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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Winter Hiking recommended route

Wurzbergalm - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · closed
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  • Wurzbergalm
    Wurzbergalm
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CAR PARK KÖFELS->Sägewerk->Jagdhütte->WURZBERGALM
closed
easy
Distance 2.4 km
1:00 h
199 m
2 m
1,575 m
1,375 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
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Landscape
Highest point
1,575 m
Lowest point
1,375 m
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Rest stops

Wurzbergalm
Jausenstation Edelweiß

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 

Tips and hints

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/winter-hiking

Start

car park Köfels (1,376 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.119390, 10.917340
DMS
47°07'09.8"N 10°55'02.4"E
UTM
32T 645439 5220215
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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


all notes on protected areas

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 Köfels:
  • car park Köfels, payable

 

Coordinates

DD
47.119390, 10.917340
DMS
47°07'09.8"N 10°55'02.4"E
UTM
32T 645439 5220215
w3w 
///stealthy.brisk.skincare
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map Umhausen-Niederthai

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.  

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  • Rieder Seite - Längenfeld
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
199 m
Descent
2 m
Highest point
1,575 m
Lowest point
1,375 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Dog-friendly

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