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Mountainbike Routes recommended route

6059 Kirchenkarhütte

Mountainbike Routes · Gurgl closed
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A sporty bike tour for everyone who doesn't prefer too few gravel paths - including a dream view of the lake district and the breathtaking mountain and glacier panorama.
closed
moderate
Distance 14.9 km
2:25 h
811 m
811 m
2,591 m
1,780 m
A mountain bike tour including a dream view of the lake district. After starting at the Hochgurglbahn valley station, follow the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road to Hochgurgl. Behind the Hotel Riml you continue on the gravel path to the Kirchenkarhütte. The effort of the ascent is rewarded from Hochgurgl with the unforgettable glacier panorama.

Author’s recommendation

The tour runs along developed trails and is easily ridable by e-bike or mountain bike.
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Author
Roland Grüner 
Update: February 03, 2024
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
2,591 m
Lowest point
1,780 m
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Safety information

The sometimes fairly stepps climbs and difficult downhill stretches require both sporty biking skills and defensive cycling. Good stamina and intermediate biking rechniques are an absolute must. Sporty and active (pleasure) cycling ist he main priority.

Tips and hints

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Obergurgl Pill | Angern (1.930 m) (1,779 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.897504, 11.040157
DMS
46°53'51.0"N 11°02'24.6"E
UTM
32T 655398 5195794
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Destination

Kirchenkarhütte (2.635 m) | Top Mountain Crosspoint (2.171 m)

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 out local taxi companies through the valley to your desired destination. Please find the current bus timetable here: http://fahrplan.vvt.at  

Directions

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 vallly 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 facilities are available in Gurgl:

 - car park Top Mountain Crosspoint, free of charge

- Hochgurglbahn, free of charge

- Festkogl garage, chargeable

- car park in the center of Obergurgl, chargeable

Coordinates

DD
46.897504, 11.040157
DMS
46°53'51.0"N 11°02'24.6"E
UTM
32T 655398 5195794
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Get there by train, car, bike, or on foot!

Equipment

Approproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the weather, helmet, gloves, glasses, GPS device or detailed maps. If there is no hut on the way please bring a snack and enough to drink.

Similar routes nearby

  • 692 Gurgler Achweg
  • 689 Hochgurgl - Wurmkogl
  • 6053 Kirchenkar
  • 653 Festkogl
  • 6023 Langtalereckhütte
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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
14.9 km
Duration
2:25 h
Ascent
811 m
Descent
811 m
Highest point
2,591 m
Lowest point
1,780 m
Scenic Refreshment stops available

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