Adventurous bike tour into the Horlachtal till the Schweinfurter hut.
Distance 12.7 km
Highest point2,032 m
Lowest point1,540 m
Starting point of the mountainb bike tour is the car park Sennhof (next to the inforamtion) in Niederthai. From there you follow the broad gravel trail towards Larstig Alm. Along the Horlachbach brook the more ascending roue continues to Schweinfurter Hut. Once arrived at the hut you can wnjoy culinary treats plus splendid vistas on the sunny terrace. You return the same trail. From Larstig Alm you follow the signposted Bergmahderweg trail to Niederthai, past the fire station and back to the parking space.
The tour runs along developed trails and is easily ridable by e-bike or mountain bike.
Update: August 29, 2023
Safety informationThe 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 is the main priority.
Tips and hintsMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
By roadThe 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.
ParkingThe following parking facilities are available in Niederthai:
- carpark Sennhof, chargeable € 5,- per day
32T 649227 5221300
EquipmentApproproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes fort he 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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