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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Mountainbike Routes recommended route

693 Umhauser Familienrunde

Mountainbike Routes · Oetztal · closed
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  • Umhausen
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m 1050 1000 950 5 4 3 2 1 km Waldcafe Stuböbele Restaurant Kneipphäusl Klettergarten Engelswand
Easy, family-friendly voyage of discovery through Umhausen and its hamlets!
closed
easy
Distance 5.4 km
0:20 h
87 m
89 m
1,037 m
949 m
Umhausen is located roughly in the middle of the Ötztal at an altitude of 1,031 meters. Here the valley widens, and meadows and fields can expand. The easy round tour connects all the sights of the Umhausen region. Almost 140 meters in altitude are no problem, even for less trained bikers. The start is at the Mure car park in the center of Umhausen. Here you follow the Ötztal cycle path (No. 11) in the direction of Längenfeld. Through the village of Umhausen you gallop to the Ötztaler Ache, cross it and then turn right. Follow the forest road through the overgrown forest to the Leiersbach district. Past the houses, cross the Ötztaler Acher again and come to the football field. You cycle to the main road and you have to cross it and pass the two houses. Now things are looking up. However, soon you cycle right again in the direction of Umhausen and follow the cycle path to the starting point.
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Update: December 06, 2021
Difficulty
easy
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Highest point
1,037 m
Lowest point
949 m
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Rest Stop

Waldcafe Stuböbele

Safety information

Family-friendly trekking or MTB route suitable also for standard bicycles, offering good road or trail surface (gravel, asphalt or similar surface). The gentle climbs do not require special skills, cycling techniques or above average stamina. Enjoyable cycling is the main priority.

Tips and hints

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

car park Mure Umhausen (1,032 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.140262, 10.928095
DMS
47°08'24.9"N 10°55'41.1"E
UTM
32T 646198 5222554
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Destination

car park Mure Umhausen

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 Umhausen:
  • car park Mure, free of charge 

Coordinates

DD
47.140262, 10.928095
DMS
47°08'24.9"N 10°55'41.1"E
UTM
32T 646198 5222554
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Approproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, helmet, gloves, glasses, GPS device or detailed maps. If there is no hut on the way please bring a snack and enough to drink.

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
0:20 h
Ascent
87 m
Descent
89 m
Highest point
1,037 m
Lowest point
949 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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