Die Felsen der Uina Schlucht

Die Felsen der Uina Schlucht

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

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Recommended by 165 out of 170 mountain bikers


  • Holger S.

    The Uina Gorge is one of the top highlights on many Transalp routes.

    Although the path into the Vinschgau valley to South Tyrol, which is spectacularly built into the rock, is part of the legacy of the former smugglers in many travel guides and stories, the trail, which was laid out over a hundred years ago, is a product of a tourism initiative at the time.

    The distance on which you will "bump" the bike is around 250 meters in altitude and two kilometers. On the right and left there are deep gray rock walls. The brook rushes in the gorge. Cold water drips from rock overhangs and into the two short tunnels carved into the mountain. A fascinating atmosphere that is absorbed by both hikers and bikers. The narrow path requires caution and a respectful cooperation.

    If you want to find out about the condition of the path or the situation after previous snowfalls, it is best to call the Sesvennahütte or the Alp Uina Dadaint. The hosts are helpful and of course look forward to your visit.

    You have the most fun when you drive the gorge from South Tyrol towards the Engadin. This allows you to enjoy the descent from the Schlinigpass to the beginning of the Felsenweg more.

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    • February 17, 2021

  • Markus

    An absolute highlight that everyone should have done on an alpine cross. You meet some mountain bikers here.

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    • January 30, 2015

  • Jens

    At a stop in the hamlet Uina Dadaint you can enjoy the great panorama and you could think every moment Heidi and Peter comes around the corner.

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    • January 30, 2015

  • Mike Bauernfeind

    Breathtaking gorge - a must-have for every AlpenXer. Please push the bike exactly as prescribed. Fairly strenuous ascent to the break on the alpine pasture of Uina Dadaint. Then there's a cappuccino and off you go carrying and pushing - but it's worth it. What a great route ...

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    • April 4, 2018

  • BlauFleckenQueen

    We started in Schlinig, so uphill through the Uina gorge (Schlinig - Burgeis - Nauders - Norbertshoehe - Martina - Sur En - Uina Gorge - Schlinig), that was then almost 75 km, almost 2,000 meters in altitude and just over 6 hours pure driving time 😅

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    If you are traveling in the region, you should definitely visit Uina Gorge once you have a good physical condition. This legendary gorge is not only well-known to alpine cross-country skiers, but is also considered a day trip from Nauders as an absolute biker highlight.
    Another tip as a day tour by Harry Ploner, bike visionary and owner of the Hotel BikeHotel Central in Nauders:

    "Alpine crossers always drive this tour from north to south and carry / push up through the canyon, so it is advisable to take the Uina gorge as a day trip in the opposite direction - as described here, then the trail on the high plateau is perfect to drive and downhill Easier to push. "

    Travel time: 08:00:00
    Altitude difference: 2025m
    Difficulty: 4
    Length: 70.5 km
    Road surface:
    Aspahlt: 45%
    Gravel: 45%
    Trail: 8%
    Sliding passages: 2%
    Starting height: 1356 m
    Final height: 2309 m
    Best tour time: midsummer
    Mountains (region): Sesvenna Group (Nauders / Reschenpass / Lower Engadin)

    Whether the tour can be mastered better through the ravine is uncertain - in no case for someone who is not 100% free from giddiness!

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    • September 9, 2016

  • Maximilian

    Fantastically beautiful way. Dizziness is required!

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    • August 7, 2016

  • Rüdi

    The absolute highlight of our Alpine crossing in the summer of 2016 was the route through the Uina gorge on the 4th day. The section is already very beautiful in the lower part, and the further you go up, the more spectacular it gets. Although the MTB must be pushed over long distances, but the fun factor is always given.

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    • January 5, 2017

  • Winand

    A really horny gorge an experience

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    • July 28, 2017

  • Rado

    The Uina Gorge is a unique highlight of the Transalp. It can only be pushed, but the work is worth it!

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    • August 1, 2017

  • Ingo

    Great highlight at the WIEN NIZZA TRANSALP. You do not have to drive just to enjoy !!

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    • May 14, 2018

  • Hanse

    Insanely horny view of the gorge

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    • July 8, 2018

  • Markus

    Beautiful valley to come in the direction of South Tyrol. Long sliding passage through the gorge.

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    • April 8, 2018

  • Paul

    The Ulina Gorge is an absolute highlight for hikers and cyclists. Where cyclists have to push. The push is worthwhile, however, since after surviving gorge hike beautiful trails for biking.

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    • July 13, 2018

  • Robi

    The Uina gorge should be run from Schlinig to Sur En - and not around. The gradient is much better in this direction.

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    • July 15, 2018

  • H-D

    Incredibly impressive nature experience! Was there in 2013 under a transalp. But who believes that sitting on the MTB to pass the tube is tired of life. There have been deadly accidents here!

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    • August 2, 2018

  • Walter Gabl

    Impressive but exhausting leg of an Alpine crossing

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    • December 21, 2018

  • 〽️ 🔆Wolle 🌎🇩🇪

    A must for MTB this is an experience.
    If you go through Switzerland 🇨🇭 it is much more exhausting.
    If you go through Italy 🇮🇹 it is not so strenuous.

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    • August 29, 2019

  • eli

    Very impressive, you should have done even if you have to push. Vertigo is required.

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    • September 3, 2019

  • Steffen

    Breathtaking gorge, for about 3-4km bike push is announced, but worth it

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    • September 23, 2019

  • Marcus M.

    The pictures say everything. Mandatory highlight for mountain bikers. Very impressive, the real hammer.

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    • July 14, 2018

  • Peter-Paul

    dragging with EB! - still worthwhile :))

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    • September 23, 2020

  • Björn

    A fantastic path leads through the Uina Gorge. Beaten into the rock by smugglers. A real masterpiece.

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    • February 22, 2021

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