This beautiful but challenging mountain bike rides leads along the sunny side of the Karwendel Mountains up to the Neue Magdeburger Hütte hut at 1,637 metres above sea level, a traditional alpine refuge located at the foot of the Großer Solstein mountain. The peaceful Fließer Wald forest, clean mountain air and fantastic views of the Karwendel Mountains and the Inn Valley make this ride a special experience.
Mountain Bike Ride
Neue Magdeburger Hütte
- Circular route
- Route with e-bike charging station
Elevation uphill 1,060m
Vertical metres downhill 1,060m
Best time of year
* These are approximate values and recommendations. Please take your personal fitness level, technical ability and the current weather conditions into account. Tirol Werbung cannot guarantee that the information provided is correct and accepts no liability.
Car park at Geisbühelweg 19, opposite ambulance station
Limited parking at Hochzirl railway station
Various parking options in the village of Zirl
Places serving food & drink
- Jausenstation Brunntal
- Neue Magdeburger Hütte
- Various locations in Zirl
The ride begins in the north of Zirl, at the point where the underpass crosses beneath the main road leading around the village. Ride uphill along the road towards Hochzirl. Shortly after the third corner, turn right onto a twisting dirt road leading into the Brunntal Valley. Follow route 543 for around three kilometres. At around 1,150 metres above sea level, cross the Ehnbach stream and continue on the other side of the stream in a southerly direction. After around one more kilometre, take the corner sharp left and follow the trail for another 700 metres towards Paffersmahd. Then turn sharp right. From here the route leads via a series of switchback corners in an easterly direction up to the Neue Magdeburger Hütte.
Return along the way you came.