Off the beaten tracks

Indulge in Ötztal's splendid mountain scenery. Discover unspoilt nature at its very best: pristine winter wonderlands, bizarre rock formations and ice-topped peaks, immaculate Nordic skiing tracks plus fun-filled toboggan runs. Here in the Ötztal you will find some of the Alps' most beautiful vantage peaks and most silent winter walking routes. A perfect blend of deeply rooted tradition and new trend.

Ski Mountaineering

Skitouren im ÖtztalPristine mountain flanks, bizarre rocks, icy peaks, eternal glaciers...

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Nordic Skiing

Langlaufen im ÖtztalPerfectly groomed Nordic tracks for cross-country skiers in the Ötztal...

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Tobogganging & Sledding

Rodeln im ÖtztalA jovial rest stop on a mountain hut followed by fun-filled tobogganing...

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Winter Hiking

Winterwandern im ÖtztalPeace and quiet, crisp air, sunshine, crunchy snow under your feet...

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Snowshoe Hiking

Schneeschuhwandern im ÖtztalPicturesque routes lead right across snow-covered forests and fields...

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Ice Skating & Ice Curling

Eislaufen im ÖtztalIce skating has become a new trend among young and old...

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Ice Climbing

Eisklettern im ÖtztalExplore Ötztal's scenic frozen waterfalls on varied breathtaking tours.

Lake Piburger See

Piburger SeeThe Lake Piburgersee is the most renowned nature treasures of Oetz...

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

KutschenfahrtenGlide through the Ötztal winter wonderland on a carriage...

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Step by Step towards New Heights

Ski Mountaineering Tips in the Ötztal

Skitourentipps

Pristine powder snow slopes, bizarre rock formations, snow-topped peaks, mighty glacier snouts, seclusion. This picture-book winter wonderland is truly incredible. The highest peaks seem to be so close. Only a few more steps und you reach the top: soon you will enjoy your personal first line on untouched powder or corn snow slopes. Passionate ski mountaineers – and all those who want to try it in the future – can indulge to the full in the magic high Alpine winter world of the upper Ötztal Valley. There are some of the finest "hautes routes" in the Eastern Alps. Special recommendation: the classic "Vent Loop Trail" – featuring Tirol's most attractive peaks higher than three thousand meters, including Wildspitze summit!Ski MOUNTAINEERING TIPS IN THE Ötztal

Unrivaled Nordic Winter Sports

Nordic Ski Tracks in the Ötztal

Langlaufrouten

A both healthy and fun-filled winter activity divided into classic-style cross-country skiing and skating. The rear Ötztal Valley makes a real paradise for Nordic skiing fans of all skill levels thanks to its excellent high-altitude training tracks. The immaculate Nordic tracks within the Ötztal can be reached easily thanks to Nordic skibus shuttles which are free of charge for guests with cross-country skiing equipment:nordic skiing tracks in the ötztalOPEN NORDIC TRACKS