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Mountain biking

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For all mountain bike enthusiasts there are many opportunities for you in Forstau im Pongau to let off steam. We have compiled three of  the most popular mountain bike routes for you, and a brief description!

Additional information and cycle maps available from the tourist information office!

Road bike and mountain bike map (Pongau): € 9.50
Road bike and mountain bike map (Dachstein-Tauern): € 11.99

Mountainbiking in Forstau
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Oberhüttensee Tour

From the centre of Forstau you head in a southerly direction to Forstau-Winkl. The first 4 km are on tarmac, then the gravel road heads slightly uphill for around 7 km up to the managed Alpine lodges, Fallhausalm and Vögeialm.

From there an "intensive" mountain cycle tour tour starts, up to Oberhüttensee with Oberhütte (1860m), where you will have earned some refreshments! Take care when going downhill on the return section!

Mountainbiking in Forstau
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Zaimberg circuit

You head in a northerly direction from the town centre, past the Langeggteich conservation area, through Auwald until just before Heimlscharte (1018m). The route then heads along the Eibenbergweg trail up to Brandscharte.

From there a steep path heads through Zaimwald down to Mandling. From Mandling you head along the Enns to Gleiming and a rural road which lasts around 3 km takes you back to Forstau.

Mountainbiking in Forstau
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Fageralm trail

From Forstau a rural road heads to Radstadt. After around  2.5 km you reach a turn-off, "Fageralmen", and reach a unusual mountain road which climbs steadily upwards. At the start you are on tarmac and later the route becomes gravel.

It’s well worth struggling to get up to the Fageralm since the view you get from the end station, Berggasthof Trinkeralm, to the entire region is simply breathtaking!

[Translate to English:] Stoneman Taurista

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Stoneman Taurista

The mountain bike adventure "Stoneman by Roland Stauder powered by Rocky Mountain" takes you along 123 kilometers of enormous 4,505 meters of altitude along lush alpine meadows, rustic mountain huts and the summit crosses of SalzburgerLand. In view always lies the towering Tauern massif. An overwhelming experience for mountain bikers, initiated by former overall World Cup winner Roland Stauder.

In three balanced stages, the Austrian Stoneman leads from Flachau via the Grießenkareck and on through the bike park to Wagrain-Kleinarl. About Altenmarkt-Zauchensee it goes up to 1,768 meters high Rossbrand at Radstadt. The driveway is crowned by an overwhelming panoramic view of 150 striking Alpine peaks - Dachstein, Bischofsmütze and the Hohe Tauern with Grossglockner. Towards the south, the Stoneman Taurista passes the idyllic alpine landscape of the Oberhütte am See at 1,860 meters - embedded in the rugged mountains of the Schladminger and Radstädter Tauern. The Stoneman route leads through the winter sports mecca of Obertauern and back to the valley locations of the Salzburger Sportwelt via the 2,110 meter high royal rise.

Bookings: www.stoneman-taurista.com

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