Mountain peak Pirchkogel

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  • Blick vom Pirchkogel
    / Blick vom Pirchkogel
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Schwarzmoossee
    / Schwarzmoossee
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Pirchkogel - Blick ins Inntal
    / Pirchkogel - Blick ins Inntal
  • Pirchkogel
    / Pirchkogel
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Feldringer Almböden
    / Feldringer Almböden
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Mountain peak Pirchkogel
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KÜHTAI -> Schwarzmoosseen -> Pirchkogel -> Feldringer Almböden -> Marlstein -> OCHSENGARTEN
moderate
12.8 km
5:30 h
809 m
1287 m
Start in Kühtai (2.020m). You follow the steep hiking path to Schwarzmoosseen. The lakes are on a nice plateau. In the area are many horses. From the lakes you hike on to the peak of Pirchkogel (2.028m).

To hike down you have 2 possiblities: 

 

1) same way back - duration 4 hours in total

2) you walk down on the back side of Pirchkogel. You walk over the "Feldringer Almböde" which is a nice and beautiful area. From there you come down to Marlstein and further to Ochsengarten - duration 5,5 - 6 hours.

 

TIPP: park the car in Ochsengarten and take a bus to Kühtai. 

Author’s recommendation

Small zoo at Marlstein

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
2828 m
Lowest point
1539 m
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: www.oetztal.com

Equipment

It 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.

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Kühtai (2017 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.213599, 11.023754
UTM
32T 653240 5230887

Destination

Ochsengarten

Turn-by-turn directions

Start in Kühtai (2.020m). You follow the steep hiking path to Schwarzmoosseen. The lakes are on a nice plateau. In the area are many horses. From the lakes you hike on to the peak of Pirchkogel (2.028m).

To hike down you have 2 possiblities: 

 

1) same way back - duration 4 hours in total

2) you walk down on the back side of Pirchkogel. You walk over the "Feldringer Almböde" which is a nice and beautiful area. From there you come down to Marlstein and further to Ochsengarten - duration 5,5 - 6 hours.

 

TIPP: park the car in Ochsengarten and take a bus to Kühtai. 

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

Getting there

Kühtai 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

Parking

We recommend to park the car in Ochsengarten and to take a bus from there to Kühtai: 

The following parking facilities are available in Ochsengarten: 

  • Ochsengarten Large public parking - opposite, or next to the valley station Ochsengartenbahn
  • Ochsengarten in the center vis á vis from our information office & Opposite the GH Bergland
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass #043 | Ötztaler Alpen Ötztal, Pitztal | 1:50.000

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.8 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
809 m
Descent
1287 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops Botanical highlights Summit route

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