Snowshoe & Winterwalking

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Winter sports can also be enjoyed at a more leisurely pace. Hiking on snow-covered paths ranks among the most charming winter activities. Either on your own, with all the family, in guided groups or even on snowshoes - Ötztal makes a true heaven for gentle winter sports.
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Farst "Adlerhorst over the Engelswand - Umhausen-Niederthai

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Map / Farst "Adlerhorst over the Engelswand - Umhausen-Niederthai
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CAR PARK MURE->road to Farst->FARST
moderate
4.6 km
1:45 h
486 m
14 m
From the car park Mure you walk in the direction "VIVEA Gesundheitshotel" and by the cemetery you follow left the road. Than you get to the "Jausenstation Farst" and if you walk along the way up you have a wonderful and amazing view. 

 

 

Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
1503 m
Lowest point
1019 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 

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.  

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern  

Start

car park Mure (1033 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.140430, 10.927920
UTM
32T 646184 5222573

Destination

Jausenstation Farst

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parking space Mure you walk in the direction "VIVEA Gesundheitshotel" and by the cemetery you follow left the road. Than you get to the "Jausenstation Farst" and if you walk along the way up you have a wonderful and amazing view. 

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
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
4.6 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
486 m
Descent
14 m
Scenic With refreshment stops

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