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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Circuit hike Umhausen - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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  • Schneeschuhwandern in Umhausen
    / Schneeschuhwandern in Umhausen
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  • Ortsaufnahme Umhausen
    / Ortsaufnahme Umhausen
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Map / Circuit hike Umhausen - Umhausen-Niederthai
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CAR PARK MURE->Antonius chapel->Leiersbach->Hopfgarten->football ground->CAR PARK MURE
easy
6.6 km
2:00 h
89 m
89 m
From the parish church in Umhausen you head towards Neudorf and Antonius chapel to Fundustal/Leierstal. Cross the bridge and follow the trail until you reach Leiersbach and the hamlet of Hopfgarten. Walk again overa bridge and turn right before you get to the football field, then return to Umhausen. 

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1033 m
Lowest point
948 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
47.139127, 10.927750
UTM
32T 646175 5222427

Destination

car park Mure

Turn-by-turn directions

From the parish church in Umhausen you head towards Neudorf and Antonius chapel to Fundustal/Leierstal. Cross the bridge and follow the trail until you reach Leiersbach and the hamlet of Hopfgarten. Walk again overa bridge and turn right before you get to the football field, then return to Umhausen. 

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

Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.6 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
89 m
Descent
89 m
Loop Scenic Family friendly

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Highest point
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Lowest point
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