Two hearts are beating in your chest? The search for the most exciting trail, the perfect flow and at the same time the hustle and bustle of the big city? Then only one thing helps: Grab your bike and off to Innsbruck! Mountains right on your doorstep, terrain varying from gentle to alpine, ideal infrastructure and magnificent panoramas – Innsbruck has everything you need for a perfect biking adventure.
Whether you prefer a relaxing round or an epic ride over alpine pastures from hut to hut, Innsbruck has it all. Whether you want to let off steam on challenging downhill runs or find the perfect flow on a trail, you will find it in Innsbruck. And, wherever you take your bike in the region, the city is always only a few miles away. This unique combination of alpine adventure and urban lifestyle is what makes Innsbruck so special as a biking destination.
You can enjoy a coffee in the old town and conquer the legendary Nordkette Singletrail high above the rooftops of the city just an hour later. Action-packed descents in the Innsbruck Bikepark on the outskirts of the city are also easily within reach – Innsbruck has made an international name for itself. Once a year, the Bikepark Innsbruck is "Home of Crankworx" when the cult festival takes place and anyone who is anyone in the bike scene arrives to watch and learn from each other. Many of the festival's trails can be followed (in a slightly easier form). With the appropriate skills, you can tackle the 2018 Crankworx Downhill course "The Rough One" and the 2019 course "The Straight One" yourself or improve your riding technique on the pump track and the practice course.
Enduro and cross-country bikers will also find suitable routes here. The region is guaranteed to have the right trail for every type of rider and ability level – from a leisurely round of alpine pastures to a panoramic summit ride or a full day epic. You are guaranteed grandiose panoramas and a unique alpine urban flair: nowhere else in the world are the mountains and city as close as here. This makes it possible to start many mountain bike routes directly from the city. From the city to the mountain and from the mountain to the city: a motto that comes to life in Innsbruck.
In this Collection, you will find exactly this motto. We introduce you to a colorful mix of rides ranging from enjoyable panoramic routes and crisp after-work loops to long summit adventures and challenging descents.
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This short Tour starts in the popular holiday and excursion area around Obsteig in the west of the Mieming Plateau. It is perfect for beginner mountain bikers who want to measure their strength. The ride is just over six kilometers long, initially on asphalt and later on easily accessible forest roads through the Mooswaldsiedlung. Eventually you will arrive in Arzkasten and from here you cycle to the Lehnberghaus.Once at the top, you can treat yourself to a long break and relax in peace. Then there is a choice: if you still have the desire, the strength and the time, you can extend your mountain tour on foot. The short walk to the viewing platform "Lacke" takes about 30 minutes. The view of the Mieminger Plateau is beautiful. With or without an extra hike - the tour ends with a wonderfully long descent back to the starting point.
This tour really combines all that Innsbruck and the surrounding mountains have to offer and packs it into a two-hour tour that starts you right in the city.So quickly a few stops by train from Innsbruck City to Mutterer / Kreith. From there you start with a little mountain workout - after all, that's part of the process in the Alps. But these meager 500 vertical meters are certainly doable, even if you may not be in the best of top shape.What follows is a leisurely panoramic ride that continuously offers such beautiful views of Innsbruck and the valley that you will want to make one pause after another. Unwind completely in the alpine meadows and indulge your inner being with the delicious treats you buy along the way. This Tour lasts two hours, but don't be surprised if you are on the road a lot longer with all those breaks.
The Arzler Alm Trail is perfect if you don't have a lot of time and still want to kick yourself out. The starting point of the Arzler Alm Trail is located about 300 meters east of the Arzler Alm at the intersection of the forest trail. The trail is with difficulty level: S2 for advanced cyclists).The first part up to the avalanche dam is playful and flowy with a few steep turns and jumps. For beginners, there are optional chickenways here. The second section leads from the avalanche dam straight down into the city. Long, steep turns, sharp hairpins, jumps, waves, small gorges and rocky parts offer fantastic driving pleasure.After almost 400 meters of descent and three kilometers of trail length, the path leads directly to the new mountain bike route "Hungerburg - Mühlau". Beginners can bypass the path on the forest road by taking one of the intermediate exits.
This Tour takes you through the beautiful Brunntal to the Neue Magdeburger Hütte. Far away from the classic routes, you can especially enjoy the untouched nature of the Karwendel Alpine Park here.The ride is quite long, 1110 meters of height difference also has to be overcome. Nevertheless, this ride offers a lot of fun. For example, you can take a short detour to the Ehnbachklamm - the short hiking trail through the romantic gorge is a real highlight. Further on, the Brunntal mountain hut invites for another break. Maybe you want to combine your bike tour with a short walk the next day? The Neue Magdeburger Hütte not only offers accommodation options, but is also a good starting point for climbing the Solstein.On the other side of the Brunntal you can enjoy the descent back to Zirl.
The Tschirgantrunde is technically undemanding, but it is long in terms of distance. The tour follows beautifully landscaped and well-paved cycle paths and roads and is relatively easy to cycle with a good condition. Start and finish is the parking lot of the Barwies natural pool on the Mieminger Plateau. The almost 52 km long tour leads up and around the elongated Tschirgant massif. Visit the Kneipp facilities, a fitness trail, the Knappenwelt and the mining museum along the way. Along the way, numerous mountain huts also invite for a drink and a drink.Tip: If you don't want to travel by car, you can easily take the regional train from Innsbruck to Silz. If you fancy a real long-distance route, you can also take the Inn cycle path.