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Cross-Country Skiing recommended route

Horlachtal Track - Umhausen-Niederthai

Cross-Country Skiing · Ötztal closed
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CAR PARK SENNHOF->Horlachtal Track->CAR PARK SENNHOF
closed
Skating, Classic
moderate
Distance 3.3 km
0:50 h
92 m
92 m
1,613 m
1,541 m
Entrance is the car Park Sennhof (next to the information office). After a short but quite steep climb you will reach the scenic Sonnenplateau Nordic track. On the next kilometer you cross Horlachbach brook first, continuing steadily uphill into scenic Horlachtal side valley. After a gentle downhill stretch and a short flat area you get back to the starting point. 
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,613 m
Lowest point
1,541 m
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Tips and hints

More information about Cross country skiing can be found here

Start

Car park Sennhof (1,565 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.127573, 10.972148
DMS
47°07'39.3"N 10°58'19.7"E
UTM
32T 649574 5221227
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Destination

Car park Sennhof

Turn-by-turn directions

After a short but quite steep climb you will reach the scenic Sonnenplateau Nordic track. On the next kilometer you cross Horlachbach brook first, continuing steadily uphill into scenic Horlachtal side valley. After a gentle downhill stretch and a short flat area you get back to the starting point. 

 

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  

Directions

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 par Sennhof | chargeable € 5,00 per day from 7:00 am till 6:30 pm, more day ticket possible | The car park for people with handicap is free. Please deposit your handicap ID apparent in your car | Buses park for free

Coordinates

DD
47.127573, 10.972148
DMS
47°07'39.3"N 10°58'19.7"E
UTM
32T 649574 5221227
w3w 
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Author’s map recommendations

Cross-country map Umhausen-Niederthai

Equipment

  • Cross-country skis - skating skis or Klassic skis
  • Cross-country poles of suitable lengt
  • Cross-country boots - precise fit, give a firm grip and fit snugl
  • Clothing - Functional underwear with long arms and legs, special running tights and tight pants, water repellent and breathable jacket recommendet
  • Gloves should provide a firm grip and optimal stick guidance

Similar routes nearby

  • Matau Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Cross-Country Track Zubringer Loipe - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Tellerboden Night Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Lehenloipe Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Frühloipe Track - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
closed
Cross-country skiing technique
Skating, Classic
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
3.3 km
Duration
0:50 h
Ascent
92 m
Descent
92 m
Highest point
1,613 m
Lowest point
1,541 m
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