Varied bike tour to magnificent Pollestal, a high Alpine side valley of Ötztal.
The starting point for this varied tour is the Längenfeld sports center. From there you drive in the direction of Camping Platz and follow the Ötztal Cycle Path (No. 11) into the valley to Huben. At the soccer field, turn right and follow the signs to Feuerstein. Right from the start, things get really steep. After some time of exertion, you come to a crossroads. Here you can follow the path to the left to make a detour to the Alpengasthof Feuerstein. However, to get to the Polles Alm, follow the forest road that leads away from the small chapel on the left. The fresh, chilled beer is already waiting for you at the front Polles Alm. But the refreshment has to wait until departure. Whoever stays on the saddle for the next 3.5 km has conquered one of the steepest climbs in the region.
Updated: February 25, 2021
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 ist he main priority.
Tips, hints and linksMore details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken
Getting thereThe 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 Längenfeld:
- sports ground Längenfeld, free of charge
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EquipmentApproproate equipment such as breathable suitable outdoor clothes for the 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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