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Mountainbike Routesrecommended route

695 Wurzbergrunde

Mountainbike Routes · Oetztal· closed
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  • Alpengasthof Köfels (1.401 m)
    / Alpengasthof Köfels (1.401 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
  • / Wurzbergalm (1.753 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
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On the long tour you drive through ancient landslides, idyllic mountain villages and beautiful scenery.

 

 

closed
moderate
Distance 20.4 km
3:15 h
686 m
682 m
1,581 m
981 m
The starting point of this bike tour is at the Mure car park in Umhausen. There you follow the Ötztal cycle path (No. 11) to the bridge on the Ötztal federal road that leads to Köfels. You choose the path up towards Köfels and follow the asphalt road with a moderate incline. After a short time you drive over the site of an ancient landslide known as the "Köfler landslide". Around 8,700 years ago, around three cubic kilometers of rock rumbled down into the Ötztal and blocked the course of the Ötztaler Ache. After you have passed the small, idyllic village of Köfels at 1,400 meters, the marked forest path to the Wurzberg Alm begins on the left. The inclines on the wide gravel path are partly easy to drive, so that nothing stands in the way of a relaxed stop at the 1,575 meter high Alm. From there you continue down the forest path towards Winklen in Längenfeld. From there you take the Ötztal Cycle Path (No. 11) back to Umhausen.
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,581 m
Lowest point
981 m
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Rest Stop

Wurzbergalm
Jausenstation Edelweiß

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

car park Mure Umhausen (1,031 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.138283, 10.925441
DMS
47°08'17.8"N 10°55'31.6"E
UTM
32T 646002 5222329
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Destination

car park Mure Umhausen

Turn-by-turn directions

 

 

Note


all notes on protected areas

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  

Getting there

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 Umhausen:
  • car park Mure, free of charge

Coordinates

DD
47.138283, 10.925441
DMS
47°08'17.8"N 10°55'31.6"E
UTM
32T 646002 5222329
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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.

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Status
closed
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
20.4 km
Duration
3:15 h
Ascent
686 m
Descent
682 m
Highest point
1,581 m
Lowest point
981 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Linear route

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