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Every hike starts with the first step: accurate tour planning. The following list makes it easy to select a suitable hiking destination in the Oetz Region. From easy family loop walks on the valley floor and gentle ascents to mountain pastures to demanding peak conquests - there is something for all ages and preferences. A must see - in every season and for all the family - is the natural jewel Piburger See & its 9 treasures. Several stages of the popular long-distance hiking trails, Ötztal Trek and Ötztaler Urweg, lead through the Oetz Region. Study the routes now, lace up your hiking boots, get ready for the adventure!

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Winter Hiking

Bergmahderweg Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai

Winter Hiking · Oetztal
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  • Bergmahderweg
    / Bergmahderweg
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  • Larstigalm
    / Larstigalm
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Ortsaufnahme Niederthai
    / Ortsaufnahme Niederthai
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Bergmahderweg Trail - Umhausen-Niederthai
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CAR PARK SENNHOF (next to the Information Niederthai)->Bergmahderweg Trail->Larstigalm->CAR PARK SENNHOF
easy
7.1 km
2:00 h
284 m
283 m
A worthwhile alternative for winter hikers, leading from Niederthai to the left over a wooden bridge towards the hamlet of Höfle. After approx. 200 meters you turn right into the signposted Bergmahderweg trail. Slightly ascending at the beginning, later the trail leads comfortably along the meadows on the northern side of Horlachbach brook into picture-book Horlachbach valley and up the the Larstigalm. Then you either walk down the valley to Niederthai on foot or enjoy a funfilled toboggan ride on the wide winter hiking trail along Horlachbach brook. 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1781 m
Lowest point
1540 m
Best time of year
Jan
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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 

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.  

 

Tips, hints and links

More details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern 

Start

car park Sennhof (next to the Information Niederthai) (1539 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.128309, 10.967603
UTM
32T 649227 5221301

Destination

car park Sennhof (next to the Information Niederthai

Turn-by-turn directions

A worthwhile alternative for winter hikers, leading from Niederthai to the left over a wooden bridge towards the hamlet of Höfle. After approx. 200 meters you turn right into the signposted Bergmahderweg trail. Slightly ascending at the beginning, later the trail leads comfortably along the meadows on the northern side of Horlachbach brook into picture-book Horlachbach valley and up the the Larstigalm. Then you either walk down the valley to Niederthai on foot or enjoy a funfilled toboggan ride on the wide winter hiking trail along Horlachbach brook. 

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 hamlet Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
7.1 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
284 m
Descent
283 m
Scenic With refreshment stops Family friendly

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