Snowshoe hiking & winter walking

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The hiking paradise of Sölden also has a marvelous winter season: 49.5 km of cleared, signposted winter hiking trails take walkers straight through snow-covered forests, white meadows and along Ötztaler Ache mountain brook. Adventure-seeking vacationers grab their snowshoes and listen to the crunching snow under their feet while lively Sölden disappears in the background. Trudging  through the untouched white either on your own or accompanied by a local guide you will take new insights on the way to rustic mountain huts.

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Umhausen- old Drivingstreet to Niederthai

Winter Hiking • Oetztal
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easy
4.7 km
2:30 h
544 m
39 m
From the parish church in Umhausen you keep to the left (bakery), towards Rosslach and the end of the trail. At the fork-off you follow the signs „Alte Niederthaier Straße“. Continue on the ascending road to Niederthai. (Time: 2.5 hrs)

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1541 m
1035 m

Equipment

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

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

Umhausen (1034 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.140358 N 10.928390 E
UTM
32T 646220 5222565

Destination

Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parish church in Umhausen you keep to the left (bakery), towards Rosslach and the end of the trail. At the fork-off you follow the signs „Alte Niederthaier Straße“. Continue on the ascending road to Niederthai. (Time: 2.5 hrs)

 

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:
  • Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Similar tours nearby

  • "Mure"- Farsterweg- Farst "Adlerhorst over the Engelswand
  • Umhausen - Höhenweg - Niederthai
  • Umhausen - Stuibenfall - Steppsteig - Rosslach
  • Umhausen-Ötztaler Ache-Östen-Hopfgarten and retour
  • Wanderung zur Wurzbergalm
    Köfels - Wurzbergalm
  • Larstigalm
    Niederthai- Bergmahderweg- Larstigalm
  • Niederthai im Winter
    Niederthai- Wiesle
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
4.7 km
Duration
2:30 h
Ascent
544 m
Descent
39 m

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