Cross-Country Skiing Trail: Silvretta–Bielerhöhe (R1b)

Cross-country skiing trail closed

Last update: 04.12.2019

Cross-country skiing trail R1b is the second section of the long-distance cross-country skiing trail in the Silvretta Mountains and connects to the first section, R1a. It begins at the artificial lake in the Kleinvermunt valley and takes skiers all the way up to Bielerhöhe (2,043 metres) and the Silvretta reservoir. This second section is more challenging than the first. Skiers who want to take on both R1a and R1b in one go need good fitness to complete the almost 19-kilometre trail from the small village of Wirl near Galtür all the way to Bielerhöhe. The Silvretta High Alpine Road, which runs through the same valley, is closed to the public in winter, so cross-country skiers can enjoy total peace and quiet.

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Starting point

Artificial lake in Kleinvermunt valley

Finishing point

Artificial lake in Kleinvermunt valley

Length

9.2 km

Vertical ascent

280m

Status

Cross-country skiing trail closed

Difficulty rating

difficult

Altitude

2,043m1,761m

Trail description

This trail connects to trail R1a and begins in the middle of the Kleinvermunt valley. It takes skiers up to Bielerhöhe. The trail back follows more or less the same route as the trail on the way there.

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Your destination address: Galtür

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