CAR PARK SENNHOF (next to the Information Niederthai)->Bergmahderweg Trail->Larstigalm->CAR PARK SENNHOF
Distance 7.1 km
A worthwhile alternative for winter hikers, leading from Niederthai to the left over a wooden bridge towards the hamlet of Höfle. After approx. 200 meters you turn right into the signposted Bergmahderweg trail. Slightly ascending at the beginning, later the trail leads comfortably along the meadows on the northern side of Horlachbach brook into picture-book Horlachbach valley and up the the Larstigalm. Then you either walk down the valley to Niederthai on foot or enjoy a funfilled toboggan ride on the wide winter hiking trail along Horlachbach brook.
Safety informationPlease pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html & https://avalanche-report/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de
Tips and hintsMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern
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 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 .
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
- car park hamlet Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
32T 649227 5221301
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EquipmentAppropriate 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.
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