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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Hiking Trail recommended route

Wurzbergalm - Umhausen/Köfels

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CAR PARK KÖFELS->Jagdhütte->WURZBERGALM 

 

 

easy
Distance 2.4 km
1:00 h
214 m
4 m
1,575 m
1,361 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
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,575 m
Lowest point
1,361 m
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Track types

Asphalt 0.94%Dirt road 52.15%Forested/wild trail 1.51%Path 45.37%
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0 km
Dirt road
1.2 km
Forested/wild trail
0 km
Path
1.1 km
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Safety information

Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers

Please pay attention to the current weather report

Tips and hints

More information about hiking can be found here

Start

car park Köfels (1,363 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.117809, 10.918105
DMS
47°07'04.1"N 10°55'05.2"E
UTM
32T 645502 5220040
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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. 

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 our local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at 

Directions

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 valley 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

In Köfels there are following parking possibilities:
  • car park Köfels | one day ticket for cars € 5,00, fee required from 7:00 am till 6:30 pm, more day ticket possible | the car park for people with handicap is free, please deposit your handicap ID apparent in your car

Coordinates

DD
47.117809, 10.918105
DMS
47°07'04.1"N 10°55'05.2"E
UTM
32T 645502 5220040
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Hiking Map | Maßstab 1:35.000

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly 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 sncak and enough to drink 

Similar routes nearby

  • Loop trail Köfler waal path - Umhausen
  • Loop trail Stuibenfall Umhausen
  • Stuibenfall hike - Umhausen
  • Vordere Leierstalalm - Umhausen
  • waal path Fundus valley - Umhausen
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.4 km
Duration
1:00 h
Ascent
214 m
Descent
4 m
Highest point
1,575 m
Lowest point
1,361 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly

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