UMHASUEN->CAR PARK BISCHOFFSPLATZ->STUBÖBELE->STEPPSTEIG->UMHAUSEN
Distance 5.3 km
Highest point1,164 m
Lowest point1,029 m
The starting point is at the Umhausen information desk. From there you hike up through the village and continue in the direction of Niederthai. At Bischoffsplatz, follow the signposted winter hiking trail in the direction of the Stuibenfall, past the Ötzi Village and the Birds of Prey Park (only open in summer) until you reach a bridge. Cross this and you can already see the forest cafe Stuböbele. Sporty types can turn right and get to the foot of the Stuibenfall - Tyrol's largest waterfall. The hike leads past the Stuböbele forest cafe to the Steppsteig junction. Follow the winter hiking trail through the snow-covered forest and enjoy the panorama of Umhausen. At the end of the path, follow the signs to Umhausen and get back to the starting point.
Snow spikes are recommended.
Safety informationPlease pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html &
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 646159 5222480
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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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