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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Circular walk Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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  • Ortsaufnahme Niederthai
    / Ortsaufnahme Niederthai
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  • großer Schneemann
    / großer Schneemann
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Map / Circular walk Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai
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CAR PARK SENNHOF  (next to the Information Niederthai)->hamlet Ennebach->hamlet Überfeld->hamlet Lehen->hamlet Tellerboden->CAR PARK SENNHOF 
easy
2.6 km
0:45 h
40 m
40 m
You start by the car park Sennhof (next to the information Niederthai). From there you walk to the direction hamlet Ennebach. By the Hotel Falknerhof starts the winter hike next to the slops. From there you walk through the winter landscape to the Ötztal XC Ski Center and the big snowman. Therefrom you walk to the hamlet Tellerboden till the Hotel Tauferberg. Behind the houses you follow the way to the T-bar and back to the car park. 

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1567 m
Lowest point
1527 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.  

Start

car park Sennhof (next to the Information Niederthai) (1540 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.128277, 10.967640
UTM
32T 649230 5221297

Destination

car park Sennhof (next to the Information Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

You start by the car park Sennhof (next to the information Niederthai). From there you walk to the direction hamlet Ennebach. By the Hotel Falknerhof starts the winter hike next to the slops. From there you walk through the winter landscape to the Ötztal XC Ski Center and the big snowman. Therefrom you walk to the hamlet Tellerboden till the Hotel Tauferberg. Behind the houses you follow the way to the T-bar and back to the car park. 

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

The following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
  •  car park Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Difficulty
easy
Distance
2.6 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
40 m
Descent
40 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly

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