Frommes Trail in Fiss, © Rene Sendlhofer-Schag
Frommes Trail in Fiss, © Rene Sendlhofer-Schag

Singletrack
Frommes Trail

The Frommes Trail is the new flagship singletrack trail in the Mountainbike Arena Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis. From top to bottom it descends around 1,000 vertical metres along 10km of natural forest terrain. After taking the Schönjochbahn cable car to the top, there is a short transition to the start of the trail at 2,490m on the Schönjöchl ridge. The trail is rated between S1 and S3 on the singletrack scale, depending on the section. Riders should have good fitness and bike-handling skills in order to make the most of the experience.

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Starting point

Top station of Schönjochbahn cable car

Finishing point

Bottom station of Schönjochbahn cable car

Mountain chain

Samnaun Mountains

Length

10 km

Riding time

1h

Features

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

Difficulty rating

Singletrack intermediate

Altitude

2,490m 1,440m

Elevation uphill 100m
Vertical metres downhill 1,070m

Fitness level

Technique

Best time of year

Jan
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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.

Parking

Car park at the bottom of the Schönjochbahn cable car.

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Trail description

This mountainbike ride starts in Fiss. Riders take the Schönjochbahn cable car (extra ticket for bike required) up onto the Fisser Joch ridge. After a short transition climbing around 60 vertical metres along a gravel road they will reach the start of the Frommes Trail on the Schönjöchl ridge at 2,490 metres above sea level.

Those who fancy a challenge can pedal up to the Schönjöchl ridge. The tough ascent starts at the Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis and follows the signs up onto the mountain. The section from Steinegg to the Fisser Jöchl is very challenging. Up on the ridge, all that remains are the final 60 vertical metres of ascent from the top of the cable car to the start of the trail.

The first section leads down past a reservoir to the summit of the Mateskopf mountain (2,250m). From here the trail winds its way along alpine meadows towards the valley, before reaching a Swiss pine forest with plenty of fun root sections combined with faster flowy parts. The trail then ends in Fiss. From there, riders take the forest road back to the starting point at the bottom of the Schönjochbahn cable car. Those with enough energy left can make their way back up to the top and do it all again!

Important information: Sections of the trail (such as the first part from the Schönjochkreuz to the reservoir) have yellow signs to indicate that bikers and hikers share the same route. Pleae ride carefully along these sections, especially when you are unable to see what is ahead.

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