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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Waalweg Fundus

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  • Fundustal
    / Fundustal
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Frischmann Hütte (2.182 m)
    / Frischmann Hütte (2.182 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Hintere Fundusalm
    / Hintere Fundusalm
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
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easy
2.3 km
1:30 h
18 m
239 m
Starting at Frischmannhütte you head towards the upper Fundustal, proceed in eastern direction to Köfler Scharte at 2.088 m above sea level, then north-eastwards to Hintere Fundusalm.

The Waalweg in the upper part of Fundustal is really unique thnaks to its exposed location above the timberline and the scenic landscape (mor than 50% covered with detritus of pirmary rocks).

Perfectly signposted!

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Altitude
2192 m
1970 m
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Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern 

Start

Frischmann Hütte (2191 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.103180, 10.884990
UTM
32T 643029 5218354

Destination

Hintere Fundusalm

Turn-by-turn directions

Starting at Frischmannhütte you head towards the upper Fundustal, proceed in eastern direction to Köfler Scharte at 2.088 m above sea level, then north-eastwards to Hintere Fundusalm.

The Waalweg in the upper part of Fundustal is really unique thnaks to its exposed location above the timberline and the scenic landscape (mor than 50% covered with detritus of pirmary rocks).

Perfectly signposted!

 

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Umhausen is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
  • Parking Mure - free of charge
  • Bischoffsplatz - payable from 07:00 to 18:30 hour
  • Parking Köfels (payable)

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.3 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
18 m
Descent
239 m

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