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Hiking Trail recommended route

Groß Horlachalm - Umhausen-Niederthai

Hiking Trail · Umhausen
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NIEDERTHAI -> car park Sennhof -> Larstigalm -> Klein Horlachalm -> GROSS HORLACHALM
easy
Distance 5.5 km
1:50 h
432 m
1 m
From the car park Sennhof in Niederthai you walk the always slightly increasing forest path along the Horlachbach into the Horlachtal. After about an hour you reach the Larstigalm and walk comfortably past it. The path leads up a little steeper and then flat and so you get to the lower Klein Horlachalm. The last piece to the nearby Groß Horlachalm (not managed) is a bit steeper, but you will be rewarded with a beautiful view towards Niederthai. From the starting point in Niederthai there are as an alternatively offer the two mountain trails Grastal and Bergmahderweg. Even with the mountain bike the hut is very easy to reach.

 

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,971 m
Lowest point
1,540 m
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Rest Stop

Kleinhorlachalm

Safety information

Easy hiking trail; suitable for beginners and walkers

Please note the current weather report at: https://www.oetztal.com/summer.html

 

Tips and hints

More details about hiking In Ötztal: 

https://www.oetztal.com/hiking

 

Start

Niederthai, car park Sennhof (1,540 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.128157, 10.967774
DMS
47°07'41.4"N 10°58'04.0"E
UTM
32T 649241 5221284
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Destination

Groß Horlachalm

Turn-by-turn directions

From the car park Sennhof in Niederthai you walk the always slightly increasing forest path along the Horlachbach into the Horlachtal. After about an hour you reach the Larstigalm and walk comfortably past it. The path leads up a little steeper and then flat and so you get to the lower Klein Horlachalm. The last piece to the nearby Groß Horlachalm (not managed) is a bit steeper, but you will be rewarded with a beautiful view towards Niederthai.

 

Note


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

In Niederthai the following parking facilities are available:

- car park Sennhof | costs: € 5.00 per day

  from 07:00 am - 18:30 pm

- car park in the hamlet Lehen (football field) | free

 

Coordinates

DD
47.128157, 10.967774
DMS
47°07'41.4"N 10°58'04.0"E
UTM
32T 649241 5221284
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Hiking map available in all information-offices in the Ötztal.

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 not hut on the way a snack and enough to drink. 

 

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

Similar routes nearby

  • Klein Horlachalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Snack station at Bichl - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Larstigalm - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • E-Bike Runde um Niederthai (662)
  • Schweinfurter Hütte - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Circular walk Niederthai - Umhausen-Niederthai
  • Höfle - Bichl - Umhausen-Niederthai
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Difficulty
easy
Distance
5.5 km
Duration
1:50 h
Ascent
432 m
Descent
1 m
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