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...those are synonymous with Vent - where the roads end the hiking trails start. Enjoy a lovely walk up to Rofenhöfe, the Eastern Alps' highest permanently settled farmhouses promising both adventures and nature exploration. Cross the thrilling suspensions bridge or visit the Haflinger horse breeding. Climb beyond 3000 meters above sea level and start your high Alpine peak conquest.  A holiday in Vent is simply a unique experience!

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Winter Hiking

Tumpen- Lehn Platztl- Kapelle, Maria Schnee- Oesten- Umhausen

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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  • Umhausen
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Map / Tumpen- Lehn Platztl- Kapelle, Maria Schnee- Oesten- Umhausen
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easy
6.5 km
2:00 h
111 m
3 m
Cross the federal road at Gasthof Acherkogel and the bridge towards Umhausen. Continue further on to the hamlet of Lehn/Platzl, walking past the idyllic „Maria Schnee“ chapel and return to Umhausen following the signs, across the romantic forest. (Time: 2 hrs)

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1032 m
921 m

Safety information

Please inform yourself about the conditions and status of the respective winter hiking trail at Ötztal Tourismus.

 

Ötztal Tourismus
T +43 5 72 00 400
info@oetztal.com

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern 

Start

Gasthof Acherkogel (923 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.177530, 10.911796
UTM
32T 644861 5226665

Destination

Umhausen

Turn-by-turn directions

Cross the federal road at Gasthof Acherkogel and the bridge towards Umhausen. Continue further on to the hamlet of Lehn/Platzl, walking past the idyllic „Maria Schnee“ chapel and return to Umhausen following the signs, across the romantic forest. (Time: 2 hrs)

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Tumpen is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Tumpen:
  • Tumpen / Lehn-Platzl At the parking place Engelswand climbing garden (payable)
  • Next to the elementary school Tumpen

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
111 m
Descent
3 m

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