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.
Distance 14.9 km
Highest point2,591 m
Lowest point1,780 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.
The tour runs along developed trails and is easily ridable by e-bike or mountain bike.
Update: July 03, 2023
Safety informationThe 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 hintsMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
By roadThe 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.
ParkingThe 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
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EquipmentApproproate 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.
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