At any time of the year, summer or winter, outdoor enthusiasts of any discipline enjoy the play area of the Ötztal which is tucked away between the Stubai and Ötztal Alps.With 250 three thousand-metre-peaks, 680 climbing paths, 1600 km marked hiking trails, 100 alpine pastures and huts as well as 900 km bike and cycle tours the Ötztal is a Tyrolean highlight. Ötztal Camping offers the best location to take advantage of all of these offers.Climbing, canyoning, rafting, hiking & moutain climbing, trekking and mountain biking, downhill and cross-country skiing will tickle any fancy for adventure the whole year round.
West Tyrol is one of the most beautiful climbing areas in the Alps and offers numerous paths in all levels of difficulty. Classic approaches in the alpine landscape, climbing parks and via ferratas from bouldering to ice climbing are all available as well as a selection of indoor offers just as large. Along with the Imst climbing team, including its world champions (Schöpf, Eiter, Schranz), many of the world’s sports climbers grew up here in Tyrol. Our tip: Visit our very own new boulder wall located directly at the campsite
Mountain biking around the tallest mountain in Tyrol
Along Tyrol’s longest side valley, there are officially 41 mountain bike trails which cater to casual bikers and endurance artists alike depending on their length and altitude. The Ötztal Trail, which winds its way through the entire valley, offers mountain bikers access to various tours.
It does not matter if it is a snowboard, alpine skis or carvers, here everybody will find the perfect slope for his skills and preferences.
For the first turns in the snow, there are almost limitless options.
And then the top ski regions of Sölden, Hochötz and Obergurgl are super easy to reach using the free ski bus.
Bus stop is just a 5-minutes‘ walk away.
For more information about the ski regions, click here:
Grab your friends or family and dive into an adventure! While rafting, you will get to know the beautiful rivers from a completely different perspective! The gorge of Imst is especially worthwhile! Beautiful nature landscapes and impressive white waters are waiting. Children 6-years and older are more than welcome to raft along with you and have a fantastic time in the process!
Stroll, read, experience and marvel. The newly designed trail network “Umhausen rund um” is a well-rounded programme for body and soul. At an altitude of 1.050 m, three forest trails wind their way around the village: the Waalweg, the Steppsteig and the Wienersteig. Display boards, vista points, a nature trail and playgrounds invite visitors to spend some time. A nature and culture adventure path network to stroll, hike and enjoy throughout Umhausen.
The entire Ötztal hiking panorama can be downloaded here:
Ötztal hiking panorama [4.0 Mb]
Niederthai, with its snow-guaranteed altitude of 1,550 metres, ensures the ideal conditions for cross-country skiing. There are ideal landscapes for all levels of difficulty for casual skiers and extreme sportsmen alike. While everything is blossoming and flourishing down in the valley, the last cross-county skiers are making their rounds in Niederthai and enjoying „sunbathing cross-country style“ and are returning home with a nice holiday tan. For those of you who wish to enjoy cross-country skiing during the evening hours, the night trails in Umhausen and Niederthai are lit.Niederthai is 6 km from the Camping Ötztal Arena and has the Tyrol cross-country trail stamp of approval. All trails are free of charge and are ideal for skating and classic cross-country.