Anyone who undertakes the mountain bike tour to the three alpine pastures should be in good shape. However, you will be rewarded with a unique panorama and a wonderful mountain backdrop.
The tour starts at the Längenfeld sports center. From there, follow the Ötztal cycle path (No. 11) out of the valley. Through the hamlet of Längenfeld, you soon come to the Wurzberg Alm junction. The gravel road climbs in countless serpentines. Fortunately, the forest provides some shade. After almost 4 kilometers, the Wurzbergalm offers the first stop for a break. The route continues in the direction of the Stabele Alm and Innerberg Alm. The tree line is soon reached. Here you get a clear view of the Ötztal mountains. More serpentines ensure an entertaining ride and let you enjoy the descent. Shortly before the Stabele Alm you pass the highest point of the tour at 2,010 meters. Another short dip and you have reached your destination at the Innerberg Alm. You can get back to Längenfeld via the same route.
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, hints and linksMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
Getting thereThe 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 Längenfeld:
- sports ground Längenfeld, free of charge
32T 649328 5215113
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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