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Immerse yourself in the white winter landscape

The breathtaking winter walking trails lead right across snow-covered forests,or white fields. Discover the region's most beautiful spots and hidden places on a myriad of cleared and perfectly signposted winter walking routes. You can also enjoy a guided snowshoe hike - trails and destinations are available in abundance. Also children will have endless fun – simply try it!

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Narrenkogel und Poschachkogel - Umhausen-Niederthai

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  • Narrenkogel
    / Narrenkogel
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Jausenstation Bichl
    / Jausenstation Bichl
  • Ortsaufnahme Niederthai
    / Ortsaufnahme Niederthai
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Narrenkogel und Poschachkogel - Umhausen-Niederthai
1800 2100 2400 2700 3000 m km 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Jausenstation Bichl

NIEDERTHAI->Narrenkogel->Poschachkogel->Bergmahder>NIEDERTHAI
moderate
9.6 km
4:00 h
986 m
985 m
The hike starts in Niederthai by the car park Sennhof. There is a bridge and you go to the fire station and there starts the hiking way to Narrenkogel. You walk through the forest and you come to „Bergle“. At first you see one summit cross and than you can walk to the second. From there you follow the meadow soil and on the left side is the way to the Poschachkogel. If you are at the top you walk the same way back and through the "Mahder" back in the valley. From there you follow the "Bergmahderweg" back to Niederthai. 

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2525 m
Lowest point
1540 m
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Rest Stop

Jausenstation Bichl

Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience and mountain equipment (see notices equipment) necessary. 

Please pay attention to the current weather report: http://www.oetztal.com/de/summer.html. 

Equipment

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

Start

car park Sennhof (next to the information) (1540 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.128278, 10.967639
UTM
32T 649230 5221297

Destination

car park Sennhof (next to the Information Niederthai

Public transport

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

Getting there

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

In Niederthai the following parking facilities are available:

- PKW day ticket | costs: € 5.00 per day | more days possible 

- people with handicap - no charge 

- busses are free 

   from 07:00 am - 18:30 pm

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.6 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
986 m
Descent
985 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Summit route

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