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Winter Hiking recommended route

Tumpen - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · closed
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  • Umhausen - Luftaufnahme Winter
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m 1000 950 900 5 4 3 2 1 km
TUMPEN->Lehn-Platzl->chapel "Maria Schnee"->UMHAUSEN
closed
easy
Distance 5.5 km
1:30 h
112 m
8 m
1,037 m
924 m
At the car park you cross the main road and the bridge, then walk through the hamlet of Ried and straight on through the snowy meadow road to the hamlet of Lehn-Platzl. Past the beautiful "Maria Schnee" chapel you cross a small wooded area and follow the signs to Umhausen. 
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,037 m
Lowest point
924 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Asphalt 39.48%Dirt road 35.50%Forested/wild trail 14.94%Road 10.05%
Asphalt
2.2 km
Dirt road
2 km
Forested/wild trail
0.8 km
Road
0.6 km
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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 of primary school Tumpen (925 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.174988, 10.908982
DMS
47°10'30.0"N 10°54'32.3"E
UTM
32T 644655 5226378
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Destination

Umhausen

Turn-by-turn directions

At the car park you cross the main road and the bridge, then walk through the hamlet of Ried and straight on through the snowy meadow road to the hamlet of Lehn-Platzl. Past the "Maria Schnee" chapel you cross a small wooded area and follow the signs to Umhausen. 

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 Tumpen:
  • Car park of primary school Tumpen, free of charge 

 

Coordinates

DD
47.174988, 10.908982
DMS
47°10'30.0"N 10°54'32.3"E
UTM
32T 644655 5226378
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.  

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  • Viewing point Ebele
  • Tour of five villages
  • winter hike Oetz - Tumpen
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
112 m
Descent
8 m
Highest point
1,037 m
Lowest point
924 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Suitable for strollers Way cleared

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