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Hiking Trail recommended route

Groß Horlachalm - Niederthai

Hiking Trail · Umhausen
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NIEDERTHAI -> car park Sennhof -> Larstigalm -> Klein Horlachalm -> GROSS HORLACHALM

 

easy
Distance 5.5 km
1:50 h
432 m
1 m
1,971 m
1,540 m
From the car park Sennhof in Niederthai you walk the always slightly increasing forest path along the Horlachbach into the Horlachtal. After about an hour you reach the Larstigalm and walk comfortably past it. The path leads up a little steeper and then flat and so you get to the lower Klein Horlachalm. The last piece to the nearby Groß Horlachalm (not managed) is a bit steeper, but you will be rewarded with a beautiful view towards Niederthai. From the starting point in Niederthai there are as an alternatively offer the two mountain trails Grastal and Bergmahderweg. Even with the mountain bike the hut is very easy to reach.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,971 m
Lowest point
1,540 m
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Track types

Asphalt 0.43%Dirt road 96.31%Forested/wild trail 3.25%
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0 km
Dirt road
5.3 km
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0.2 km
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Rest stops

Kleinhorlachalm

Safety information

Easy hike; suitable for beginners and walkers

Please pay attention to the current weather report

 

Tips and suggestions

More information about hiking can be found here 

 

Start

car park Sennhof
Coordinates:
DD
47.128157, 10.967774
DMS
47°07'41.4"N 10°58'04.0"E
UTM
32T 649241 5221284
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Destination

Groß Horlachalm

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park Sennhof in Niederthai you walk the always slightly increasing forest path along the Horlachbach into the Horlachtal. After about an hour you reach the Larstigalm and walk comfortably past it. The path leads up a little steeper and then flat and so you get to the lower Klein Horlachalm. The last piece to the nearby Groß Horlachalm (not managed) is a bit steeper, but you will be rewarded with a beautiful view towards Niederthai.

 

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

 

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
47.128157, 10.967774
DMS
47°07'41.4"N 10°58'04.0"E
UTM
32T 649241 5221284
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Hiking map | scale: 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 not hut on the way a snack and enough to drink. 

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Klein Horlachalm - Niederthai
  • Höfle - Bichl - Niederthai
  • Larstigalm - Niederthai
  • Zwieselbachalm - Niederthai
  • Grastalsee - Niederthai
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
432 m
Descent
1 m
Highest point
1,971 m
Lowest point
1,540 m
Scenic Round trip Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Suitable for strollers Linear route

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