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Winter Hiking

Umhausen - Höhenweg - Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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easy
6.1 km
3:00 h
541 m
33 m
From the parish church in Umhausen you keep to theleft (bakery), towards Rosslach and the end of the trail. Follow the signs „Umhauser Höhenweg“, past the legendary Hirschberg area you reach the village of Niederthai. (Time: 3 hrs)

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1572 m
1031 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

Umhausen (1031 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.140202, 10.927839
UTM
32T 646179 5222547

Destination

Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parish church in Umhausen you keep to theleft (bakery), towards Rosslach and the end of the trail. Follow the signs „Umhauser Höhenweg“, past the legendary Hirschberg area you reach the village of Niederthai. (Time: 3 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

Umhausen 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 Umhausen:
  • Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • Umhausen - Stuibenfall - Steppsteig - Rosslach
  • "Mure"- Farsterweg- Farst "Adlerhorst over the Engelswand
  • Umhausen- old Drivingstreet to Niederthai
  • Umhausen-Ötztaler Ache-Östen-Hopfgarten and retour
  • Wanderung zur Wurzbergalm
    Köfels - Wurzbergalm
  • Niederthai- Bergmahderweg- Larstigalm
  • Niederthai- Wiesle
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.1 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
541 m
Descent
33 m

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