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Winter Hiking recommended route

Horlachtal Loop Hiking Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · closed
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CAR PARK SENNHOF (next to the information Niederthai)->Hotel Falknerhof->Grastalweg->Larstigalm->Bergmahderweg->CAR PARK SENNHOF
closed
easy
Distance 7.5 km
2:00 h
303 m
303 m
1,781 m
1,542 m
'At the car park in the hamlet of Sennhof you take the road on the right, leading to Hotel Falknerhof. There you keep left and continue along the wide "Grastalweg" trail to Larstigalm. After a leisurely stop at Larstigalm you hike back to Niederthai on "Bergmahderweg" trail on the right side of the valley. 

 

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
1,781 m
Lowest point
1,542 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Larstigalm

Safety information

Please 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 hints

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winter/the-full-winter-variety-in-oetztal/snowshoe-hiking.html

Start

Car park Sennhof (1,542 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.127949, 10.967978
DMS
47°07'40.6"N 10°58'04.7"E
UTM
32T 649257 5221261
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Destination

Car park Sennhof

Turn-by-turn directions

'At the car park in the hamlet of Sennhof you take the road on the right, leading to Hotel Falknerhof. There you keep left and continue along the wide "Grastalweg" trail to Larstigalm. After a leisurely stop at Larstigalm you hike back to Niederthai on "Bergmahderweg" trail on the right side of the valley. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Ötztal Bahnhof. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or out 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

The following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
  • Car park hamlet of Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30

Coordinates

DD
47.127949, 10.967978
DMS
47°07'40.6"N 10°58'04.7"E
UTM
32T 649257 5221261
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map Umhausen-Niederthai

Equipment

Appropriate 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.  

Similar routes nearby

  • Schweinfurter Hütte - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Circular walk Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Höfle - Bichl - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Bergmahderweg Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Wiesle - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Grastal - Jagdhütte - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Tauferberg Loop Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.5 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
303 m
Descent
303 m
Highest point
1,781 m
Lowest point
1,542 m
Scenic Circular route Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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