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Mountainbike Routesrecommended route

635 Old Road to Niederthai

Mountainbike Routes · Oetztal· Open
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m 1600 1400 1200 1000 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 km Stuibenfall - Tirols größter Wasserfall Gasthof Stuibenfall
Sporty bike tour to Niederthai and back again, high above Umhausen! 
Open
moderate
Distance 8.7 km
2:00 h
588 m
588 m
1,547 m
1,031 m
The Bike Tour starts in Umhausen at the Mure car park (village center). From the starting point you follow slightly rising Roßlachgasse until you reach the "Umhauser Höhenweg" sigpost. Then you follow the broad gravel trail to Niederthai and the hamlet of Höfle. The moderately ascending route leads through idyllic forests. Silence and pure anjoyment await you here, The last part towards the hamlet of Höfle travels on a narrow, steep trail where you may have to push your mountain bike (onlythe sportiest biker can master this stretch). From Höfle you continue downhill to the hamlet of Mühl, past Gasthof Stuibenfall. On the righ you follow a broad gravel trail towards "Alte Niederthaier Straße" and back to Umhausen. Even before you should make a short detour to the Stuibenfall, Tirol's biggest waterfall and awe-inspiring nature spectacle. The last strech of the tour leads back to the starting point via Roßlachgasse. 
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Update: April 21, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Highest point
1,547 m
Lowest point
1,031 m
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Rest Stop

Gasthof Stuibenfall

Safety information

The sometimes fairly stepps climbs and difficult downhill stretches require both sporty biking skills and defensive cycling. Good stamina and intermediate biking rechniques are an absolute must. Sporty and active (pleasure) cycling is the main priority.

Tips and hints

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Umhausen (1,030 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.140109, 10.927807
DMS
47°08'24.4"N 10°55'40.1"E
UTM
32T 646177 5222537
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Destination

Umhausen

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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 Umhausen:
  • car park Mure, free of charge

Coordinates

DD
47.140109, 10.927807
DMS
47°08'24.4"N 10°55'40.1"E
UTM
32T 646177 5222537
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Approproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes fort he weather, helmet, gloves, glasses, GPS device or detailed maps. If there is no hut on the way please bring a snack and enough to drink.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.7 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
588 m
Descent
588 m
Highest point
1,547 m
Lowest point
1,031 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available

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