Pure trail experience on the Goldsee Trail at the Stelvio Pass
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Mountain bike tour in Val Venosta: pure trail experience on the Goldsee Trail at the Stelvio PassVideo: Outdooractive – 3D Videos
The long and partly steep ascent over the busy Stilfserjoch road is extremely exhausting. More than 1800 metres of altitude have to be climbed before we reach the Stilfser Joch. After a last ascent to the Dreisprachenspitze, the reward finally follows: a trail descent of the very best leads us via the Furkelhütte and the Glurnser Alm into the valley. The famous Goldsee trail from the Stilfser Joch to the Furkelhütte awaits with technically demanding passages over rocky, scree-covered ground. From the hut onwards, the trail becomes much smoother to ride, until we finally reach the valley via flowing forest paths. We are accompanied on our entire tour by a gigantic panorama.
There are many hikers on the trails between the Stilfser Joch and the Furkelhütte, especially on nice summer days. Here we should definitely show great consideration and, if necessary, push our bike in narrow places. Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. the Goldsee Trail is completely closed to mountain bikers. This closing time should be observed at all costs. Otherwise, there is a risk that the trail will be completely closed to mountain bikers again, as has already been the case in the past!
Safety informationThe Goldsee Trail is exposed in sections. As it is also very narrow in parts, a careful driving style and considerate behaviour towards hikers is required. There is a danger of falling!
Tips and hintsThe Goldsee Trail is closed to mountain bikers between 09:00 and 16:00. This closure time should be strictly adhered to, as the trail is also very popular with hikers and there are hardly any alternative options. Otherwise the trail may be completely closed again, as was the case from 2009 to 2011.
Public transportBy train (Vinschger Bahn) to Spondinig, then by bike to Prad am Stilfser Joch (approx. 2.5 km).
By roadFrom the north: A12 to junction Oberinntal, continue via B180 (Reschenstraße), SS40 and SS38 to Prad am Stilfser Joch.
From the south: A22 to the Bozen-Süd exit, continue via the SS38 to Prad am Stilfser Joch
ParkingCar park at the Prad sports zone
EquipmentSturdy shoes with good tread that are also suitable for shorter pushing passages in rocky terrain.
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