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In Umhausen-Niederthai you will find extensive walking trails for all ages and skills. In the Hiking Village of Niederthai nestles on a sun-kissed plateau at 1550 m altitude and makes a perfect base for high Alpine tours to the splendid Ötztal Mountains thanks to its topclass hiking infrastructures.
PARKPLATZ ASTLEHN -> Burgsteiner Wand -> Burgstein -> Abstieg über alte Burgsteiner Straße -> LÄNGENFELD
General Route Grading: ++
Route length: 25 - 30 meters
Difficulty / number of routes: 7-8, 2 routes
Route Type: multi-pitch routes
Structure / Quality of the rock: Rough granite with ledges and slacks / mostly very good
Altitude: 1.200 meters
Best seasons: spring, summer and fall
To the rocks: 10 minutes
Der Abstieg kann auch mit einer kurzen Wanderung verbunden werden. Von Burgstein über die Hängebrücke zur Brandalm und weiter nach Längenfeld. Von dort noch weitere 20 Minuten zum Parkplatz oder mit dem Bus nach Astlehn.
Useful advice and a few tips to make climbing easier and safer:
No matter if you enjoy sports climbing or a via ferrata tour, you should always take a first aid kit and a cell phone with a full battery with you!
140 – Mountain Rescue – Alpine Emergency Call
112 – European Emergency Call (works with any mobile phone & in any network available)
Without a radio network signal or in a dead spot no emergency call is possible. Change to a better location and dial 112 regularly. European Emergency Call: Access to any network available if you switch on your mobile phone and dial 112 instead of the PIN code or if you use the SOS Emergency Call feature.
Tirol Mountain Rescue Emergency App
Smartphone users can install the new emergency call app of “Bergrettung Tirol”. It helps to place an emergency call and transmits your own location data at the same time.
HERE you can download the app for iOS devices
HERE you download it for Android smartphones
Eine entsprechende Ausrüstung kann in Längenfeld bei den Bergführern ausgeliehen werden.
More details about climbing in Ötztal:
Internet tip: Climbers Paradise
The Climbers Paradise internet platform not only informs about the huge range of climbing possibilities in Ötztal but also acts as a hazard detection center strongly focusing on safety in climbing sports. Also available as an app for iPhones and Android smartphones.
The new "Sport climbing - via ferrata - ice climbing - Holiday Regions of Imst, Pitztal and Ötztal" climbing guide contains the most up to date topographic details of countless climbing areas within the holiday regions of Imst, Pitztal and Ötztal.
The climbing guidebook features all areas incl. route lists, route statistics, area descriptions, toolbars, topographic details, directions and photos. Plus quotes and descriptions by local experts and climbers, talking about their favorite rock climbing areas.
This ring file is particularly handy as it can be completely opened and folded. Many outstanding climbing and landscape pictures promise a perfect impression of the respective rocks, via ferrata routes and ice falls. In short: A modern climbing guide that leaves nothing to be desired and makes you yearning for a climbing adventure in the holiday regions of Imst, Pitztal and Ötztal.
Climbing guide content:
Authors: Günter Durner, Gerhard Gstettner
Pages: 306 Format: 22 x 18 cm, ring file (half covered) in landscape format
Price: € 25.60
The climbing guide is available at all Ötztal Tourismus information offices. You can order it also by phone on +43 (0) 57200 or via e-mail: email@example.com
Along Ötztal's federal road towards Sölden – past Längenfeld, then turn right into the hamlet of Astlehn at km 24.6.