Scharnitz - Achensee For Mountain Biking

The 9th most popular mountain bike trail in Austria.

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Northeast of Innsbruck, the Scharnitz to Achensee section of the Tirol Bike Trail is a 54km route that mainly follows well maintained crushed gravel doubletrack, along with some quick stretches of asphalt. The Tirol Bike Trail (formerly Tirol Vital Route) is a route that circumnavigates the Tirol region.

This section starts in the west in Scharnitz and proceed east over above treeline Karwendeljoch pass and Plumsjoch pass before a steep, rocky descent down into the town of Pertisau on the shores of Achensee.

Overall, Scharnitz - Achensee is the 9th most popular mountain bike trail of all 69 mountain biking rides in Austria. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Scharnitz - Achensee including Kossen - Kitzbuhel, Kitzbuhel - Neukirchen, Neukirchen - Mayrhofen, Achensee - Kaiserhaus, Kaiserhaus - Kossen and Mayrhofen - Lanersbach - Weerburg.

Bike Trail Tirol - Scharnitz to Achensee

Bike Trail Tirol - Scharnitz to Achensee

Bike Trail Tirol - Scharnitz to Achensee

Bike Trail Tirol - Scharnitz to Achensee


Local Contact(s):  Tirol Tourism (0043) 512-72727 Achensee Tourism (0043) 5246-5300; Mountainbike Treks Tegernsee und Karwendel by Jan Fuhrer Mar. 2010.

Recommended Map:  "Austria Road Map" from Michelin

Best Season:  Jul. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Karwendelhaus; Plumsjoch Hutte; Gernalm Gasthaus

Luxury Loding:  Gasthof Hotel Tyrol, Pertisau +43(0) 5243-5243

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  47.42732, 11.42158

Date Published:  5/21/2016

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  22319


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