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Hochoetz ski resort base at Ochsengarten, high above the Oetz valley.
Hochoetz ski resort base at Ochsengarten, high above the Oetz valley.
Ochsengarten gondola at Hochoetz ski resort.
Ochsengarten gondola at Hochoetz ski resort.
Hochoetz ski resort has the lovely town of Ochsengarten at its base.
Hochoetz ski resort has the lovely town of Ochsengarten at its base.
Snows a bit at Hochoetz!
Snows a bit at Hochoetz!
Hochoetz ski resort.
Hochoetz ski resort.
Hochoetz ski resort has several great bars.
Hochoetz ski resort has several great bars.
Convenient lodgings at Ochsengarten, right across from the ski lifts.
Convenient lodgings at Ochsengarten, right across from the ski lifts.
Buses link Hochoetz to Kuhtai ski resort and the main town of Oetz.
Buses link Hochoetz to Kuhtai ski resort and the main town of Oetz.
Ski Hochoetz
Ski Hochoetz

Hochoetz

Hochoetz Ski Resort Austria

Hochoetz ski resort is a small fish in a big shoal of resorts in the Tyrol's Oetz valley. Usually playing second fiddle to the larger resorts of Soelden & Kuhtai, Hochoetz Austria provides a quiet, sheltered alternative.

Hochoetz can be accessed via free ski bus from the lift pass interlinked Kuhtai to the lovely mountain village of Ochsengarten or via gondola from the main valley town of Oetz.

Summary of Pros & Cons for Hochoetz Ski Resort

Pros

  • Quality snow and reliable snow pack;
  • Generally modern lifts;
  • Good variety of piste trails for beginners & intermediates;
  • Interesting off piste opportunities;
  • Bad weather alternative to surrounding higher altitude ski resorts;
  • Lift pass and free ski bus interlinked with Kuhtai;
  • Easy to get to from Innsbruck, Oetz or Kuhtai;
  • Value for money lift pass;
  • Quality mountain huts;
  • Very good après ski.

Cons

  • Relatively short skiable vertical off most lifts;
  • Limited advanced piste trails;
  • Limited ski in / ski out accommodation.

Pro or Con Depending On Your Perspective

  • Small ski resort that may or not hold one's interest for more than a day.

Information about this European ski resort is coming soon.

The Powderhounds visited Hochoetz in 2018, stay tuned for our photos and insights.

Tours in or near Hochoetz

Single-Base, Multi-Ski-Area Tours
Austria Tour Innsbruck Freeride City DETAILS
HOSTED & GUIDED SNOWBOARDING
8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Days Snowboarding | 7 Ski Resorts
From price based on twin/double-share room occupancy.
Base/invoice currency is in AUD inc taxes.
*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
Price p/p
USD 1,865
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
Based in Innsbruck, this trip is for intermediate to advanced (or better) snowboarders taking in some of the best ski resorts in the Austrian Alps. Join the "fixed date" tour with your own group or come alone and meet new friends.
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    Hochoetz Ski Trail Map
  • Hochoetz Ski Trail Map
  • Vertical (m)
    1407m – 2272m (865m))
  • Average Snow Fall
    Unknown
  • Lifts (12)
    2 Gondolas / cable cars
    6 Chairs
  • Ski Hours
    December to mid April
    8:30am to 4:30pm
  • Terrain Summary
    Runs - 39km
    Longest run – 3km
    Advanced - 15%
    Intermediate - 54%
    Beginner - 31%

    Including Kuhtai - 80km+
  • Lift Prices (Day Ticket 17/18)
    Adult - €39
    Child - €19;50
    Child u/6yr - Free

    Lift pass valid in Kuhtai

     Hochoetz - Kuhtai Ski Trail Map
  • Hochoetz - Kuhtai Ski Trail Map