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MTB tour Alpencross Schnalstal

Stamina
Technique
Experience
Landscape
Difficulty:
Hard
Distance: 5.6 km
Ascent: 2 m Descent: 1323 m
Duration:02:30 h
Lowest point:1695 m
Highest point:3018 m
Best season
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Short description

Downhill from the Similaun hut to Vernagt in the Vinschgau Valley.

Description

Schnals and the Schnalstal Glacier of the same name are rewarding areas for active holidaymakers in both summer and winter. Hikers and winter sports enthusiasts in particular feel at home here.

Starting point of the tour

Similaun hut

Destination of the tour

Vernagt reservoir

Route description

The downhill trail starts at the Similaun hut and leads down to the Vernagt reservoir. The second part of the Vent-Similaunhütte alpine cross is from the hut (you reach it on foot: the bike has to be carried and can also be ridden in places) down into the Schnalstal valley.

Equipment

Mountain bike, helmet, wind and rain protection, sunglasses, air pump

Public transport

Trains stop at Meran and Mals railway stations

Directions

Brenner motorway A22, exit Bozen Süd, motorway MEBO, exit Meran, Vinschgau state road SS38, direction Schnalstal valley

Parking

Car park in Schnals

Type of trail

Length 5.6 km

Author

Editorial office south-tirol.com

Meran & environs

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