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Hiking Trail recommended route

Reich Alm - Umhausen

Hiking Trail · Oetztal
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  • Reich Alm
    Reich Alm
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UMHAUSEN CAR PARK MURE ->Farster street->Farst->REICH ALM 
moderate
Distance 6.7 km
3:00 h
986 m
87 m
2,020 m
1,019 m
Start of this moderate hiking tour is the car park "Mure" in the center of Umhausen. Below the cemetery the hiking trail goes through the meadows and past the chapel till the base of the mountain (Farst). Therefrom you walk approx. 1 hour to "Farst". At the top is an amazing view till the "Gurgler Kamm". Above the houses you find signpost to "Reich Alm"(closed). The way is varied, sometimes steeper, sometimes more gentle. Attention at the last piece, it is very steep. At the end there is a view at the alpine pastures and the mountain. 

 

Tipp: to Farst there drives also a Taxi 

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
1,019 m
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Track types

Asphalt 43.77%Dirt road 25.45%Forested/wild trail 3.57%Path 27.19%
Asphalt
2.9 km
Dirt road
1.7 km
Forested/wild trail
0.2 km
Path
1.8 km
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Safety information

Moderate mountain trail; for sure-footed an experienced hikers. Good physical condition, mountain experience & mountain equipment (see notice equipment) necessary. Please pay attention to the current weather report

Tips and hints

More information about hiking can be found here 

Start

car park Mure (1,034 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.140501, 10.927949
DMS
47°08'25.8"N 10°55'40.6"E
UTM
32T 646186 5222580
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Destination

Reich Alm

Turn-by-turn directions

Start of this moderate hiking tour is the car park "Mure" in the center of Umhausen. Below the cemetery the hiking trail goes through the meadows and past the chapel till the base of the mountain (Farst). Therefrom you walk approx. 1 hour to "Farst". At the top is an amazing view till the "Gurgler Kamm". Above the houses you find signpost to "Reich Alm"(closed). The way is varied, sometimes steeper, sometimes more gentle. Attention at the last piece, it is very steep. At the end there is a view at the alpine pastures and the mountain. 

Tipp: To Farst there is also an option to take a Taxi. Contact: Taxi Scharfetter, T +43 (0) 5255 5858  

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 

By road

The car drive to the Ötztal valley. Situated in Tirol, the Ötztal valley set off the 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

There are the following parking possibilities in Umhausen:
  • car park Mure | free of charge

Coordinates

DD
47.140501, 10.927949
DMS
47°08'25.8"N 10°55'40.6"E
UTM
32T 646186 5222580
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Kompass Hiking map | scale: 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. 

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  • Erlanger Hut - Umhausen
  • Farst - Umhausen
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
6.7 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
986 m
Descent
87 m
Highest point
2,020 m
Lowest point
1,019 m
Scenic Linear route Refreshment stops available Insider tip

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