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Winter Hiking recommended route

Höfle - Bichl - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal · closed
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  • Ortsaufnahme Niederthai
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CAR PARK SENNHOF (next to the information Niederthai)->hamlet Höfle->HAMLET BICHL 
closed
easy
Distance 1.6 km
0:45 h
60 m
3 m
1,600 m
1,540 m
From the car park Sennhof you turn left and cross the bridge and follow the way to Höfle. From there you walk right to Bichl. Here you enjoy really breathtaking panoramic views of the Alpine scenery.
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,600 m
Lowest point
1,540 m
Best time of year
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Rest stops

Gasthof Leiter´s Hoamatl
Jausenstation Bichl

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 winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winter/the-full-winter-variety-in-oetztal/snowshoe-hiking.html

Start

car park Sennhof (next to the information) (1,540 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.128285, 10.967630
DMS
47°07'41.8"N 10°58'03.5"E
UTM
32T 649229 5221298
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Destination

hamlet Bichl

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park Sennhof you turn left and cross the bridge and follow the way to Höfle. From there you walk right to Bichl. Here you enjoy really breathtaking panoramic views of the Alpine scenery.

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, payable from 07:00 to 18:30

Coordinates

DD
47.128285, 10.967630
DMS
47°07'41.8"N 10°58'03.5"E
UTM
32T 649229 5221298
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

hiking map Umhausen-Niederthai

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.  

Similar routes nearby

  • Circular walk Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Bergmahderweg Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Schweinfurter Hütte - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Wiesle - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Grastal - Jagdhütte - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Horlachtal Loop Hiking Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Tauferberg Loop Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
closed
Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.6 km
Duration
0:45 h
Ascent
60 m
Descent
3 m
Highest point
1,600 m
Lowest point
1,540 m
Linear route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Suitable for strollers Way cleared

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