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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Sonnenplateau Track / night track - Niederthai

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ÖTZTAL XC SKI CENTER->Sonnenplateau Track/night Track->ÖTZTAL XC SKI CENTER
closed
Skating, Classic
easy
Distance 3 km
0:40 h
15 m
15 m
The 3 kilometer long cross-country skiing track leads, slightly ascending and descending, right to the heart of Niederthai‘s sunny plateau and across endless fields. Past the scenic houses of Niederthai or along the forest edge you can enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views. The Nordic track offers three alternatives of intermediate difficulty for sporty Nordic skiers. 

 

The track is illuminated in the evening.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,568 m
Lowest point
1,560 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Dec

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

Ötztal XC Ski Center (1,563 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.120240, 10.964935
DMS
47°07'12.9"N 10°57'53.8"E
UTM
32T 649047 5220399
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Destination

Ötztal XC Ski Center

Turn-by-turn directions

The 3 kilometer cross-country skiing track leads, slightly ascending and descending, right to the heart of Niederthai‘s sunny plateau and across endless fields. Past the scenic houses of Niederthai or along the forest edge you can enjoy uninterrupted panoramic views. The Nordic track offers three alternatives of intermediate difficulty for sporty Nordic skiers. 

 

The track is illuminated in the evening.

 

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:
  • Ötztal XC Ski Center, chargeable € 5,- per day 

 

Coordinates

DD
47.120240, 10.964935
DMS
47°07'12.9"N 10°57'53.8"E
UTM
32T 649047 5220399
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Winterkarte 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.  

 

Basic Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Lightweight rain and windproof ski jacket
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Sunglasses
  • Cross-country skiing gloves
  • Neckwear
  • moisture wicking skull / knit cap

Technical Equipment for Cross-Country Skiing

  • Cross-country skis
  • Cross country ski bindings
  • Cross-country boots
  • Cross-country poles
  • Waxes if required
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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  • Tauferberg forrest and Hoher Stein
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Status
closed
crosscountry skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
easy
Distance
3 km
Duration
0:40 h
Ascent
15 m
Descent
15 m
Classic Skating Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available

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