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Winter Hiking recommended route

Circular walk Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · Open
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CAR PARK SENNHOF  (next to the Information Niederthai)->hamlet Ennebach->hamlet Überfeld->hamlet Lehen->hamlet Tellerboden->CAR PARK SENNHOF 
Open
easy
Distance 2.6 km
0:45 h
38 m
40 m
You start by the car park Sennhof (next to the information Niederthai). From there you walk to the direction hamlet Ennebach. By the Hotel Falknerhof starts the winter hike next to the slops. From there you walk through the winter landscape to the Ötztal XC Ski Center and the big snowman. Therefrom you walk to the hamlet Tellerboden till the Hotel Tauferberg. Behind the houses you follow the way to the T-bar and back to the car park. 
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,567 m
Lowest point
1,527 m
Best time of year
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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

Winterwandern im Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern

Start

car park Sennhof (next to the Information Niederthai) (1,540 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.128277, 10.967640
DMS
47°07'41.8"N 10°58'03.5"E
UTM
32T 649230 5221297
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Destination

car park Sennhof (next to the Information Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

You start by the car park Sennhof (next to the information Niederthai). From there you walk to the direction hamlet Ennebach. By the Hotel Falknerhof starts the winter hike next to the slops. From there you walk through the winter landscape to the Ötztal XC Ski Center and the big snowman. Therefrom you walk to the hamlet Tellerboden till the Hotel Tauferberg. Behind the houses you follow the way to the T-bar and back to the car park. 

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

The following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
  •  car park Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30

Coordinates

DD
47.128277, 10.967640
DMS
47°07'41.8"N 10°58'03.5"E
UTM
32T 649230 5221297
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Wanderkarte Umhausen, Niederthai

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, wind-, rain-, snow- and sun protection, hat and 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.  

Basic Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots appropriate for winter use (B1+ recommended)
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Long, warm technical socks plus liners and spares
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Water- and windproof mountaineering jacket and trousers with ankle adjustment or separate gaiters
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Water- and windproof gloves plus thin fleece inner gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Winter Hiking

  • Hiking poles fitted with snow baskets
  • Trail ‘spike’ crampons at minimum and a basic ice axe are recommended when covering steeper terrain
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.6 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
38 m
Descent
40 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Dog-friendly Suitable for strollers Groomed snow

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