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A great adventure for all the family

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.

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Lake Nedersee

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moderate
5.8 km
3:30 h
693 m
162 m
Cross the bridge across the Ache brook in Pirchhütt and follow the beautiful walking trail to the Alpine lake area until you reach the fork-off to lake Soomsees. Keep to the right towards the lower valley, through the level Soom plateau, heading to picture-book lake Nedersee located right below Nederkogel peak.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2436 m
Lowest point
1862 m

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Obergurgl (1906 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.870452, 11.027301
UTM
32T 654496 5192763

Destination

Nederlake

Turn-by-turn directions

Cross the bridge across the Ache brook in Pirchhütt and follow the beautiful walking trail to the Alpine lake area until you reach the fork-off to lake Soomsees. Keep to the right towards the lower valley, through the level Soom plateau, heading to picture-book lake Nedersee located right below Nederkogel peak.

 

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Obergurgl is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

In Obergurgl-Hochgurgl the following parking facilities are available:
  • Car park Village center Obergurgl (in front of the church on the right, behind the multi-purpose building where the information office is located)
  • Parking lot with coin entrance Parking Place entrance - valley station Festkoglbahn, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurglbahn valley station, free of charge - no parking at night
  • Parking Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge
  • Parking Hochgurgl, free of charge (very small parking)

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
3:30 h
Ascent
693 m
Descent
162 m

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