Winter fun for everyone in Oetz

The town, which gave the Ötztal Valley its name, is your gateway to winter fun in Tirol’s mountains. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, Hochoetz provides parents with young children in tow with a classic ski and snowboard experience.

Facts oft the skiing area Hochötz

  • Elevation: 1,400m to 2,300 m
  • 39 kilometers of slopes
  • The best family ski area in Ötztal!
  • 12 ski lifts – capacity of approx. 16,256 persons per hour
  • Terrain park at Balbachsessellift

Hochoetz: Top quality

For its top quality slopes, services and offers, the resort was awarded the Tirolean Seal of Approval. Those in search of a small and cozy ski resort will love Hochoetz. In addition to great skiing and snowboarding, the scenic winter landscape offers beautiful hiking and walking opportunities. Plowed trails wind their ways past frozen lakes and through snow-covered forests for a magical winter experience. 

Skifahren im Ötztal

Highlights off the slopes

Another popular and fun-filled winter activity for all the family is skating on Lake Piburger. And since there is nothing like fresh air and exercise for working up an appetite, there are several quaint inns where you can stop by to enjoy a hearty snack. One thing is for sure: winter turns Oetz into a true wonderland that appeals not only to kids of all ages but also to their fun-loving grownups.

Ötz im Ötztal
Winterwonderland Oetz

Skihuts in Hochoetz

Balbachalm // 1.957 Meter
Cosy lodge in the middle of the skiing resort. Large terrace with wonderful panoramic view. Hot meals served all day. Can be reached on foot (walking time from upper station about 20 minutes).

Panorama Restaurant // 2.020 Meter
At the Acherkogel lift upper station. Large sun terrace and breathtaking panoramic view of snow covered mountain peaks of the ötztal Alps as well as views of the ötztal and Inntal.

Kühtaile Alm  // 1.988 Meter
Where both those with appetites and „sunshine freaks“ gather. We look forward to serving you with Tyrolean delicacies, while you drink in the view or warm yourself on cold days by our traditional tile stoves.

Bielefelder Hütte // 2.150 Meter
The spirits are high at the foot of the 3,008 m Acherkogel. Rustic atmosphere and Huettengaudi. Hot cheeks and cool drinks at the ice bar. Après-ski in the lodge.

Jauenstation Schönblicke // 1.400 Meter
Venue for ski bunnies, skiers and hikers. Skiing instructor Georg is looking forward to seeing you soon!

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