Trails in the Kitzbüheler Alpen - Tyrol
Limitless Downhill and Trail fun in the Kitzbüheler Alpen! For all downhill fans who like hurling themselves down drops, over jumps, Northshore elements and banked curves, the bikeparks and trails in the Kitzbüheler Alpen are just the place! If you want something easier, try the entrance at the Lisi Osl Trail. If you want to tweak your riding skills by the trail, the bike guides of the Kitzbüheler Alpen are there to help you.
The Kitzbüheler Alpen Trail Card offers mountainbikers 4 lifts - 5 trails with one ticket.
Kirchberg in Tirol
One of the five "Great Trails of Tirol". With a distance of 7.1 kilometres, the Fleckalm Trail is one of the longest single trails in the country. Amidst the impressive mountains of the Kitzbühel Alps, the varied route meanders approximately 1,100 meters down the valley. On the seemingly endless descent with many roots, large and small jumps, finely applied adjacent curves, occasional short climbs and fast speed sections for the perfect enduro feeling. The challenging trail requires a certain amount of concentration, conditioning and riding technique.
The Bergbahn AG Kitzbühel has special tickets for bikers who want to repeat the ride.
Distance: 7.1 km
Elevation: 1.100 m
Difficulty: S2-3 (medium)
Lisi Osl Trail
Following the tracks of the cross-country World Cup legend Lisi Osl on the same single trail of the Gaisberg in Kirchberg. Namend after the region's hero, the three-kilometre route guarantees pure downhill enjoyment. You start directly at the lift station of the Gaisbergbahn at 1,270 meters above sea level. The mostly unspoilt course offers around 450 meters of flowy trails and a variety of fine hair-pin bends. While beginners will have their first experiences with adjacent curves, easy drops or roots, experienced mountain bikers can use the drops for jumps. The medium-difficult trail, which is rated on the singletrack scale throughoutwith S2, brings heaps of fun through its varied character. Mountain bike professionals as well beginners can enjoy this route to the full.
Distance: 2.3 km
Elvation: 450 m
Difficulty: S2 (medium)
The Gaisberg trail on the mountain of the same name in the Kitzbüheler Alpen region is for those who like to charge down the valley with plenty of speed. As the venue of the 2014 Austrian Downhill State Championships, the two-kilometre descent offers everything a true downhill course requires: some soft forest floor, many roots, speed sections, rapid jumps over varied terrain or wooden features. For the demanding descent over 450 m,
a certain amount of technique is necessary. On the singletrack scale, the trail is consistently rated S3.
The Gaisberg trail runs below the Gaisberg chairlift. Technically challenging, it has some jumps and drops installed for downhill riders. Exitways are available as an alternative.
Distance: 2.3 km
Elevation: 450 m
Difficullty: S3 (difficult)
A beautiful nature trail that starts below the Wiegalm and leads over a narrow track (partly as a shared trail) with flowy stone and root sections to the valley. As well as this, the trail offers much more, it is the icing on the cake of two fantastic tours that offer everything you need for a perfect day on the bike.
The Wiegalm Trail is also part of the first leg of the legendary KitzAlpBike Marathon, which annually captivates more than a thousand professionals and amateurs. The trail can be reached from Brixen im Thale via Route 210 Wiegalm or from Kirchberg via Route 257
Distance: 1.6 km
Elvation: 400 m
Difficulty: S1 (easy-medium)
Brixen im Thale
Sun Trail Brixen im Thale
The entrance to the Sun Trail is located at about 1,340 m above sea level on the Gsengweg. On the upper part of the trail, you swing through a forest, which clears in the middle and then passes through an open aalpine area. You can quickly find a successful rhythm between the bends and bumps on this fun route. After crossing the stream, it continues to follow it downhill over bumps, features and hair-pin bends. Near the power station east of Brixen the trail ends.
The trail can be reached via Brixen on the Bike Route 265 to the Berggasthof Nieding and then via Route 299. Or via Route 288. The first 500 meters of altitude can be more comfortably overcome with the gondola froch Hochbrixen. From here it's down to Guesthouse Nieding an then a comfortable 200 meters upjill (Route 299) to the entrance to the Sun trail.
Distance: 2.5 km
Elecation: 400 m
Difficulty: S0-S1 (easy)
St. Johann in Tirol
Singletrail at the Harschbichl
The flowy trail begins below the middle station of the Harschbichlbahn at the Speichersee. An enjoyable route, it winds at first down gentle curves through the forest. In between, wooden bridges entice a lot of speed. A succession of fast turns, ripples and waves conjure up a smile on the riders face. Occasionally you meet the forest road before diving into the next trail section.
Towards the bottom, the forest clears and the terrain becomes more open. The gondola now hovers overhead. Views of the Wilder Kaiser appear again and again. The lower part of the trail winds over meadows down into the valley. At the end of the route there is a skill area to finish off with a bit of fun.
The trail is easy to reach with the gondola harschbichl 1 (middle station).
Distance: 3.8 km
Elevation: 500 m
Difficulty: S1 (easy)