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Saalbach – a biker's dream

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Saalbach – a biker's dream

Mountain Biking Collection by Saalbach

9

Tours

21:06 h

160 mi

37,750 ft

Who needs Canada when holy grounds are at your doorstep? In Saalbach-Hinterglemm, free riders, downhill-experts and mountain bikers alike will all find their joy on a network of rides that spans 400 kilometers (250 miles). You’ll find incredible day tours through the mountains if you’re looking to collect altitude and numerous trails of all difficulty levels if you prefer the long way down. The whole experience is accompanied by fantastic panoramas wherever you look, as well as numerous alpine huts where you can replenish your energy ready for the next adventure. Whether you cycle a short lap into the valley, pedal up over 1,000 meters (3,000 feet) of altitude onto the Schattberg, seek to improve your downhill skills on the Blue Line or take on the 6 kilometers (4 miles) of the technical Z-Line downhill, Austria's Bike Mecca Saalbach guarantees fun and flow—wherever you go.

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    THE CHALLENGE "Bike your Limit" — mountain biking in Austria's largest bike region

    Difficult
    07:09
    60.1 mi
    8.4 mph
    17,525 ft
    17,625 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.

    From Saalbach you start “THE CHALLENGE - Bike your Limit” with the Schattberg X-press up to the Schattberg-Ostgipfel. On the X-Line or alternatively the forest road, it goes down to the Schattberg Sprinter, which takes you to the west summit. Now the Hacklberg Trail is an absolute highlight of the tour

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  • Difficult
    04:42
    38.6 mi
    8.2 mph
    12,825 ft
    12,900 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.

    Five mountains, six cable cars, almost 5,000 meters downhill exclusively on trails and only 200 meters in altitude to be climbed on your own: these are the key data of the legendary BIG-5 Bike Challenge. This XXL round promises you and your enduro or all-mountain bike an epic day. In addition to concentrated

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  • Intermediate
    02:31
    17.1 mi
    6.8 mph
    1,950 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Glemmtal Cycle Path allows you to enjoy relaxed cycling from Maishofen at the entrance to the valley all the way into the head of the valley. There is a lot to discover along the route: In addition to a motor skills path with 24 stations, you will also find beautiful resting places along the Saalach

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  • Intermediate
    00:17
    3.26 mi
    11.6 mph
    0 ft
    1,775 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    Known and popular far beyond the borders, the Hacklberg Trail offers you everything you could possibly want from a mountain bike trail: flow, airtime and speed. What also sets the trail apart is that it will be fun for you, regardless of whether you are a professional or have not been on the bike that

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  • Difficult
    00:38
    6.64 mi
    10.6 mph
    25 ft
    2,700 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    A wonderful and very natural touring or enduro route. Here you can enjoy the extraordinary mountain scenery and the flow into the valley. To reach the trail entrance, you take the Reiterkogelbahn and then crank past the Rosswaldhütte up to the top station of the Spieleck 6-seater chairlift. Now you can

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  • Difficult
    00:26
    3.92 mi
    8.9 mph
    0 ft
    3,300 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    The X-Line is a demanding single trail. Over meadow, stone and forest floors, it goes down with lots of jumps, berms and tricky roots and technical passages. If you already have experience, this trail promises a high fun factor. The trail is about six kilometers long and, with over 1,000 meters of altitude

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  • Intermediate
    00:09
    1.74 mi
    11.9 mph
    1,350 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    The Blue Line is a flowing singletrack with many simple northshore elements, bumps and so-called tables. A perfect track for freeride newcomers as well as soul riders, who can let it go on fun trails.

    

    The track is right next to the Pro Line at the Reiterkogel. It was designed for beginners, conjures with

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  • Intermediate
    01:55
    11.8 mi
    6.2 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,650 ft
    Intermediate mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    From the valley station of the Zwölferkogelbahn you continue on the Glemmtaler Landesstraße into the valley. At the Forellenhof you cycle over the bridge and continue on the cycle path into the valley head. After the barrier there is a slight uphill left on a forest road to the Lindlingalm. Here is also

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  • Difficult
    03:21
    17.3 mi
    5.2 mph
    3,775 ft
    3,775 ft
    Expert mountain bike ride. Very good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary.

    The starting point of the tour is in Saalbach. From the Schattberg X-Press you take the cycle path along the stream out of the valley to the Jausern district. Here you then follow the Löhnersbachweg always along the stream until the path winds to the right at a large torrent barrier towards the Rammern

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    9
  • Distance
    160 mi
  • Duration
    21:06 h
  • Elevation
    37,750 ft

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