Innpfad Roppen, Tirol, Austria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded
N 47° 13.419 E 010° 49.655
32T E 638360 N 5231637
Innpfad Roppen, Tirol, Austria
Waymark Code: WMDP31
Location: Tirol, Austria
Date Posted: 02/08/2012
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
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About 3,000 years ago, huge masses of rock fell from the Tschirgant south wall. The eruption site in the white wall of the Tschirgantwand is clearly visible. The landslide area of Tschirgant is a largely natural state, rough terrain. Large dolomite and limestone blocks that dot the valley floor between banked and Haiming Roppen far into the Ötztal. The Inn and the Ötztal river Ache had to laboriously dig through the landslide area.
The trail focuses on the equally troublesome as time-consuming settlement of the landslide forest through the plants and wildlife. A wild landscape, which until now defied any cultivation. The geo-path provides a variety of impressions and invites the following topics to consider: irrigation, building of limestone, use of mineral resources, agriculture, transport, culture, origin of birds, mass transport by glaciers and rivers, colorful stones and their origin, species richness in pine forests, soil formation, lichens, formation of stalactites.

Entry for Geopfad and Table 1 can be found at N47 ° E10 ° 13 487 49 640 The trail begins in the northeast corner of the industrial area of Roppen and leads first along a dry Bewässerungswaal, the water from the Leonard Bach to the fields led at Ötzbruck. Continue along the road, through the railway underpass, past a crossroads, next to a plaque landslide history, through the hamlet Ötz bruck and along the embankment with a good view of the Tschirgant the mouth of the Ötztal Ache in the Inn.
There you can see rocks from the Engadine and the side valleys of the Inn, Lech Valley of the Alps and especially from the Ötztal and the Tschirgant. The return is first on the narrow road to th os, past the covered bridge over the Ötztal Ache and then rises in a southerly direction until it turns on a narrow trail branches off to the east. Now the walk starts by the exciting, largely unmodified habitats of the landslide area. Slight increases in the moving ground and got down back to Roppen.
Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Access fee (In local currency): .00

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: no

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Public Transport available: Not Listed

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Visit Instructions:
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