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Thematic Trail recommended route

Köfler Waalweg - Frischmann Hütte

Thematic Trail · Oetztal
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Köfels -> Köfler Scharte -> Waalweg -> Frischmann Hütte -> hintere Fundusalm -> Köfels 

 

 

moderate
Distance 11.1 km
4:30 h
965 m
965 m
2,208 m
1,376 m
Start in the parking area of Köfels, proceed on the ascending hiking trail to "Köfler Schartle". On top you enjoy marvelous panoramic views of Fundustal valley and Ötztal. Continue along Waalweg (Europe's highest Waalweg Trail) towards Frischmannhütte. After a nice rest stop you walk back to the starting point past quaint Fundusalm.

 

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Update: July 31, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,208 m
Lowest point
1,376 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 and hints

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

Start

car park Köfels (1,376 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.119410, 10.917290
DMS
47°07'09.9"N 10°55'02.2"E
UTM
32T 645436 5220217
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Destination

car park Köfels

Turn-by-turn directions

Start in the parking area of Köfels, proceed on the ascending hiking trail to "Köfler Schartle". On top you enjoy marvelous panoramic views of Fundustal valley and Ötztal. Continue along Waalweg (Europe's highest Waalweg Trail) towards Frischmannhütte. After a nice rest stop you walk back to the starting point past quaint Fundusalm.

 

Note


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 Umhausen:
  • car park Köfels (payable)

Coordinates

DD
47.119410, 10.917290
DMS
47°07'09.9"N 10°55'02.2"E
UTM
32T 645436 5220217
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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.

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Water Walk Stuibenfall Waterfall Umhausen
  • Arzwinkel Waalweg
  • Around Umhausen
  • Riddle Path Winkelberg - Längenfeld
  • Tauferberg forrest and Hoher Stein
  • Water Walk Brand-Burgstein Längenfeld
  • Hochalmen Wanderweg- Längenfeld/Huben
 These suggestions were created automatically.
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11.1 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
965 m
Descent
965 m
Highest point
2,208 m
Lowest point
1,376 m

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