Tour and route information
- Starting place: 4451 Sankt Ulrich bei Steyr
- Starting point: Country hotel Eckhard, iron 94, 4451 in Ortisei Steyr
- Destination: 4451 Sankt Ulrich bei Steyr
- Destination: Country hotel Eckhard, iron 94, 4451 in Ortisei Steyr
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The Kalkalpentour XL starts at the country hotel Eckhard or over between the gas station and a house, the route a few hundred meters to the first turn. There, turn left up the hill towards Damberg. Turn left at the second intersection, turn right and follow the forest road. Above the Laurenzikapelle or inn Schoiber it goes right behind the Damberg (detour to Dambergwarte lookout point worth) and follow the mountain bike trail now continues towards Black Mountain. When Schwarzenberg it goes parallel to the trail no. E97 further to the farmhouse Gschwend Unterbichl, where you off to the right direction Sonnbergstuben and Rumplhöhe. Shortly after the farmhouse Rumpl bends to left twice and follow the road, past the Camp Sibley, down to Laussatal. Now continue along the road to lots of stone.
In lots of stone it goes to the other side of the Enns. Passing the Blasl turn right on Ennsradweg to the junction Wend Bach. Here it comes now left the Wend Bach up to the Mösern (detour to High Dirn with a stop at the hut Anton bolters possible). In the Moesern we keep right direction Trattenbach. The forest road leads to a paved road and then we must turn to the inn Klausriegler not übesehen: left it goes gently uphill to the inn Klausriegler and finally on the forest road to cry Bach case and on to the Pfaffenboden. This stretch is one with 26% slope of the steepest forest road sections throughout Austria and states vigorously pedaling!
On Pfaffenboden you have the possibility to Grünburger hut or Schoberstein house to make a detour. The bike tour goes down from Pfaffenboden in the spike pit. Reach the bottom at the intersection at the chapel, turn right next to the bridge over the Steyr at the Haunoldmühle. Immediately after the bridge the Steyrtal valley leads left. We follow a few kilometers to the junction at the Gasthof Leonsteinerhof where it goes left to Molln.
In Molln follow the signs right direction Anasberg / Trailing. However, it goes up not quite, but it follows after the first meters of the Sulzeck the signs Breitenau. In the small village of Breitenau arrived turn right on the road and continues up to the Bodinggraben. The last kilometer drive along a forest road again.
When Messerer Häusl it goes straight on as in the Bodinggraben, past the large parking lot to Jagahäusl. From here, continue along the crumbs Steyrling the Iron Hergott and then on the single trail for Steyr web (beginners necessarily descend). From Steyr jetty on over the Rumplmayrreith to Haslersgatter.
When Haslersgatter it's off right away into Salzatal to Moar in the yard. Turn right into Veichltal and then out to the Teichl at the highway entrance Windischgarsten / Roßleithen. Now it goes on to Seebachhof, here just across the street and go up towards Gleinkersee.
ATTENTION: about 100 meters sliding distance !!!
Arrived at the chapel, turn left and then right down towards Spital am Pyhrn. Continue following the road down and to Spital am Pyhrn. At the crossroads in the center of Spital am Pyhrn turn left, after about 1 km after the railway underpass turn right direction Oberweng. At the top, in a clearing, turn right onto the dirt trail United hut to the end of the paved road at the big hut. From here you have again a gravel road which leads you to Sonnleithner gravel pit and further down to Holzeralm. Follow the signs to the Jausenstube Singerskogel.
Below the Singerskogel go right again and then backward direction Pramfelderreith to Schwarzkogel in the Innerrosenau. After Innerrosenau the path turns right to Egglalm on Hengstpaß and below the summit when Zickerreith high to Hanslalm.
Now run along the long ridge to Haslersgatter and back over the bridge in the Steyr Bodinggraben.
Now you should not miss the turnoff at Messerer house. Here it goes to the left and then on uphill along the forest road towards Ebenforstalm (green MTB signs). Again and again granted the route great panoramic views of the Sengsengebirge. Follow the forest road until just before the end of the street to the screen Kogel. Here, the trail comes from Bodinggraben from right to Ebenforstalm and leads on the other side up into the woods. Here is a short sliding distance is called for on the trail (left up). After about 100 meters you are at the apex and over the fence we will already be down (on partly bumpy road) to Ebenforstalm.
