Mountain bike ride to the Bärenhütte hut, © Bärenhütte
Mountain bike ride to the Bärenhütte hut, © Bärenhütte

Mountain Bike Ride
Unterberghorn - Bärenhütte

This challenging mountain bike ride starting in Thunbichl near Kössen leads up to the Bärenhütte hut at 1,480 metres above sea level. Riders can look forward to wonderful views of the Wilder Kaiser Mountains, the Walchsee lake, the Inn Valley, the Geigelstein mountain and the Achental Valley as well as the craggy summits of the Leogang Rocky Mountains. After more than 900 vertical metres of climbing, riders reach the Bärenhütte hut serving hearty food. Those with enough energy left can continue riding up to the Gipfelhaus Unterberghorn at 1,690 metres above sea level.

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Starting point

Car park of the Unterbergbahnen cable car in Kössen

Hike to

Bärenhütte

Finishing point

Car park of the Unterbergbahnen cable car in Kössen

Mountain chain

Kaiser Mountains

Length

17.9 km

Riding time

3 h 30 min

Features

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

Difficulty rating

difficult

Altitude

1,480m 600m

Elevation uphill 900m
Vertical metres downhill 900m

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

Car park at Unterbergbahnen cable car, Kössen

 

Places serving food & drink

  • Gasthaus Scheibenwald
  • Bärenhütte Hochkössen

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Trail description

Leaving from the car park of the Unterbergbahnen cable car in Kössen (Thurnbichl), the ride starts with a steep forest section followed by a gentler ascent through meadows up to the Scheibenwaldhütte hut (1,150 metres). That is then followed by a mixture of steep and flat sections up to the Unterbergalm. The route varies between moderately steep and very steep up to the Bärenhütte hut.

Return along the way you came.

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Your destination address: Thurnbichl, Kössen

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