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Winter Hiking recommended route

Hiking Trail Stuibenfall - Umhausen 301

Winter Hiking · Ötztal
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  • Stuibenfall
    Stuibenfall
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CAR PARK BISCHOFFSPLATZ->Stuibenfall->CAR PARK BISCHOFFSPLATZ
easy
Distance 3.4 km
1:30 h
189 m
189 m
1,264 m
1,075 m
From the car park Bischoffsplatz you hike the forest trail along, past the Ötzi Village and the Birds of Prey Park (only open in summer), towards to the foot of the Stuibenfall . Here you enjoy the impressive nature exploration. From there you walk back on the same route to the starting point of the hike. 

 

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,264 m
Lowest point
1,075 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 7.94%Dirt road 55.08%Forested/wild trail 24.91%Path 12.04%
Asphalt
0.3 km
Dirt road
1.9 km
Forested/wild trail
0.8 km
Path
0.4 km
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Rest stops

Pizzeria AL DENTE ÖTZTAL
ÖTZTALEREI Cafe-Burgerbar-Eiswerkstatt
Botanic Bar & Bistro
Restaurant Kneipphäusl

Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html  & https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest 

The Ötztal Tourismus team will be happy to inform you personally about the nature of the winter hiking trails.

Oetztal tourism, T +43 5 72 00 400, umhausen@oetztal.com 

 

Tips and hints

More information about winter hiking can be found here

 

Start

car park Bischoffsplatz (1,074 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.131968, 10.930439
DMS
47°07'55.1"N 10°55'49.6"E
UTM
32T 646399 5221637
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Destination

car park Bischoffsplatz

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park Bischoffsplatz you hike the forest trail along, past the Ötzi Village and the Birds of Prey Park (only open in summer), towards to the foot of the Stuibenfall . Here you enjoy the impressive nature exploration. From there you walk back on the same route to the starting point of the hike. 

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at  

Directions

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off in southerly direction and is the longest side valley in the Eastern Alps. The journey with the car leads you through the Inntal valley to the entrance of the vallly and further on through the valley. Among the toll motorways you can also use the country roads. A route planner will show you the easiest and most convenient way: https://www.google.at/maps

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
  • car park Bischoffsplatz Umhausen | one day ticket for cars € 5,00 fee required from 7:00 am till 6:30 pm | the car park for people with handicap is free - pease deposit your handicap ID apparent in your car | Buses park for free

Coordinates

DD
47.131968, 10.930439
DMS
47°07'55.1"N 10°55'49.6"E
UTM
32T 646399 5221637
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Author’s map recommendations

Winterkarte Umhausen-Niederthai

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and gloves is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is no hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.  

Similar routes nearby

  • Circuit hike Umhausen - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Circuit hike Steppsteig - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Umhauser High Altitude Trail (Dr. Bernhard-Vogelweg) - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Hiking Trails Ehrlach - Umhausen 304
  • Alte Niederthaier Straße - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
3.4 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
189 m
Descent
189 m
Highest point
1,264 m
Lowest point
1,075 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Groomed snow

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