Winter walking & snowshoe
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Winter Hiking
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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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Umhausen-Ötztaler Ache-Östen-Hopfgarten and retour

Winter Hiking • Oetztal
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Map / Umhausen-Ötztaler Ache-Östen-Hopfgarten and retour
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easy
6.6 km
2:00 h
89 m
89 m
From the parish church in Umhausen you head towards Neudorf and Antonius chapel to Fundustal/Leierstal. Cross the bridge and follow the trail until you reach the hamlet of Hopfgarten. Walk again overa bridge and turn right before you get to the football field, then return to Umhausen. (Time: 1.5 hrs)

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
1033 m
948 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 (1033 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.139127 N 10.927750 E
UTM
32T 646175 5222427

Destination

Umhausen

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parish church in Umhausen you head towards Neudorf and Antonius chapel to Fundustal/Leierstal. Cross the bridge and follow the trail until you reach the hamlet of Hopfgarten. Walk again overa bridge and turn right before you get to the football field, then return to Umhausen. (Time: 1.5 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

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.6 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
89 m
Descent
89 m

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