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Hiking Trail recommended route

Weather lake - Umhausen-Niederthai

Hiking Trail · Umhausen
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UMHAUSEN -> car park "Mure" -> district Neudorf  -> Fundus bridge -> crossroads Fundustal/Leierstal -> Vordere Leierstalalm -> Erlanger Hütte -> WEATHER LAKE
moderate
Distance 10.6 km
5:00 h
1,577 m
53 m
2,557 m
980 m
From the car park "Mure" in Umhausen you walk comfortably through the district Neudorf. After crossing the Fundus bridge, follow the wide forest path to the crossroads Fundustal (left) and Leierstal (right). There you follow the path to the right until you reach the Vordere Leierstalalm (not managed). From there you hike on a cart track slightly uphill to the material cable car, continue on the trail no. 913 in a constant slope to the already visible, but only apparently close Erlanger hut. The deep dark Weather lake is only five minutes away from the hut. The lake is a jewel among the mountain lakes. On a newly created path, this can be circled comfortably in one hour. The descent is on the ascent route. A journey or pick up to/from the Vorderer Leierstalalm with the hut taxi is possible. 

 

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,557 m
Lowest point
980 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Medium-difficulty trail; 

Please note the current weather report at: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html

 

Tips and hints

More details about hiking In Ötztal: 

https://www.oetztal.com/hiking

 

Start

Umhausen, carpark "Mure" (1,032 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.140304, 10.927874
DMS
47°08'25.1"N 10°55'40.3"E
UTM
32T 646181 5222558
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Destination

Weather lake

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park "Mure" in Umhausen you walk comfortably through the district Neudorf. After crossing the Fundus bridge, follow the wide forest path to the crossroads Fundustal (left) and Leierstal (right). There you follow the path to the right until you reach the Vordere Leierstalalm (not managed). From there you hike on a cart track slightly uphill to the material cable car, continue on the trail no. 913 in a constant slope to the already visible, but only apparently close Erlanger hut. The deep dark Weather lake is only five minutes away from the hut. On a newly created path, this can be circled comfortably in one hour. The descent is on the ascent route. 

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

In Umhausen the following parking facilities are available:

- car park Mure | free

- car park Bischoffsplatz | costs: € 5.00 per day

   from 07:00 am - 18:30 pm

Coordinates

DD
47.140304, 10.927874
DMS
47°08'25.1"N 10°55'40.3"E
UTM
32T 646181 5222558
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map available in all information-offices in the Ötztal.

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 not hut on the way a snack and enough to drink. 

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.6 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,577 m
Descent
53 m
Highest point
2,557 m
Lowest point
980 m
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