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Hiking Trail recommended route

Hochreichkopf - Niederthai

Hiking Trail · Umhausen
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NIEDERTHAI CAR PARK SENNHOF -> Kleinhorlach Alm -> Finstertaler Sennhütte -> HOCHREICHKOPF
difficult
Distance 9.7 km
4:30 h
1,465 m
0 m
3,004 m
1,539 m
The hiking starts by the car park Sennhof (next to the Information) in Niederthai. From there you walk through the Horlachtal. After the "Kleinhorlachalm" you walk on the left side up the mountain till the "Finstertaler Sennhütte". From there you walk through the alpenroses. Before the "Karsee" you walk on the right side above the stones. Now you are at the top and you have a amazing view! 
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,004 m
Lowest point
1,539 m
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Track types

Asphalt 51.12%Dirt road 1.16%Forested/wild trail 1.86%Path 45.85%
Asphalt
5 km
Dirt road
0.1 km
Forested/wild trail
0.2 km
Path
4.5 km
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Rest stops

Kleinhorlachalm

Safety information

For experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted, very good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary, such as alpine security material, good weather conditions recommended. Please pay attention to the current weather report

Tips and hints

More information about hiking can be found here 

Start

car park Sennhof
Coordinates:
DD
47.128320, 10.967490
DMS
47°07'42.0"N 10°58'03.0"E
UTM
32T 649219 5221302
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Destination

Hochreichkopf

Turn-by-turn directions

The hiking starts by the car park Sennhof (next to the Information) in Niederthai. From there you walk through the Horlachtal. By the "Kleinhorlachalm" you walk on the left side up the mountain till the "Finstertaler Sennhütte". From there you walk through the alpenroses. Before the "Karsee" you walk on the right side above the stones. Now you are at the top and you have a amazing view! 

Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station Bahnhof ÖTZTAL. 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 

Directions

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 Niederthai the following parking facilities are available:
  • car park "Sennhof" | 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 - please deposit your handicap ID apparent in your car | Buses park for free

Coordinates

DD
47.128320, 10.967490
DMS
47°07'42.0"N 10°58'03.0"E
UTM
32T 649219 5221302
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Book recommendation by the author

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Bike & Wanderkarte: 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
difficult
Distance
9.7 km
Duration
4:30 h
Ascent
1,465 m
Highest point
3,004 m
Lowest point
1,539 m
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