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Sledding recommended route

Toboggan run Horlachtal - Niederthai

Sledding · Umhausen closed
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NIEDERTHAI CAR PARK SENNHOF -> Larstigalm -> Schweinfurter Hut -> NIEDERTHAI -> NIEDERTHAI CAR PARK SENNHOF

 

closed
easy
Distance 5.9 km
2:00 h
492 m
0 m
2,034 m
1,550 m
From the car park Sennhof (next to the Information office) you walk along the Horlachbach stream into the valley to the Larstigalm (approx. 1 h) or further to the Schweinfurter Hut (approx. 2 h). At the sun terrace of one of the two huts you enjoy the wonderful winter landscape by tyrolean delicies. Back to Niederthai you take the sledge. 

If you want you can also walk from Niederthai the signposted "Grastal Trail" to the Larstigalm and from there further to Schweinfurter Hut. The Grastal Trail will be also prepare.

The tobboggan run Horlachtal is open from 9:00 am till 5:00 pm.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,034 m
Lowest point
Niederthai, 1,550 m
Best time of year
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Track types

Dirt road 81.96%Path 18.03%
Dirt road
4.8 km
Path
1.1 km
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Rest stops

Larstigalm
Schweinfurter Hut

Safety information

Please pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html &

https://lawinen.report/bulletin/latest

The Ötztal Tourismus team will be happy to inform you personally about the nature of the toboggan runs.

Oetztal tourism

T +43 57200 400

umhausen@oetztal.com 

Tips and suggestions

More information about tobogganing can be found here

Start

Car park Sennhof
Coordinates:
DD
47.128377, 10.967710
DMS
47°07'42.2"N 10°58'03.8"E
UTM
32T 649235 5221308
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Destination

Car park Sennhof

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park Sennhof (next to the Information office) you walk along the Horlachbach stream into the valley to the Larstigalm (approx. 1 h) or further to the Schweinfurter Hut (approx. 2 h). At the sun terrace of one of the two huts you enjoy the wonderful winter landscape by tyrolean delicies. Back to Niederthai you take the sledge. 

If you want you can walk also from Niederthai the "Grastal Trail" to the Larstigalm and from there further to the Scheinfurter Hut. The Grastal Trail will be also prepare.

The tobboggan run Horlachtal is open from 9:00 am till 5:00 pm.

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 out 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 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.  

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 | more day ticket possible | the car park for people with handicap is free, please deposit your handicap ID apparent in your car | Buses park for free

Coordinates

DD
47.128377, 10.967710
DMS
47°07'42.2"N 10°58'03.8"E
UTM
32T 649235 5221308
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Author’s map recommendations

  • winter hiking map Umhausen-Niederthai

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable outdoor clothing adapted to the weather, wind, rain, snow and sun protection, hat and gloves, as well as sturdy shoes is required. It is necessary to take a first-aid kit and a mobile phone with you, as well as sufficient provisions for tours where there is no possibility to stop for refreshments.

Similar routes nearby

  • Längenfeld - Toboggan run Wurzbergalm
  • Toboggan run Sulztalalm - Längenfeld
  • oboggan run Nisslalm - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Kühtai - Toboggan run
  • Oetz - Family toboggan run Piburg
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.9 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
492 m
Highest point
2,034 m
Lowest point
1,550 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Round trip Family-friendly continuous section

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