From the Ebenforstalm comes next on the forest road down into Reichraminger Hintergebirge. Follow the road down hill, at the first intersection where right, straight on and continue left is a road, keep to the left where the trail leads 472. Here it comes at the beginning still quite flat and finally down past the Dukateneckhütte (hunting lodge) in the Wild ditch. On Großenbach arrive, it is now right at the back mountain bike trail further behind mountains. The next few kilometers are relatively flat and run past at the Great Hermitage and Grand Klaus hut (refreshments available), the Great Gorge and waterfall veil to white water. Shortly before the bivouac white water continue to the left. After a few hundred meters, the mountain bike route turns left on the Aschaueralm (hunting lodge) from direction Anlaufalm (alternatively, you can also go straight on over the Hirschkogel saddle). From here it is again on the pedals. At the second intersection, turn left further and now there are only about 3 miles to the Anlaufalm.
The same way it comes back again, but instead holds back down to go to white water, you are at the crossroads now left direction Hirschkogel saddle. On Hirschkogel saddle now opens the 2nd mountain bike trail of white water up one. At the junction at Hirschkogel saddle we keep left down towards Brunnbach. In the flat part of the bottom of the Brunnbach the forest track leads to an asphalt road. After a few kilometers you will come to a fork in Brunnbach blame where it would go straight up the mountain from the right, the National Park Education Centre Brunnbach school is written. But we keep left and follow the road that will continue beyond a few hundred meters as a forest road. Along the Plaißabaches it is now flat on towards Anzenbach and finally on the asphalt road to Reichraming.
Before the Municipal Office in Reichraming it goes right up the hill and follow the Ennsradweg ennsaufwärts direction Großraming. Halfway to Großraming is the National Park visitor center Enns Valley. Following the Ennsradweg to get in Großraming past the carriage museum and continue ennsaufwärts direction Weyer. Passing the suspension bridge of Ennsradweg eventually leads to the hamlet Küpfern and Kastenreith. Shortly before the power station, turn left over the bridge and then straight on towards the town center Weyer along the Gaflenzbaches. Passing the Katzensteiner mill opens the way to the main road, where we keep left towards the town center. After a few hundred meters, then turn left again over the creek and follow the road up into the Gasselgraben. After the bend turn right and continue to follow the forest road in the Witt digging down. Once at the bottom, it then proceeds to the main road turn left towards Gaflenz and after a short distance turn left into the village of Neudorf. This road (it opens in a Forstrstraße) follow on and on, past the chapel plate to the intersection near the farmhouse Halser. Keep to the right and follow the road until it finally left direction farmhouse Upper Landl Berg continues. Next on the route past the Großberger Kogel goes down in the Neustiftgraben to the country road. On the main road, turn left to the junction "camping and pension Pfaffenlehen - Fam. Subparagraph Schachner" shortly before the inn Loidlmüle Here turn right towards the campsite and continue up the hill, past the Pension Pfaffenlehen to the junction at the farmhouse Durchlaufner goes here.. right there on the street parallel to the trail E33 and E33a to Glasner hut.
When Glasner hut mountain bike trail that goes off to the right and follow the trail until he again on a forest road leads. Follow this below the Geierkogel to the intersection below the Spade Mountain Chapel. The forest road along the slope follow further direction Finster Eben and fragrance digging until finally in the small ditch Kohler comes. Here one must not miss the turn-off in the moss creek. Uphill it is now to Hertlwiese where we come back on the route from the first day. The first hundred meters goes back on the same route - the route of the first day ends after a few hundred meters from the right side - but we drive on the mountain by the Höllbach in the small village of Dambach. Branch off again in the valley bottom right and it's not far to the starting point at the country hotel Eckhard.
Tour - Details
- Riding technique: medium
Accessibility / arrival
Travelling by public transport
Route planner for independent travellers
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for friends
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Duration: 99h 31m
Length: 293.2 km
Metres of altitude: 12967m