Winter Walking & Snowshoe hiking

Indulging in the white wonder world while winter hiking

An array of cleared paths leads right across snow-covered winter wonderlands and endless fields, along the crystal clear Ötztaler Ache river to Oetz (2 km). Another scenic hiking trail takes nature lovers to the picturesque Piburger See lake and the surrounding nature preserve. Children will have great fun amidst this white paradise by exploring the awesome beauty of nature treasures which are almost untouched by man. Adults can indulge in peace and quiet while forgetting the daily grind.

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Grastalsee - Umhausen-Niederthai

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PARKPLATZ ORTSTEIL SENNHOF (neben der Information Niederthai)->Hotel Falknerhof->Grastal->Grastalsee

moderate
9.6 km
3:00 h
983 m
983 m
Walk along the broad Grastalweg trail in direction Grastalfeld. The path narrows at its end and becomes steeper. Afterwards you continue through the wide open valley of Grastal towards lake Grastalsee. The last ascent to the lake is a bit steeper - great place to while away the day.

 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2533 m
Lowest point
1540 m

Equipment

It is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as outdoor clothing, weather-resistant outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and gloves. It is also important to have sufficient food and a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.

 

Tips, hints and links

 

 

Start

Niederthai, at the big hiking parking spot (1540 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.128364, 10.967665
UTM
32T 649232 5221307

Destination

Niederthai, at the big hiking parking spot

Turn-by-turn directions

Walk along the broad Grastalweg trail in direction Grastalfeld. The path narrows at its end and becomes steeper. Afterwards you continue through the wide open valley of Grastal towards lake Grastalsee. The last ascent to the lake is a bit steeper - great place to while away the day.

 

Public transport

Enjoy a both comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. You get off the train in ÖTZTAL Bahnhof where you change to a public bus or local taxi. The current bus schedule can be found at: http://fahrplan.vvt.at

 

Getting there

Niederthai is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps

 

Parking

The following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
  • Niederthai Parking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), free
  • Niederthai Ortsweiler plate floor, free of charge

 

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.6 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
983 m
Descent
983 m

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