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Immerse yourself in the white winter landscape

Endless paths lead across snow-covered meadows and forests. Crunching snow under your feet. Glittering snow crystals accompany you along the trail. Freedom for body and mind. More than 50 km of cleared winter walking trails are waiting for passionate nature fans. Romantic snowshoe hiking creates memories which will stay with you forever. Picture-book winter landscapes in the surroundings of Umhausen-Niederthai. Improve your fitness on wonderful snowshoe walks and enjoy unspoilt nature at the same time.

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Blockkogel Peak

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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difficult
10.9 km
6:00 h
2238 m
164 m

From the car park of Neudorf - Ötztaler Ache brook you walk to Hintere Fundusalm and further uphill to Frischmannhütte. Here you continue on the steep trail in the direction of Fundusfeiler. Then take the left fork-off towards Griesköpfe before you climb Blockkogel.

Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Highest point
3097 m
Lowest point
981 m

Start

Umhausen (985 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.135169, 10.920112
UTM
32T 645607 5221973

Destination

Blockkogel

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park of Neudorf - Ötztaler Ache brook you walk to Hintere Fundusalm and further uphill to Frischmannhütte. Here you continue on the steep trail in the direction of Fundusfeiler. Then take the left fork-off towards Griesköpfe before you climb Blockkogel.

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

Umhausen 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 Umhausen:
  • Umhausen Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Umhausen Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
10.9 km
Duration
6:00 h
Ascent
2238 m
Descent
164 m

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