MURE CAR PARK->Rosslachgasse->towards Hirschberg->Höhenweg->NIEDERTHAI
Distance 6.1 km
Highest point1,572 m
Lowest point1,031 m
From the Mure car park you follow the Roßlachgasse until you come to the crossroads old road to Niederthai. Here you walk straight on in the direction of the legendary Hirschberg area, continuing on the high altitude trail to Niederthai. All efforts will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of Umhausen on the valley floor and the mighty summits of Ötztal's Geigenkamm Alpine ridge. You can either return on foot on the old Niederthaier road or take the ski bus from the Ötztal Tourismus information office Niederthai.
Safety informationPlease pay attention to the current weather- & avalanche report: https://www.oetztal.com/de/winter.html &
Tips and hintsMore details about winter hiking in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/winter/the-full-winter-variety-in-oetztal/snowshoe-hiking.html
By roadThe 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 646179 5222547
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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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