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White, whiter, whitest is everything you will see…

Really big eyes for all winter hikers in the rear Ötztal: the pace is excellent to admire the unspoilt beauty of the Alpine mountains and landscapes. 12 km of cleared, signposted winter walking trails lead through snow-covered stone pine forests, white meadows and along the frozen Gurgler Ache brook. Take an even deeper insight into marvelous backcountry areas on guided snowshoeing adventures.

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Biketour Feuerstein - Pollesalm (638)

Mountainbike Routes • Oetztal
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  • Alpengasthof Feuerstein
    / Alpengasthof Feuerstein
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
  • Huben
    / Huben
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
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    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus
Map / Biketour Feuerstein - Pollesalm (638)
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The Pollestal is a side high valley to the Ötztal. At the height of Huben, it branches off towards the south-west, where the Ötztal narrows to the south.

difficult
5.9 km
2:20 h
596 m
596 m

 

The Mountainbiketour to the Hintere Pollesalm is perfect for bikers who want to prove their climbing skills. Right from the start in Huben, it goes crisp steeply to the point. The gravel road quickly rises from the bottom of the valley towards the Alpengasthof Feuerstein. There the route describes a sharp bend and bends into the Pollestal. Without a breather, the height meters continue to rise before the bike. The temptation is great to give up at the inviting beer garden of the Vorderes Pollesalm. But the refreshment must wait until departure. If you stay in the saddle on the following 3.5 kilometers and 326 meters, you will have to overcome one of the steepest climbs in the region. Too bad the Hintere Pollesalm is not farmed on 2102 meters. Fortunately the return path is only a matter of minutes.

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Altitude
1789 m
1193 m
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Rest Stop

Alpengasthof am Feuerstein

Tips, hints and links

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Huben (1193 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.037419 N 10.971113 E
UTM
32T 649748 5211207

Destination

Hintere Pollesalm

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The Mountainbiketour to the Hintere Pollesalm is perfect for bikers who want to prove their climbing skills. Right from the start in Huben, it goes crisp steeply to the point. The gravel road quickly rises from the bottom of the valley towards the Alpengasthof Feuerstein. There the route describes a sharp bend and bends into the Pollestal. Without a breather, the height meters continue to rise before the bike. The temptation is great to give up at the inviting beer garden of the Vorderes Pollesalm. But the refreshment must wait until departure. If you stay in the saddle on the following 3.5 kilometers and 326 meters, you will have to overcome one of the steepest climbs in the region. Too bad the Hintere Pollesalm is not farmed on 2102 meters. Fortunately the return path is only a matter of minutes.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
5.9 km
Duration
2:20 h
Ascent
596 m
Descent
596 m
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