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Winter Hiking recommended route

old road to Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · closed
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CAR PARK MURE->hamlet of Rosslach->old Niederthai road->NIEDERTHAI

 

closed
easy
Distance 4.9 km
2:00 h
547 m
42 m
1,539 m
1,035 m
From the Mure parking area you walk past the "Schützenheim" marksmen's club house and continue through the hamlet of Rosslach. Follow the road to "alte Niederthaier Straße" intersection (old Niederthai road). Then hike along the wide trail to Niederthai. 
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Highest point
1,539 m
Lowest point
1,035 m
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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 Mure (1,035 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.140390, 10.928372
DMS
47°08'25.4"N 10°55'42.1"E
UTM
32T 646219 5222569
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Destination

Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Mure parking area you walk past the "Schützenheim" marksmen's club house and continue through the hamlet of Rosslach. Follow the road to "alte Niederthaier Straße" intersection (old Niederthai road). Then hike along the wide trail to Niederthai. 

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 Umhausen:
  • car park Mure, free of charge

Coordinates

DD
47.140390, 10.928372
DMS
47°08'25.4"N 10°55'42.1"E
UTM
32T 646219 5222569
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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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  • winter hike Stuböbele - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Circuit hike Umhausen - Umhausen-Niederthai
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  • Bergmahderweg Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
547 m
Descent
42 m
Highest point
1,539 m
Lowest point
1,035 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Dog-friendly Groomed snow

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