Ski & Winter Sports
Snow Update Hochoetz
The Hochoetz Ski Region has started its winter season on 15 December 2017. On occasion of the “My Winter Start” opening weekend great advantages and party fun are waiting for winter aficionados – plus excellent snow conditions on the slopes! I tried and tested it personally already three days prior to the official season start: I headed from Ochsengarten up to Bielefelder Hütte on my splitboard …
© Benedikt Steiner / Ötztal Tourismus
It won’t be easy – but exceptionally beautiful!
The hamlet of Ochsengarten seemed quite sleepy to me on this Tuesday morning (12 Dec 2017), the day of my “on-site inspection”. But this endless peace and quiet, coupled with slight snowfall, provides this very special atmosphere that enchants all nature explorers.
I am not as lonely as I thought: two other ski mountaineers strapped on their skis right next to me – in order to conquer the approx. 700 meters of altitude gain up to Bielefelder Hütte.
And off I go! The first altitude meters are a leisurely stroll and I find the right rhythm very quickly. One thing is for sure: the freshly fallen snow during the night, about 15 centimeters, doesn’t make the ascent easier. But much more scenic and beautiful!
“My Winter Start Hochoetz 2017“ Details
- When: 15.12. – 17.12.2017
- TAKE 1+1: 2-day skiing fun at the price of one day / € 29 instead of € 57 (adults)
- Additionally: 2-day ski rental at the price of one day
- When: 17.12.20017
- 10:00 am – 3:45 pm: Weselelift, base station
- 2:15 pm – 4:00 pm: Acherkogelbahn, top station
Happy Family Weeks
- When: 16.12. – 23.12. 2017
- Free kids‘ ski course or child supervision for young guests born in 2012 or later with a minimum stay of 7 nights. More details on Happy Family Weeks are available HERE
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