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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Trail Horlachtal

Cross-Country Skiing • Oetztal
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skating, klassisch
medium
3.3 km
0:53 h
92 m
92 m
Starting point: car park at Information Office.

Ascending route for the first kilometer, After a smooth downhill section and alevel part you cross Horlachbach brook, continuing uphill for 1 km across Horlachtalvalley. Downhill route via Horlachbach brook. After a short but steeplyascending section you return to Route No. 1 (Sonnenplateau).

 

Difficulty
medium
Stamina
Altitude
1613 m
1541 m

Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - classic or skating skis
  • Cross country poles of suitable length
  • Cross country boots - precise fit, should give a firm grip and tight-fitting
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommended
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

Trail Horlachtal (1565 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.127573 N 10.972148 E
UTM
32T 649574 5221227

Destination

Trail Horlachtal

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point: car park at Information Office.

Ascending route for the first kilometer, After a smooth downhill section and alevel part you cross Horlachbach brook, continuing uphill for 1 km across Horlachtalvalley. Downhill route via Horlachbach brook. After a short but steeplyascending section you return to Route No. 1 (Sonnenplateau).

 

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

Niederthai 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 Niederthai:
  • Niederthai Parking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), free
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler plate floor, free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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  • Cross-Country Track Earlytrack (Nighttrack)
  • Cross-Country Track Tellerboden (Nighttrack)
  • Cross-Country Track Sunplateau
  • Cross-Country Track Niederthai-Tauferberg
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crosscountry skiing technique
skating, klassisch
Difficulty
medium
Distance
3.3 km
Duration
0:53 h
Ascent
92 m
Descent
92 m
klassisch skating

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