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 MTB Tour Hölleralm

Cycling Tour Hohentauern

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Hohentauern is a beautiful mountain village in Styria, with about 540 people on the "Triebener Tauern", an Alpine pass with altitude of 1274 m, between Trieben and District Judenburg / Murtal. The community Hohentauern has 92 square kilometers and lies in the middle of 20 two-thousand meter high mountains in the "Niederen Tauern" - eastern alps. The highest mountain is the "Große Bösenstein" with 2.448m. It is also the highest mountain in the "Rottenmanner Tauern", a mountain range in the "Niederen Tauern". The "Großer Bösenstein" is best achieved by the Edelrautehütte - 1708m in about 2 to 2.5 hours. Until just before the Edelrautehütte you can go up by car on a toll road from Hohentauern.

As the starting point for cycling and mountain bike tours in Hohentauern located at 1240m you will reach within a few kilometers beautiful view points. On sunny, hot days, it is about 4-6 degrees cooler than in the Ennstal or Paltental.

In the Styrian community Hohentauern are offered many sporting activities. Thus there are 2 official MTB - Tours. The first mountain bike tour Hölleralm - Edelrautehütte - is a very nice mountain bike tour around the "Schöberl". Starting point is the car park of the Cross Country Ski Center in Hohentauern. First you drive through the toll road up to the "Edelrautehütte". Then you drive back the same road a piece to the junction with the forest road on which you will come without strenuous climbs to the "Hölleralm". At the end of the mountain bike tour Hölleralm it goes back again to Hohentauern.

The second mountain bike tour in Hohentauern - MTB Tour Weberberg - leads you also from the Cross Country Ski Center to the "Weberberg". The "Weberberg" lies on the eastern side of Hohentauern. On Weberberg cavort in the winter, skiers at the ski resort Hohentauern. In the area of ski trails you reach an altitude 1.679m after 5.6 kilometers. On top of this mountain bike - tour you'll have an excellent view of "Hohentauern" and the surrounding mountains.

Even the Illyrians, Etruscans, Celts, Venetians used the Triebener Tauern as a liaison between Murtal and Paltental. The Romans built the first road on the Triebener Tauern. The first buildings in Hohentauern were a church, a trading point and a pub. Today Hohentauern offers 650 guests beds from the 4-star hotels to simple hut accommodation. Anyone who spends his holidays in Hohentauern has the option of the purity of nature, clear mountain lakes, fresh mountain air and beautiful alpine meadows to enjoy.

In addition to other activities such as Hiking, climbing, running, cycling and mountain biking in the summer "Hohentauern" offer with "Keltenberg" a very interesting nature adventure park. With forest trail, a water trail, a rock- and cave world in the former magnesite mining, a 60m slide and Lakeside Village at lake "Weberteich" in Hohentauern. In winter, the ski area in Hohentauern and the excellent cross-country center in Hohentauern is very interesting and commendable.

Sporting activities in Hohentauern: skiing, sledding, mountain biking, rock climbing, billiards, winter hiking, cross country skiing, cycling, skiing, hiking, nature adventure park Hohentauern - "Keltenberg", riding, golf driving range, tennis, mini golf, curling, fishing, archery, bowling , ice skating, curling, soccer, paragliding, running, swimming, table tennis, Nordic walking, winter triathlon, indoor shooting range.

To ensure we cyclists and mountain bikers in Styria continue

the wonderful opportunity offered to exercise formally in such a beautiful valley of

the Austrian Alps to our beloved sport of mountain biking, it is extremely great

importance that keep all of us on the following rules and agreements . For, in

addition to tourism, as elsewhere, hunting, forestry and agriculture in

Hohentauern is important too. We must understand and respect the

interests of farmers, forest owners, foresters and hunters.

  • Opening times: 1. May to 10. September from 8-18 Clock
  • Hikers have priority: We drive carefully and select our speed so that we can stop at any time if necessary. Pedestrians to pass more slowly, and we are paying particular attention to children, the speeds and distances can not yet assess how we adults. A friendly welcome and a "thank you" when the walkers pave the way to help the mutual understanding and thus the image of mountain bikers.
  • Respect for nature: We only drive during daylight hours and keep to the specified opening times. In the woods we go no earlier than 3 hours after it has become clear and leave the forest again and 3 hours before dark. We take our garbage with us again and avoid unnecessary noise. We leave nothing but our tire tracks and only take with our impressions. During braking, we sure do not block the wheels.
  • We drive on the roads and paths on which allows mountain biking and cycling specifically, or is not prohibited. We never run wild through the woods. There are many special downhill trails in Austria.
  • Uphill, it is also very important to set up the helmet.
  • We are approaching the grazing in the slow tempo and prevent possible panic reactions. Also, we once again close the pasture gate very carefully. In encounters with wild animals, we adhere to in order to give them the opportunity to remove themselves without panic.
  • The bike tour to prepare well: Take a cell phone, tools, and a small pharmacy with an emergency. Before beginning the bike tour, we look for options again if our bike is technically ok. To us not technically or stamina to overwhelm us, we inform in advance about the bike tour and observe the weather, which is in high alpine terrain, the weather turn very quickly. When a storm was coming, then we are looking for a suitable shelter in time. Before ascending the difficult passages of the doubt and just push the bike.

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