Sporty bike tour to Niederthai and back again, high above Umhausen!
Distance 8.7 km
Highest point1,547 m
Lowest point1,031 m
The Bike Tour starts in Umhausen at the Mure car park (village center). From the starting point you follow slightly rising Roßlachgasse until you reach the "Umhauser Höhenweg" sigpost. Then you follow the broad gravel trail to Niederthai and the hamlet of Höfle. The moderately ascending route leads through idyllic forests. Silence and pure anjoyment await you here, The last part towards the hamlet of Höfle travels on a narrow, steep trail where you may have to push your mountain bike (onlythe sportiest biker can master this stretch). From Höfle you continue downhill to the hamlet of Mühl, past Gasthof Stuibenfall. On the righ you follow a broad gravel trail towards "Alte Niederthaier Straße" and back to Umhausen. Even before you should make a short detour to the Stuibenfall, Tirol's biggest waterfall and awe-inspiring nature spectacle. The last strech of the tour leads back to the starting point via Roßlachgasse.
Update: April 21, 2022
Safety informationThe sometimes fairly stepps climbs and difficult downhill stretches require both sporty biking skills and defensive cycling. Good stamina and intermediate biking rechniques are an absolute must. Sporty and active (pleasure) cycling is the main priority.
Tips and hintsMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
Getting thereThe 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.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
- car park Mure, free of charge
32T 646177 5222537
EquipmentApproproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes fort he 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.
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