CAR PARK->hamlet of Rosslach->crossing "alte Niederthaier Straße"->Umhauser High Altitude Trail->NIEDERTHAI
From the Mure car park you follow the road through the hamlet of Roßlach until you reach the "alte Straße nach Niederthai" crossroads (old road to Niederthai). Here you walk straight on in the direction of the legendary Hirschberg area, continuing on the high altitude trail to Niederthai. All efforts will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of Umhausen on the valley floor and the mighty summits of Ötztal's Geigenkamm Alpine ridge. You can either return on foot on the old Niederthaier road or with the ski an cross country ski bus from Gasthof Stuibenfall inn.
Safety informationPlease pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html &
Tips, hints and linksMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern
Getting thereThe 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.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
- car park Mure, free of charge
32T 646179 5222547
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EquipmentAppropriate 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.
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