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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Matau Track - Umhausen-Niederthai

Cross-Country Skiing · Oetztal · closed
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  • Langlaufen Sonnenplateau Niederthai
    Langlaufen Sonnenplateau Niederthai
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PARISH CHURCH->Matau Track->PARISH CHURCH 
closed
Skating, Classic
moderate
Distance 2.1 km
0:30 h
49 m
49 m
1,537 m
1,488 m
The Nordic trail leads along Horlachbach brook (across the meadows), then slightly downhill to Gasthof Stuibenfall inn and back again to the starting point. From the Matau track you can also access the Sonnenplateau track leading across snowy hills.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,537 m
Lowest point
1,488 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 

Tips and hints

More details about cross country skiing in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/langlaufen

Start

parish church Niederthai (1,534 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.127853, 10.966289
DMS
47°07'40.3"N 10°57'58.6"E
UTM
32T 649129 5221247
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Destination

parish church Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

The Nordic trail leads along Horlachbach brook (across the meadows), then slightly downhill to Gasthof Stuibenfall inn and back again to the starting point. From the Matau track you can also access the Sonnenplateau track leading across snowy hills.

Note


all notes on protected areas

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, chargeable € 5,- per day

Coordinates

DD
47.127853, 10.966289
DMS
47°07'40.3"N 10°57'58.6"E
UTM
32T 649129 5221247
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

winter hiking map Umhausen-Niederthai 

Equipment

Eine entsprechende Ausrüstung wie atmungsaktive und dem Wetter angepasste Outdoor-Bekleidung, Wind-, Regen-, Schnee- und Sonnenschutz, Mütze und Handschuhe, ist für alle Wanderungen und Touren erforderlich. Die Mitnahme eines Erste-Hilfe-Paketes einem Handy und eventuell einer Tourenkarte, sowie bei Touren ohne Einkehrmöglichkeit von ausreichen Proviant ist notwendig. 

 

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  • Frühloipe Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Sonnenplateau Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
closed
cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
2.1 km
Duration
0:30 h
Ascent
49 m
Descent
49 m
Highest point
1,537 m
Lowest point
1,488 m
Classic Skating Scenic Out and back

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