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.
Distance 14.1 km
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 and hintsMore 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.
Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking
- Cycling helmet
- Cycling gloves
- Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking
- Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
- Puncture repair kit
- Replacement inner tube
- Tire levers
- Chain tool
- Hex keys
- Phone / device holder as required
- Bike lock as required
- Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.
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