NIEDERTHAI -> car park Sennhof -> Larstigalm -> Klein Horlachalm -> Groß Horlachalm -> Schweinfurter Hut -> ZWIESELBACHALM
The hike starts in Niederthai at the car park Sennhof. From there you follow the always slightly rising forest path along the Horlachbach into the Horlachtal. After about an hour you reach the Larstigalm and walk comfortably past it. The path leads up a little steeper and then flat on to a bridge. There you either follow the forest path past the Klein Horlachalm and Groß Horlachalm or the narrow summer hiking trail directly in front of the bridge on the right through open terrain to the Schweinfurter hut. From there you walk into the Zwieselbachvalley and after about 20 minutes you reach the Zwieselbachalm. This Alm is not managed. You can still think about it, if you would like to stop on the Larstigalm, the Klein Hoarlachalm or the Schweinfurt hut when ascending or descending. From the starting point in Niederthai or for the way back, there are as an alternatively offer the two mountain trails Grastal- and Bergmahderweg.
Safety informationEasy hiking trail; suitable for beginners and walkers
Please note the current weather report at: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html
EquipmentAppropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly gloves, is for all hikes and tours necessary. Please bring a first-aid box, a mobile phone, a walking map and if there is not hut on the way a snack and enough to drink.
Tips, hints and linksMore details about hiking In Ötztal:
Getting thereThe 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 valley 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
ParkingIn Niederthai the following parking facilities are available:
- car park Sennhof | costs: € 5.00 per day
from 07:00 am - 18:30 pm
- car park in the hamlet Lehen (football field) | free
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