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Hiking Trail recommended route

Hike Tumpen - Umhausen-Niederthai

Hiking Trail · Umhausen
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UMHAUSEN -> car park "Mure" -> direction Farst -> turn off Östen -> chapel "Maria Schnee" -> hamlet Lehn-Platzl -> TUMPEN
Distance 4.6 km
1:11 h
8 m
112 m
1,037 m
925 m
From the car park "Mure" in Umhausen you hike through the meadows in the direction of Farst, at the junction to Östen you continue on the path straight to the chapel "Maria Schnee". From there through the hamlet of Lehn / Platzl, and under the "Engelswand" over to Tumpen. Maria Schnee is a baroque building with a great rococo decoration. On 5th August snow should have fallen there. The population interpreted this as a sign of a church building. For its 200th anniversary, Maria Schnee has been extensively renovated and is now a popular pilgrimage and coveted wedding church.


Author’s recommendation

Since the path is mostly flat, it is also suitable for wheelchair user and children's push chair. (forest track & gravel path)
Highest point
1,037 m
Lowest point
925 m
Best time of year

Safety information

Easy hiking trail; suitable for beginners and walkers

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


Tips and hints

More details about hiking In Ötztal: 




Umhausen, carpark "Mure" (1,031 m)
47.139386, 10.927625
47°08'21.8"N 10°55'39.4"E
32T 646165 5222456



Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park "Mure" in Umhausen you hike through the meadows in the direction of Farst, at the junction to Östen you continue on the path straight to the chapel "Maria Schnee". From there through the hamlet of Lehn / Platzl, and under the "Engelswand" over to Tumpen. 



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




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


47.139386, 10.927625
47°08'21.8"N 10°55'39.4"E
32T 646165 5222456
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

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


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. 


Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • 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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4.6 km
1:11 h
8 m
112 m
Highest point
1,037 m
Lowest point
925 m
Linear route Family-friendly Cultural/historical interest Accessibility Suitable for strollers


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