Riding the Flimjoch Trail, © TVB Ischgl-Paznaun
Riding the Flimjoch Trail, © TVB Ischgl-Paznaun

Singletrack
Flimjoch Trail

Opened in summer 2018, the Flimjoch Trail is a new addition to the Bike Eldorado Ischgl. This intermediate trail starts at the top of the Flimjochbahn cable car and leads 2.7 kilometres and 430 vertical metres down to the Bergrestaurant Idalpe. It offers plenty of flow, great views and alpine terrain including many jumps, berms and corners. The trail is suitable for riders of all abilities.

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Starting point

Top of Flimjochbahn cable car

Finishing point

Restaurant Idalp

Mountain chain

Samnaun Mountains

Length

2.7 km

Riding time

0 h 12 min

Features

  • Circular route
  • Handicap-accessible
  • Route with e-bike charging station

Difficulty rating

Singletrack intermediate

Altitude

2,752m 2,320m

Vertical metres downhill 430m

Fitness level

Technique

Best time of year

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* 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.

Trail description

The Flimjoch Trail can be accessed using the Flimjochbahn cable car from the Ischgler Idalp. At the top station of the cable car, riders should stay left and keep their eyes open for a sign marking the start of the trail.

The first section is fun and flowy with plenty of corners and rollers. The trail winds its way down along the gravel-covered ski piste all the way to the avalanche protection barriers on the left-hand side of the piste.

Here the trail becomes steeper and more rocky for a short section. Riders pass between large rocks and complete a series of tight turns taking them back to the ski piste. Here, once again, there are lots of banked corners and rollers.

After crossing a wider forest road, the trail continues left past an avalanche protection (follow the signs) and across a wooden bridge. Here that the earth becomes a bit looser, but there are nevertheless plenty of opportunities to pick up speed.

Riders then cross the forest road once again and swoop down through a series of berms, rollers and corners. There is even a small tabletop for those in search of a little airtime. The trail becomes faster here and enters an area of open meadowland. After crossing over a small bridge all that is left is a fast run down to the Bergrestaurant Idalp (2,320m) marking the end of the trail.

Tip! Adrenaline junkies can try the "Skyfly" at the mid-way station of the Silvrettabahn cable car, a mountain zipwire reaching speeds of 84km/h!

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