Winter walking & snowshoe
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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 Skiing

Ötzi Dorf Slope (Nighttrack)

Cross-Country Skiing • Oetztal
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easy
0.9 km
0:15 h
20 m
20 m
Starting point Nachtloipe Ötzidorfrunde: Parking bathing lake Umhausen

Access at Bischoffsplatz in Umhausen. Past the enclosure of the Ötzi Village,across the slightly ascending and descending fields. Floodlit in winter: everyMonday, Wednesday and Friday, 5 pm – 10 pm (approx. 1 km).

 

Difficulty
easy
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1089 m
1070 m
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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

Ötzi Dorf (1072 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.132366 N 10.930677 E
UTM
32T 646416 5221682

Destination

Ötzi Dorf

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Starting point Nachtloipe Ötzidorfrunde: Parking bathing lake Umhausen

Access at Bischoffsplatz in Umhausen. Past the enclosure of the Ötzi Village,across the slightly ascending and descending fields. Floodlit in winter: everyMonday, Wednesday and Friday, 5 pm – 10 pm (approx. 1 km).

 

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:
  • Umhausen Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Umhausen Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
0.9 km
Duration
0:15 h
Ascent
20 m
Descent
20 m

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