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Road bike tours in Ötztal

Winter Hikingrecommended route

winter hike Stuböbele - Umhausen-Niederthai

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UMHASUEN->CAR PARK BISCHOFFSPLATZ->STUBÖBELE->STEPPSTEIG->UMHAUSEN
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easy
Distance 5.3 km
1:50 h
237 m
237 m
1,164 m
1,029 m
The starting point is at the Umhausen information desk. From there you hike up through the village and continue in the direction of Niederthai. At Bischoffsplatz, follow the signposted winter hiking trail in the direction of the Stuibenfall, past the Ötzi Village and the Birds of Prey Park (only open in summer) until you reach a bridge. Cross this and you can already see the forest cafe Stuböbele. Sporty types can turn right and get to the foot of the Stuibenfall - Tyrol's largest waterfall. The hike leads past the Stuböbele forest cafe to the Steppsteig junction. Follow the winter hiking trail through the snow-covered forest and enjoy the panorama of Umhausen. At the end of the path, follow the signs to Umhausen and get back to the starting point.

Author’s recommendation

Snow spikes are recommended.
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,164 m
Lowest point
1,029 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 

Start

Information office Umhausen (1,030 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.139603, 10.927561
DMS
47°08'22.6"N 10°55'39.2"E
UTM
32T 646159 5222480
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Destination

Information office

Turn-by-turn directions

The starting point is at the Umhausen information desk. From there you hike up through the village and continue in the direction of Niederthai. At Bischoffsplatz, follow the signposted winter hiking trail in the direction of the Stuibenfall, past the Ötzi Village and the Birds of Prey Park (only open in summer) until you reach a bridge. Cross this and you can already see the forest cafe Stuböbele. Sporty types can turn right and get to the foot of the Stuibenfall - Tyrol's largest waterfall. The hike leads past the Stuböbele forest cafe to the Steppsteig junction. Follow the winter hiking trail through the snow-covered forest and enjoy the panorama of Umhausen. At the end of the path, follow the signs to Umhausen and get 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 Umhausen:
  • car park Mure | free of charge

Coordinates

DD
47.139603, 10.927561
DMS
47°08'22.6"N 10°55'39.2"E
UTM
32T 646159 5222480
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Winter map Umhausen

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.  

Similar routes nearby

  • Circuit hike Umhausen - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Circuit hike Stuibenfall - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Umhauser High Altitude Trail (Dr. Bernhard-Vogelweg) - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Farst "Adlerhorst over the Engelswand - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • old road to Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Wurzbergalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Bergmahderweg Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.3 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
237 m
Descent
237 m
Highest point
1,164 m
Lowest point
1,029 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Groomed snow

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