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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 Niederthai-Tauferberg

Cross-Country Skiing • Oetztal
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Map / Cross-Country Track Niederthai-Tauferberg
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medium
2.3 km
0:44 h
96 m
96 m
Starting point: parking lot part of Lehen

The first 1.5 km feature 100 m of altitude gain. A speedy downhill track with some steep sections and hairpin bends takes you back to the starting point. Real experts can choose the alternative downhill track via Wolfsegg lift.

Difficulty
medium
Technique
Stamina
Altitude
1664 m
1568 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

Niederthai (1568 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.120926 N 10.963127 E
UTM
32T 648908 5220472

Destination

Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting point: parking lot part of Lehen

The first 1.5 km feature 100 m of altitude gain. A speedy downhill track with some steep sections and hairpin bends takes you back to the starting point. Real experts can choose the alternative downhill track via Wolfsegg lift.

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

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 Niederthai:
  • Niederthai Parking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), free
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler plate floor, free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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  • Cross-Country Track Earlytrack (Nighttrack)
  • Cross-Country Track Lehen
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  • Cross-Country Track Matau
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Difficulty
medium
Distance
2.3 km
Duration
0:44 h
Ascent
96 m
Descent
96 m

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