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White, whiter, whitest is everything you will see…

Really big eyes for all winter hikers in the rear Ötztal: the pace is excellent to admire the unspoilt beauty of the Alpine mountains and landscapes. 12 km of cleared, signposted winter walking trails lead through snow-covered stone pine forests, white meadows and along the frozen Gurgler Ache brook. Take an even deeper insight into marvelous backcountry areas on guided snowshoeing adventures.

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Cross-Country Track Zubringer Loipe - Umhausen-Niederthai

Cross-Country Skiing · Oetztal
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Map / Cross-Country Track Zubringer Loipe - Umhausen-Niederthai
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ÖTZTALER LANGLAUFZENTRUM->Zubringerloipe Matau->ÖTZTALER LANGLAUFZENTRUM 
Perinteinen
moderate
1 km
0:20 h
36 m
1 m
The well one kilometer long connecting line connects the car park in the district of Lehenwird with the Matauloipe and is only runned for the running style "classic". It is to be expected that the traffic will be on the right.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1564 m
Lowest point
1527 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html &

https://avalanche-report/albina-web/bulletin/2019-01-07?lang=de 

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and 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 snack and enough to drink.  

 

Tips, hints and links

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

Start

Ötztaler Langlaufzentrum (1527 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.126638, 10.964704
UTM
32T 649012 5221109

Destination

Cross-Country Track Matau

Turn-by-turn directions

The well one kilometer long connecting line connects the car park in the district of Lehenwird with the Matauloipe and is only runned for the running style "classic". It is to be expected that the traffic will be on the right.

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 out 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 vallly 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

The following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
  • parking space Lehen | Ötztaler Langlaufzentrum, free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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crosscountry skiing technique
Perinteinen
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
1 km
Duration
0:20 h
Ascent
36 m
Descent
1 m
Perinteinen Scenic

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