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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Matau Track - Umhausen-Niederthai

Cross-Country Skiing · Ötztal Open
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  • Langlaufen in Niederthai
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PARISH CHURCH->Matau Track->PARISH CHURCH 
Open
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
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Experience
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Highest point
1,537 m
Lowest point
1,488 m
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Tips and hints

More information about Cross country skiing can be found here

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.

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  

Directions

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 par Sennhof | chargeable € 5,00 per day from 7:00 am till 6:30 pm, more day ticket possible | The car park for people with handicap is free. Please deposit your handicap ID apparent in your car | Buses park for free

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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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Author’s map recommendations

Cross-country map Umhausen-Niederthai 

Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - skating skis or Klassic skis
  • Cross-country poles of suitable lengt
  • Cross-country boots - precise fit, give a firm grip and fit snugl
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommendet
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

 

Similar routes nearby

  • Cross-Country Track Zubringer Loipe - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Horlachtal Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Tellerboden Night Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Lehenloipe Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Tauferberg Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
Open
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 Out and back

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