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Kitzbühel Alps Trail - KAT Bike E-njoy and Sport+

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Kitzbühel Alps Trail - KAT Bike E-njoy and Sport+

Mountain Biking Collection by Kitzbüheler Alpen

7

Tours

33:24 h

227 mi

37,025 ft

The Kitzbühel Alps Trail, or KAT for short, crosses the holiday regions of the Hohe Salve, Brixental, St. Johann in Tirol and PillerseeTal in the Kitzbühel Alps around the well-known winter sports region of Kitzbühel. The trail has two variants – a hiking and bike route. The KAT Bike leads you across this beautiful region which has retained its Tyrolean charm in three eventful stages. You can choose from both leisurely e-bike routes and sporty mountain bike routes with action-packed single trails.

In this Collection, we would like to introduce you to both the leisurely variant and the sporty alternative. Even though the KAT Bike E-njoy was designed as an e-bike Tour, there’s nothing stopping you from riding it on a normal mountain bike too. Ambitious, sporty bikers who want to try out some single trails will enjoy the KAT Bike Sport+ route.

From Mariastein or Hopfgarten municipalities, the KAT Bike route leads you through the Brixen Valley to the biking mecca of Kirchberg and on to St. Johann in Tirol and the idyllic Pillersee Valley. The route is clearly waymarked, so you can find your way around even without a guide or constantly looking at your GPS device. On secluded mountain roads, quiet meadow paths and flowing trails, you discover the Kitzbühel Alps and experience three unforgettable days of mountain biking. The easy route has 164 kilometers (102 miles) and about 3,700 meters (12,140 feet) of elevation gain. The sporty and ambitious route has 147 kilometers (91 miles) and almost 5,300 meters (17,400 feet) of elevation gain.

Your bike adventure will be even more fun if you leave the organisation to us. Just book our complete package and we’ll take care of your accommodation and luggage transport. You then only need to decide on your route, which you can flexibly adapt as you like day by day.

Tip: When you book the complete package, you receive a Kitzbüheler Alpen guest card which is valid as a train and S-Bahn ticket. With the guest card, all holidaymakers can use local transport in the four affiliated regions for free. It’s also valid on REX and suburban trains on the route from Wörgl to Hochfilzen.

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Kitzbüheler Alpen Trail – KAT Bike Sport+

91.3 mi

17,700 ft

17,250 ft

Last updated: November 15, 2021

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    Etappe 1: Von Mariastein ins Windautal – KAT Bike E-njoy

    Difficult
    03:33
    33.2 mi
    9.4 mph
    5,300 ft
    4,425 ft
    Expert e-mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    Battery charged, ready, go! The first stage of the KAT Bike E-njoy begins in the pilgrimage site of Mariastein. The route is perfectly marked right from the start. Via Angerberg you reach the Inn and cross it near the mouth of the Brixentaler Ache near Wörgl. Following the wide torrent you reach Hopfgarten

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  • Intermediate
    02:40
    26.8 mi
    10.0 mph
    3,025 ft
    3,625 ft
    Intermediate e-mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    After a restful night you start at Gasthaus Steinberg out of the valley through the Windau valley. You cycle along lush, green meadows and forests to Westendorf.

    

    After you have crossed the center of the village, you have a beautiful view of the Kitzbüheler Horn. In the wide valley of the Brixental there

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  • Intermediate
    04:28
    42.3 mi
    9.5 mph
    4,550 ft
    4,275 ft
    Intermediate e-mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    On the last day of your relaxed discovery tour through the Kitzbühel Alps, you start in the tranquil hamlet of Wiesenschwang and discover some farms on the way to Oberndorf that offer a delicious selection of regional products. In the farm shops of Schörgerer, Müllnerhof and Schneiderbauer you can stock

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  • Difficult
    04:56
    28.6 mi
    5.8 mph
    5,600 ft
    5,125 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.

    In contrast to the KAT Bike E-njoy, the sporty version of your KAT Bike Tour begins in Hopfgarten, where the first ascent awaits you right after the start. Via the mountain village Penningdörfl you get to the Haagalm, where you can enjoy cool drinks, including a wonderful view, for a few euros in the

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  • Difficult
    06:21
    33.7 mi
    5.3 mph
    6,400 ft
    6,725 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    On the second stage of your KAT Bike Sport + route, you will follow in the footsteps of the KitzAlpBike. While the first day had a lot of panorama and beautiful impressions of the alpine landscape to offer, today you get the full load of what mountain bikers dream of: crisp climbs, panoramic paths through

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  • Difficult
    06:10
    33.2 mi
    5.4 mph
    6,425 ft
    6,750 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    This variant offers you the option, as an alternative to the Fleckalm Trail, to incorporate the much easier descent on the Hahnenkamm Trail into the route. The entrance to this is near the Hahnenkamm mountain station, where the legendary Streif is located in winter. While the ski race is one of the most

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  • Difficult
    05:17
    29.6 mi
    5.6 mph
    5,725 ft
    5,425 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    On your last stage of the KAT Bike Sport + Tour you can expect another balanced mountain bike day with two crisp climbs, panoramic routes and a casual trail. From Oberndorf you get to Fieberbrunn via the Harschbichl and the Kalksteinalm. The length of the route is manageable and you can start your day

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    7
  • Distance
    227 mi
  • Duration
    33:24 h
  • Elevation
    37,025 ft

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