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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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Tumpen - Armelenhut

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Map / Tumpen - Armelenhut
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TUMPEN --> ARMELEN HÜTTE
moderate
7.1 km
3:00 h
828 m
6 m
Trailhead of this tour is Tumpen's elementary school. Follow the asphalt road in direction of Grube – turn left into the forest trail leading up to the Tumpen waterfall. Take the trail on the right towards Armelen Hütte as soon as you reach the last junction. The path on the left takes you to Vordere Tumpen Alm or Gehsteig Alm.

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1753 m
Lowest point
925 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Armelen Hütte

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

Tumpen (924 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.174778, 10.908608
UTM
32T 644627 5226353

Destination

Armelenhut

Turn-by-turn directions

In Tumpen, the Volksschule is the start of this track. From there follow the road towards Grube - turn left on a forest path past the Tumpen waterfall. At the last intersection, turn right towards Armelen Hütte. On the left, the trail leads to the Vordere Tumpener and the "Gehsteig-Alm".

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

Tumpen 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

The following parking facilities are available in Tumpen:
  • Tumpen next to the elementary school
  • Tumpen / Lehn-Platzl At the parking place Engelswand climbing garden (payable)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

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    Vordere Tumpenalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Talblick Umhausen
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  • Gehsteigalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Hintere Tumpenalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Panorama Restaurant and WIDIVERSUM Hochoetz
  • Viewing points Seejöchl and Kanzel
  • Oetz - Armelen hut
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
7.1 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
828 m
Descent
6 m
In and out Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly

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