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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Winter Hiking recommended route

Tumpen - Talblick - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · Open
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CAR PARK OF PRIMARY SCHOOL>industrial area->CAR PARK OF PRIMARY SCHOOL
Open
easy
Distance 5.3 km
2:00 h
243 m
242 m
1,168 m
925 m
At the car park you walk through the village until you reach a wide forest road. Follow this road until you get to the signposted turnoff to "Talblick Umhausen" (view of the valley). Return on the same route, optionally you can descend to Tumpen's busines park and walk back to the starting point. 
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,168 m
Lowest point
925 m
Best time of year
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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

Winterwandern im Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

car park of primary school Tumpen (925 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.174927, 10.908590
DMS
47°10'29.7"N 10°54'30.9"E
UTM
32T 644625 5226370
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Destination

car park of primary school Tumpen

Turn-by-turn directions

At the car park you walk through the village until you reach a wide forest road. Follow this road until you get to the signposted turnoff to "Talblick Umhausen" (view of the valley). Return on the same route, optionally you can descend to Tumpen's busines park and walk back to the starting point. 

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 Tumpen:
  • car par of primary school, free of charge 

Coordinates

DD
47.174927, 10.908590
DMS
47°10'29.7"N 10°54'30.9"E
UTM
32T 644625 5226370
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wanderkarte 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.  

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • 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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  • Viewing point Ebele
  • Seejöchlround
  • Tour of five villages
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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.3 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
243 m
Descent
242 m
Highest point
1,168 m
Lowest point
925 m
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