Mountain Hike

Grastalsee - Umhausen-Niederthai

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CAR PARK HAMLET SENNHOF (next to the information Niederthai)->Hotel Falknerhof->Grastal->GRASTALSEE
moderate
9.6 km
4:00 h
1,005 m
652 m
Walk along the broad Grastalweg trail in direction Grastalfeld. The path narrows at its end and becomes steeper. Afterwards you continue through the wide open valley of Grastal towards lake Grastalsee. The last ascent to the lake is a bit steeper - great place to while away the day.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,545 m
Lowest point
1,540 m
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary.

Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html 

Tips, hints and links

 

 

Start

car park Sennhof (next to the information) (1,540 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.128364, 10.967665
DMS
47°07'42.1"N 10°58'03.6"E
UTM
32T 649232 5221307
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Destination

Grastalsee

Turn-by-turn directions

Walk along the broad Grastalweg trail in direction Grastalfeld. The path narrows at its end and becomes steeper. Afterwards you continue through the wide open valley of Grastal towards lake Grastalsee. The last ascent to the lake is a bit steeper.

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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 our 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 valley 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 Niederthai:
  • Car park hamlet Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30

 

Coordinates

DD
47.128364, 10.967665
DMS
47°07'42.1"N 10°58'03.6"E
UTM
32T 649232 5221307
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly 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.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.6 km
Duration
4:00h
Ascent
1,005 m
Descent
652 m

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