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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Tauferberg toboggan run - Umhausen-Niederthai

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Map / Tauferberg toboggan run - Umhausen-Niederthai
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NIEDERTHAI parking space Lehen (Ötztaler Langlaufzentrum)->hiking trail->toboggan run->NIEDERTHAI
moderate
1.9 km
0:30 h
93 m
94 m
The toboggan run Tauferberg is directly in Niederthai. On an extra hiking trail you walk 30 Minute to the top of the toboggan run. From there you sled 1 kilometer back to Niederthai. 

 

 

Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1657 m
Lowest point
1564 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 

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.  

Tips, hints and links

More details about tobogganing in Ötztal: 

https://www.oetztal.com/rodeln

Start

parking space Lehen (Ötztaler Langlaufzentrum) (1563 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.120850, 10.965230
UTM
32T 649068 5220467

Destination

parking space Lehen (Ötztaler Langlaufzentrum)

Turn-by-turn directions

1.5 km, toboggan
Rental: Sport Grüner and Josl´s Skiverleih
Refreshment stop: Gasthof Tauferberg
Walking time: 30 min. on separate way

 

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

Available parking in Niederthai:
  • parking space Lehen (Ötztaler Langlaufzentrum) - free of charge 
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
1.9 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
93 m
Descent
94 m
Scenic Family friendly

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