Mountain bike ride to the Heidelberger Hütte, © Paznaun Ischgl
Mountain bike ride to the Heidelberger Hütte, © Paznaun Ischgl

Mountain Bike Ride
Heidelberger Hütte

This cross-border mountain bike adventure begins in the village of Ischgl and leads through the Fimbatal Valley up to the Heidelberger Hütte (2,264 metres) on the Swiss side of the Silvretta Mountains. It measures around 14 kilometres in length and has 940 vertical metres of climbing, including a particularly steep section at the start. The reward for all that hard work comes in the form of fabulous views. Food and drink are available en route at the Berggasthof Bodenalpe. Most of the riding is on tarmac roads and well-maintained gravel trails.

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Starting point

Bottom of Silvrettabahn cable car, Ischgl

Hike to

Heidelberger Hütte

Finishing point

Bottom of Silvrettabahn cable car, Ischgl

Mountain chain

Silvretta Alps

Length

27.4 km

Riding time

3 h 30 min

Features

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

Difficulty rating

medium

Altitude

2,265m 1,350m

Elevation uphill 940m
Vertical metres downhill 940m

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.

Parking

Bottom of the Silvrettabahn cable car, Ischgl

 

Places serving food & drink

  • Berggasthof Bodenalpe
  • Heidelberger Hütte (open from mid-June until mid-September)

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Trail description

From the car park at the bottom of the Silvrettabahn cable car, this ride initially leads left into the village and then right onto the steep road into the Fimbatal Valley. High above the rushing water of the Fimbabach stream, follow mountain bike route 7074 into the valley. The first section all the way to the Schwarzwassser See and Pardatscher See lakes is relatively steep. The terrain then flattens off. The higher you climb, the more idyllic the landscape becomes. The route leads past the Berggasthof Bodenalpe (1,842 metres) – the only place serving food and drink between the start in Ischgl and the turnaround point at the Heidelberger Hütte. After a further seven kilometres of riding you will reach the Heidelberger Hütte (2,264 metres, having crossed over the border into Switzerland.

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Your destination address: Ischgl

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