The almost level forest area west of Niederthai is called Tauferberg. Start your hike at the Lehen car park in Niederthai. After about 50 meters you turn left into the forest, follow the broad forest trail until you reach a fork-off. Wiesle is on the left, Wolfsegg is on the right. Keep to the right and proceed on the forest trail. Later the trail forks into a much narrower path called "Tauferbergrunde". Always follow the trail signs towards Hoher Stein. On your way uphill you leave behind a climbing area where you can watch - with a bit of luck - some skilled rock climbers. On top you indulge in the marvelous vistas of Längenfeld and its wide open basin. Return to Niederthai on the same route, by walking further on to the shorter Tauferberg loop trail and Mauslesattel.
EquipmentIt is recommended to wear hiking equipment such as breathable and weather-adapted outdoor clothing, ankle-high mountain boots, wind, rain and sun protection, cap and possibly gloves. It is also important to have enough food, as well as a first-aid package, a cell phone and a hiking map.
Tips, hints and linksMore details about hiking In Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/wandern
Getting thereNiederthai is located in the western part of Austria in the state TYROL, in a southern side valley of the Inn valley - the ÖTZTAL. For your arrival by car, you can plan the best route from your home town with the route planner online at https://www.google.at/maps
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
- Parking Sennhof, payable from 07:00 to 18:30
- Ortsweiler Lehen (football pitch), free
- Ortsweiler plate floor, free of charge
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