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Hiking Trail recommended route

Gehsteigalm - Erlanger Hütte - Umhausen-Niederthai

Hiking Trail · Oetztal · Open
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GEHSTEIGALM -> ERLANGER HUT 
Open
difficult
Distance 5.1 km
3:00 h
942 m
292 m
2,538 m
1,884 m
The start is by the „Gehsteigalm” above Tumpen. From there you walk on the left side a fine line uphill. At first you walk in the direction northeast and on the crossroad left. After a while you see the hut, but from there you walk on a beautiful highway. At the end you have to climb up, but there is a rope that will help you.

 

Tipp: till the Gehsteigalm you can drive with the taxi 

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,538 m
Lowest point
1,884 m
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Track types

Path 100%
Path
5.1 km
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed and experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report: https://www.oetztal.com/en/sommer.html 

Start

Gehsteigalm (1,888 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.157308, 10.890288
DMS
47°09'26.3"N 10°53'25.0"E
UTM
32T 643286 5224378
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Destination

Erlanger Hut

Turn-by-turn directions

The start is by the „Gehsteigalm” above Tumpen. From there you walk on the left side a fine line uphill. At first you walk in the direction northeast and on the crossroad left. After a while you see the hut, but from there you walk on a beautiful highway. At the end you have to climb up, but there is a rope that will help you.

 

Tipp: till the Gehsteigalm you can drive with the taxi 

Note


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Public transport

Travel safe and comfortable with the train to the Ötztal Bahnhof train station. Last stop and exit point is the train station in 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 card drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tyrol, 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 options are available in Tumpen:
  • primary school Tumpen, free of charge 

Coordinates

DD
47.157308, 10.890288
DMS
47°09'26.3"N 10°53'25.0"E
UTM
32T 643286 5224378
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Bike & Wanderkarte 1:35.000

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. 

Similar routes nearby

  • Talblick Tumpen - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Tumpen - Armelenhut
  • Vordere Tumpenalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Hintere Tumpenalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Gehsteigalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Vordere Leierstalalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Weather lake - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Status
Open
Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.1 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
942 m
Descent
292 m
Highest point
2,538 m
Lowest point
1,884 m
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