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Mountain Hikerecommended route

Wenderkogel - Umhausen-Niederthai

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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  • Ortsaufnahme Köfels
    / Ortsaufnahme Köfels
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  • / Wasserrad Köfels
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  • / Wandern
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KÖFELS->Wenderkogel->Schartle->KÖFELS

 

 

easy
Distance 8.8 km
4:00 h
929 m
955 m
2,189 m
1,376 m
Start is by the parking space in Köfels. From there you walk through the village and on the left side you walk in the direction of Schartle/Fundustal. You walk through the forest and after two hours you have an amazing view to Umhausen-Niederthai. 
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,189 m
Lowest point
1,376 m
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Safety information

Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers.

 Please pay attention of the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/en/summer.html 

Tips and hints

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

Start

car park Köfels (1,376 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.119408, 10.917276
DMS
47°07'09.9"N 10°55'02.2"E
UTM
32T 645435 5220217
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Destination

car park Köfels

Turn-by-turn directions

Start is by the parking space in Köfels. From there you walk through the village and on the left side you walk in the direction of Schartle/Fundustal. You walk through the forest and after two hours you have an amazing view to Umhausen-Niederthai. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Afterwards you can travel smoothly and quick with the public transport or our local taxi companies trough 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 Köfels:
  •  car park Köfels, payable 

Coordinates

DD
47.119408, 10.917276
DMS
47°07'09.9"N 10°55'02.2"E
UTM
32T 645435 5220217
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Bike- und Wanderkarte, Maßstab 1:35.000

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
easy
Distance
8.8 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
929 m
Descent
955 m
Highest point
2,189 m
Lowest point
1,376 m
Circular route Scenic Family-friendly Summit route

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