INFORMATION UMHAUSEN->car park Bischoffsplatz->Waalweg->Stuibenfall->Stuiben Nannele->Steppsteig->CAR PARK MURE
Distance 5.3 km
From the Information Office in Umhausen you walk through the village towards Niederthai. At Bischoffaplatz car park you continue past the Kneipp facilities, following the "Arzwinkl Waalweg" signs. The water trail (Waalweg) travels above the forest road past the Ötzi Village and the Birds of Prey Park towards the waterfall. At the end of the trail you continue on the wide forest path that takes you to the foot of the Stuibenfall where you can admire the elemental energy of this nature spectacle. From there you walk back on the same route, past Waldcafe Stuböbele on the right to the legendary figure of "Stuiben Nannele". There you turn right and follow "Steppsteig" trail back to Umhausen and the starting point of the hike.
Safety informationPlease 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 hintsMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winterwandern
Getting thereThe 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.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Umhausen:
- car park Mure, free of charge
32T 646178 5222545
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EquipmentAppropriate 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.
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