Bike Safari Stage 8, © Tirol Werbung/C. Ruetzler
Bike Safari Stage 8, © Tirol Werbung/C. Ruetzler

Mountain Bike Safari Stage 08: Steinach am Brenner – Tulfes

When it comes to elevation gain (400m), this ride is quite pleasant. The easy to intermediate route starts with a mellow descent.

In total, this segment has a pedalled vertical drop of 1,000 meters. Tirol Bike Park atop Bergeralm in Steinach boasts two world class downhill trails with varying terrain for all abilities. From Matrei, the trail largely shares with the historic Roman Road which leads back to Wipptal Valley. This route runs round the foot of Patscherkofel, the iconic mountain of Tirol’s capital Innsbruck, and eventually leads to Tulfes, the destination end of this ride.

Tips & Details

Specific information about the Mountain Bike Safari stage, including GPS data, details on gondola and chair lift tickets and tour descriptions with trailside eateries and services, is provided in the download area below.

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Starting point

Steinach am Brenner

Finishing point

Tulfes

Mountain chain

Tux Alps

Length

36.4 km

Features

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

Difficulty rating

medium

Altitude

1,610m

Vertical metres uphill (incl. lift): 1,120m
Elevation uphill 600m
Vertical metres downhill 1,250m

Fitness level

* 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

Starting Point: Steinach am Brenner

From Steinach, a very short climb takes you to the base of Bergeralmbahn Gondola. Ride the gondola up to 1,600 meters with your bike.

Lifts & Gondolas along the Stage: Bergeralmbahn • +43.5272.6333 • www.bergeralm.net

From the top terminal, there are many switchbacks to negotiate, running eastwards in the beginning and then northwards towards Steinach where the route shares a short section with the previous segment. In Matrei, take the fork to the east that brings you onto the historic Roman Road. Take this road northwards. The route has a few climbs and runs round the foot of Patscherkofel Mountain. High above the Inntal Valley, the route turns in an easterly direction and eventually brings you to Tulfes.

Finishing Point: Tulfes

 

Important! The length of the ride and particularly the vertical metres are rounded and to be seen as approximate values. The data was collected with high quality GPS equipment and processed with professional software. However, deviations may arise due to environmental factors and technological differences.

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Your destination address: Steinach

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