Mountain Hike

Wildgrat - Umhausen-Niederthai

Mountain Hike · Oetztal
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  • Erlanger Hütte + Wettersee
    / Erlanger Hütte + Wettersee
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  • / wandern Wildgrat
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  • / Wettersee
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VORDERE LEIERSTALALM->Erlanger hut->WILDGRAT 
difficult
4.9 km
3:00 h
1157 m
17 m
From the Vordere Leierstalalm you hike on a driveway and follow the steep ascent to Erlanger Hütte, continue on the permanently rising path to Wettersee lake. Cross rocky terrain above the lake by following a footpath along the eastern ridge of Wildgrat. Transverse two corn snow field before you reach the mountain ridge and the summit.

 

 

 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2971 m
Lowest point
1790 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 

Start

Vordere Leierstalalm (1789 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.145286, 10.876746
DMS
47°08'43.0"N 10°52'36.3"E
UTM
32T 642291 5223018
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Destination

Wildgrat

Turn-by-turn directions

From the Vordere Leierstalalm you hike on a driveway and follow the steep ascent to Erlanger Hütte, continue on the permanently rising path to Wettersee lake. Cross rocky terrain above the lake by following a footpath along the eastern ridge of Wildgrat. Transverse two corn snow field before you reach the mountain ridge and the summit.

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all notes on protected areas

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:
  • Parking Mure, free of charge

 

Coordinates

DD
47.145286, 10.876746
DMS
47°08'43.0"N 10°52'36.3"E
UTM
32T 642291 5223018
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
4.9 km
Duration
3:00h
Ascent
1157 m
Descent
17 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available Insider tip

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