CAR PARK BISCHOFFSPLATZ->Waalweg->Stuibenfall->CAR PARK BISCHOFFSPLATZ
Distance 3 km
Highest point1,226 m
Lowest point1,078 m
The hiking trail starts at the car park Bischoffsplatz. From there you continue past the Restaurant Kneipphäusl, following the "Arzwinkl Waalweg" signs. The water trail (Waalweg) travels above the forest road past the Ötzi Village and the Birds of Prey Park (only open in summer) towards the waterfall. At the end of the trail you continue on the wide forest path that takes you to the foot of the Stuibenfall where you can admire the elemental energy of this nature spectacle. From there you walk back on the same route to the starting point of the hike.
Due to clear ice the hiking trail to the waterfall, from Umhausen as well as from Niederthai, will be closed until further!
Safety informationPlease 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
Tips and hintsMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern
By roadThe 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.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
- car park "Bischoffsplatz" Umhausen | one day ticket for cars € 5,00, fee required from 7:00 am till 6:30 pm | the car park for people with handicap is free - pease deposit your handicap ID apparent in your car | Buses park for free
32T 646415 5221546
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentAppropriate 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.
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