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Wurzbergalm - Umhausen-Niederthai

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KÖFELS->Jagdhütte->WURZBERGALM 
easy
2.4 km
1:00 h
214 m
4 m
From the car park in Köfels you walk through the village, pass the sawmill and further into the forest. There you follow the signs to Wurzbergalm. Continue on the level cart road, then slightly uphill and straight on through the forest. You will come across a hunting lodge next to a trail fork where you simply follow the wide trail on the right. Finally you walk easily descending to Wurzbergalm which is already in sight. 

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1575 m
Lowest point
1361 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers

Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/en/summer.html

Start

Köfels (1363 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.117809, 10.918105
DMS
47°07'04.1"N 10°55'05.2"E
UTM
32T 645502 5220040
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Destination

Wurzbergalm

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park in Köfels you walk through the village, pass the sawmill and further into the forest. There you follow the signs to Wurzbergalm. Continue on the level cart road, then slightly uphill and straight on through the forest. You will come across a hunting lodge next to a trail fork where you simply follow the wide trail on the right. Finally you walk easily descending to Wurzbergalm which is already in sight. 

Note


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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 our 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 valley 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

Park possibilities in Köfels:
  • car Park Köfes | chargeable € 5,-

Coordinates

DD
47.117809, 10.918105
DMS
47°07'04.1"N 10°55'05.2"E
UTM
32T 645502 5220040
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Bike & Wanderkarte, Maßstab 1:35.000

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly 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 sncak and enough to drink 

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
1:00h
Ascent
214 m
Descent
4 m

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