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Biketour Festkogl (653)

Mountainbike Routes · Oetztal
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  • Festkogl (653)
    / Festkogl (653)
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  • / Obergurgl
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There are two good reasons to take the heavy ascent to the Festkogl: the overwhelming panorama of the summit and the serpentine-rich trail back into the valley.
difficult
13.6 km
1:45 h
993 m
993 m
From Obergurgl you follow the ascent to the Schönwies- and Langtalereck hut. At an altitude of 2075 meters, the further path branches off to the left to the Festkogl. During the next 60 minutes, there is hardly a breather on the equally steep gravel road. Nevertheless, well-trained bikers will have an eye for the ever-increasing imposing panorama. From the mountain station of the cable car it is necessary to mobilize the forces for the last upturn. A few hundred heights, then it is done. At the end of the path, at 2680 meters, the view of the three thousand-meter-high mountains for the troubles compensates. A last check of the brakes - And off you go on the fast descent.

Author’s recommendation

Take enough liquid with you on the tour, the restaurant at the end of the route is closed in summer.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Festkogl, 2890 m
Lowest point
Obergurgl, 1906 m
Best time of year
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Tips, hints and links

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Zentrum Obergurgl (1914 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.870784, 11.027573
DMS
46°52'14.8"N 11°01'39.3"E
UTM
32T 654516 5192800
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Destination

Hochgurgl, 2.410 m

Turn-by-turn directions

 

From Obergurgl you follow the ascent to the Schönwies- and Langtalereck hut. At an altitude of 2075 meters, the further path branches off to the left to the Festkogl. During the next 60 minutes, there is hardly a breather on the equally steep gravel road. Nevertheless, well-trained bikers will have an eye for the ever-increasing imposing panorama. From the mountain station of the cable car it is necessary to mobilize the forces for the last upturn. A few hundred heights, then it is done. At the end of the path, at 2680 meters, the view of the three thousand-meter-high mountains for the troubles compensates. A last check of the brakes - And off you go on the fast descent.

Note


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Public transport

Public transport friendly

Coordinates

DD
46.870784, 11.027573
DMS
46°52'14.8"N 11°01'39.3"E
UTM
32T 654516 5192800
w3w 
///vanilla.firework.marinas
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate Equipment Rules! We strongly recommend to wear protective bike gear (knee and elbow pads, helmet, back protector, ...) on all lines, trails, enduro tracks and mountain bike routes within the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. Enter the Republic only with a bike that meets current quality standards.

Similar routes nearby

  • Bike Route - Langtalereckhütte (11)
  • Singletrail Festkogl (687)
  • Bike Route Gurgler Achweg (692)
  • Biketour Hochgurgl - Wurmkogl (689)
  • Panoramaweg
  • Bike Route Kaiserwald (603)
  • Bike Route Kleble Alm (651)
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
13.6 km
Duration
1:45h
Ascent
993 m
Descent
993 m
Public transport friendly Round trip Scenic

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