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Sledding recommended route

Toboggan run Horlachtal - Umhausen-Niederthai

Sledding · Oetztal · closed
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NIEDERTHAI parking space Sennhof (next to the information)->Larstigalm->Schweinfurter Hut->NIEDERTHAI->parking space Sennhof
closed
easy
Distance 5.8 km
2:00 h
492 m
0 m
2,033 m
1,550 m
 You start by the parking space Sennhof and walk to Larstigalm (3km) or till Schweinfurter Hut (6km). From there you sled back to Niederthai.

If you want you can also walk the Grastalweg to Larstigalm and from there to Scheinfurter hut. 

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,033 m
Lowest point
Niederthai, 1,550 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Schweinfurter Hut
Larstigalm

Safety information

Please 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 hints

More details about tobogganing in Ötztal:

https://www.oetztal.com/rodeln

Start

parking space Sennhof (next to the information) (1,541 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.128454, 10.967892
DMS
47°07'42.4"N 10°58'04.4"E
UTM
32T 649249 5221317
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Destination

parking space Sennhof (next to the information)

Turn-by-turn directions

 You start by the parking space Sennhof and walk to Larstigalm (3km) or till Schweinfurter Hut (6km). From there you sled back to Niederthai.

If you want you can also walk the Grastalweg to Larstigalm and from there to Scheinfurter hut. 

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 out 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 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

Available parking in Niederthai:
  • Parking space  Sennhof (next to the information) - chargeable from 7:00 am until 6:30 pm

Coordinates

DD
47.128454, 10.967892
DMS
47°07'42.4"N 10°58'04.4"E
UTM
32T 649249 5221317
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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
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  • oboggan run Nisslalm - Längenfeld/Gries
  • Kühtai - Toboggan run
  • Oetz - Family toboggan run Piburg
  • Sautens - Toboggan run
  • Ochsengarten - Toboggan run Feldringalm
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.8 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
492 m
Highest point
2,033 m
Lowest point
1,550 m
Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available Circular route Family-friendly continuous section

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