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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Gasthof Stuibenfall

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easy
1.5 km
1:30 h
7 m
62 m
From the Sennhof car park (Niederthai information office) you walk over the bridge on the left towards Haus Sennhof. To the left of Haus Sennhof you find a beautiful walking route that travels across Alpine meadows and fields to Gasthof Stuibenfall inn. Don't miss the chance to visit Tirol's biggest waterfall - the Stuiben Falls which are easily accessible in only 10 walking minutes. Sporty walkers are recommended to take the Stuibenfall hiking path from Umhausen to the falls, and further on to Niederthai. Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours.

 

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Altitude
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Rest Stop

Gasthof Stuibenfall

Equipment

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

 

Tips, hints and links

Special Tip: From the car park at Bischoffsplatz to the Kneipp area, then continue on the scenic Arzwinkel Waalweg. A lovely trail that makes a wonderful option if you want to walk towards the Stuiben Falls. It joins the main route again a bit later.

 

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

 

Start

Niederthai (1540 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.128301 N 10.968025 E
UTM
32T 649259 5221301

Destination

Gasthof Stuibenfall

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Sennhof car park (Niederthai information office) you walk over the bridge on the left towards Haus Sennhof. To the left of Haus Sennhof you find a beautiful walking route that travels across Alpine meadows and fields to Gasthof Stuibenfall inn. Don't miss the chance to visit Tirol's biggest waterfall - the Stuiben Falls which are easily accessible in only 10 walking minutes. Sporty walkers are recommended to take the Stuibenfall hiking path from Umhausen to the falls, and further on to Niederthai. Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours.

 

Public transport

Travel by train comfortably and safely to the station station Ötztal. End station or exit point is the station ÖTZTAL. Then travel comfortably and quickly by public transport or the local taxi company through the entire valley! The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.atFor all aviation fans the airport Innsbruck is connected by direct scheduled flights directly to destinations all over Europe. In addition, numerous charter flights are carried out. A convenient and time-saving journey is guaranteed. For more information about your flight search: https://www.checkfelix.com/

Getting there

Umhausen-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 Umhausen-Niederthai: UmhausenParking Mure - free of chargeBischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hours NiederthaiParking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), freeOrtsweiler plate floor, free of chargeTumpen / Lehn-PlatzlAt the parking place Engelswand climbing garden (payable)Parking Köfels (payable)

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.5 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
7 m
Descent
62 m
Tour route Nice views With refreshment stops Suitable for families and children

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