Winter & snowshoe hiking in the Oetz Region

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All those who are true hiking lovers indulge in this passion also during the cold season. Warm clothes, woolen hat, scarf and winter-proof footwear: look forward to an adventure in the fresh winter air. Also snowshoe hikers are ready to go in almost no time. The trendy alternatives to skiing in Lower Ötztal have already become a new boom: well-groomed and signposted winter hiking trails lead through snow-covered meadows and forests while guided tours are also offered as an exciting off-road variant.

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Fundusfeiler - Umhausen-Niederthai

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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  • Fundusfeiler
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  • Frischmannhütte
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  • Fundusfeiler
    / Fundusfeiler
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Map / Fundusfeiler - Umhausen-Niederthai
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HINTERE FUNDUSALM->Frischmann hut->Feilerscharte->FUNDUSFEILER
difficult
10.6 km
3:00 h
2043 m
135 m
Take the “Hüttentaxi” (transportation organized by the mountain refuge) to Fundusalm and walk to Frischmannhütte. Once there, follow the narrow and steep path towards Feilerscharte Saddle (2926 m). From Feilerscharte it’s another 30 minutes to the peak. You can either backtrack or hike down through Leierstal.

 

Tip: hike from Frischmannhütte via Fundusfeiler and along Forchheimer High Elevation Trail to Erlanger Hütte. You can organize a “Hüttentaxi” to Hintere Fundusalm.

 

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Highest point
3079 m
Lowest point
981 m
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Safety information

For experienced mountaineers that are free from vertigo & surefooted, Very good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary, such as alpine security material, good weather conditions recommended.

Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/sommer.html 

Equipment

Appropriate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, ankle-high walking boots, wind-, rain- & sun protection, hat, possibly 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

Original Ötztal Trek Stage

Start

Hintere Fundusalm (1968 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.112830, 10.891340
UTM
32T 643485 5219438

Destination

Fundusfeiler

Turn-by-turn directions

Take the “Hüttentaxi” (transportation organized by the mountain refuge) to Fundusalm and walk to Frischmannhütte. Once there, follow the narrow and steep path towards Feilerscharte Saddle (2926 m). From Feilerscharte it’s another 30 minutes to the peak. You can either backtrack or hike down through Leierstal.

 

Tip: hike from Frischmannhütte via Fundusfeiler and along Forchheimer High Elevation Trail to Erlanger Hütte. You can organize a “Hüttentaxi” to Hintere Fundusalm.

 

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 our 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 valley 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
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
10.6 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
2043 m
Descent
135 m
Scenic With refreshment stops

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