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Harschbichl Trail

A Single Trail for mountain bikers in the St. Johann in Tirol region!

As a mountain biker, in the St. Johann in Tirol region you will not only come across mountain bike trails, there is also a Single Trail and a Skill Park. This facility designed in harmony with nature will set mountain bikers’ hearts racing. The Harschbichl Trail was built by well-know trail designers. Exciting passages and fast banked turns promise the utmost riding fun! The trail proceeds from the Harschbichl cable car middle station down to the valley station. The upper section of the Harschbichl Trail is moderately difficult, while the lower section is easy. Focussed mountain bikers will be rewarded with an incomparable view to the Wilder Kaiser on the single trail – an MTB trail with imperial, that is, ‘Kaiser’ views. Hop into the saddle and experience the mountain bike single trail in St. Johann in Tirol!

Facts

  • check2 Routes: moderately difficult and easy

  • check4.2 km total length

  • check510 metres drop in total

  • check145 bends, numerous obstacles and 11 Northshore Elements and bridges

  • Mountain bike and Single Trail - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Man at the start of the Single Trail in St. Johann in Tirol.
  • Mountain bike and Single Trail - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Father helping his son snap shut his helmet while mountain biking on the Kitzbüheler Horn.
  • Mountain bike and Single Trail - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Family on a descent through the forest on the single trail in St. Johann in Tirol.
  • Mountain bike and Single Trail - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Family riding on mountain bikes on the single trail in St. Johann in Tirol.
  • Mountain bike and Single Trail - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Man mountain biking on a Single Trail in St. Johann in Tirol.
  • Mountain bike and Single Trail - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Family on the Single Trail enjoying views to St. Johann in Tirol and the Wilder Kaiser.
  • Mountain bike and Single Trail - St. Johann in Tirol region
    Boy mountain biking on the single trail on the Kitzbüheler Horn in St. Johann in Tirol.

Harschbichltrail

  • directions_walkMediumLevel
  • access_time2:00 hDuration
  • arrow_right_alt4,3 kmDistance
  • terrain1187 mHighest point
  • trending_up510 mUphill
  • trending_down510 mDownhill
  • Details

Route descriptions

Route 2001 - Harschbichl Trail Red Route 2000 - Harschbichl Trail Blue
Route type / Difficulty level: Singletrail medium difficulty level Route type / Difficulty level: Singletrail easy
Start location (altitude m): Harschbichl cable car - Middle station (1187 m) Start location (altitude m): Berglehen municipal road (774 m)
Route length: 3.42 km Route length: 0.85 km
Metres climbing: 0 m Metres climbing: 0 m
Destination (altitude m): Junction of the Harschbichl Trail Blue (774 m) Destination (altitude m): Skillpark Harschbichl (671 m)
Ride time: 17 minutes Ride time: 4 minutes
Metres descent: 410 m Metres descent: 100 m
Outline: Moderate, flowing trail - difficulty level S2. The trail starts at the middle station for the Harschbichl cable car and merges into the mountain station area for the Hochfeld lift 1 in the Harschbichl Trail-Blue. On this flowing route various bends (long bends, steep bends, etc.) are interspersed with wood installations (bridges, jetties, etc.). Outline: Easy, flowing trail - difficulty level S1. The trail proceeds via the former summer toboggan run down to the Hochfeld lifts. One flowing turn and wave follows another. At the end of the route there is a Skill Area, where there are several practice trails with various obstacles where you can perfect your riding skills.

The Flow Trail starts at the middle station for the Harschbichl cable car in St. Johann in Tirol. The access point is marked with an information board and is just beneath the lift station, close to the reservoir. The Harschbichl Trail starts at a leisurely pace, then winds initially in gentle bends and over obstacles through the forest, until reaching the forest road for the first time. Follow this short section, heading to the right and down the mountain, branching off later into the trail again.

The route picks up speed and after a short while crosses the forest road again. The trail flows through the forest again in lovely bends and over obstacles. Where this thins out, you come to the first Northshore bridge but you than just roll over this. Another, longer bridge proceeds from the forest out into open terrain. The route now really picks up speed, until the forest road is crossed again.

Once again the trail proceeds initially through light, then through denser forest. The next Northshore bridge can then really be tackled with plenty of speed and a little later you then pass the forest road again. The trail continues diagonally, to the left. A series of fast bends, obstacles and waves will magic up a smile on riders’ faces. The forest thins out and the terrain becomes more open. The gondola now hovers above and is always in your line of sight.

The trail is now more earthy, with the numerous bends and obstacles enabling a fast pace. Little jumps and hops tempt you to enjoy a bit of airtime. On a Northshore with railings, you cross a trench and continue right beneath the lift supports. There then follows a dense combination of bends, obstacles and Northshores. The forested area thins out and the pasture area increases. More and more dreamy views open up to the Wilder Kaiser and Leukental. Cycle past the Almhof on your left, and then follow the road for a short section. Beneath the bridge, the route then merges to become a trail again. What comes then is pure riding joy: The perfect single trail winds over these meadows, past the former summer toboggan run down into the valley.

At the end of the route there is a Skill Area where you can perfect your riding skills. Tip: Anyone who is looking for even more riding fun and does not shy away from an uphill, can pedal from the middle station up to the summit. In any case, the technically challenging descent is worth the effort.

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Harschbichl Trail in St. Johann in Tirol

Trail Card for mountain bikers

Bergbahn SkiStar St. Johann in Tirol

Trail Card Harschbichl - just for bikers

Trail tickets gondola HarschbichlAdults
from 2001
Youths
2002-2004
Children
2005-2014
3 rides in one day € 23,50€ 19,00€ 12,00
1 day€ 30,00€ 24,00€ 15,00
Trail Lover Ticket '10 + 2 free' € 85,50€ 68,50€ 43,00

Open daily from 29th May to 26th October 2020

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