The tour starts at the central station in Zell. On the steep Höhenstraße, the mountain bikers reach the Jesu Herz chapel after only half an hour. Enjoy the view on the Kletterberg Gerlossteinwand! The segment following, at the farm Breier, is flat, which you should be using to relax. Thereafter, a steep ascent to the Hirschbichlalm follows, which is a wonderful place to overview the whole breath-taking landscape. The descent to Mühlfeld follows, which is the turning point of the tour leading along the Ziller back to Zell.
- With an overall length of 17 miles the bike trail is among the 10 longest bike Trails in Tyrol available on TouriSpo.
- Elevated between 1854 ft and 5997 ft, the bike trail is among the 10 highest elevated bike Trails in Austria. You're facing an uphill climb of 1236 vertical meters on this bike trail. This makes the bike trail one of the 10 bike Trails with the most ascent in Austria.
- If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.
Highlights of the tour
The challenging tour rewards all mountain bikers with a beautiful view on the Herz Jesu chapel and the Hirschbichlalm.
Take the motorway A12 (Inntalautobahn), exit at Wiesing and then continue driving on the B169 in the direction of Achensee/ Zillertal. Take the second exit of the roundabout. Follow the road and when you reach Zell am Ziller, turn into the Rohrerstraße which leads to the central station.
The starting point of the tour is the central station in Zell am Ziller. There are car parks provided.