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Bike Route Gampe Alm (643)

Mountainbike Routes · Oetztal
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  • Gampe Alm - Sölden
    / Gampe Alm - Sölden
    Photo: Jakob Falkner, Ötztal
  • / Gampe Alm - Sölden
    Photo: Jakob Falkner, Ötztal
  • / Gampe Thaya (2.000 m)
    Photo: Ötztal Tourismus, Ötztal
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This intermediate mountain bike tour to scenic Gampe Alm is just perfect for beginners who want to conquer the mountains.
moderate
Distance 15.4 km
2:15 h
701 m
701 m
This moderately steep route features some 650 meters of altitude gain and can be conquered by average bikers. From Freizeit Arena you follow the federal road towards the upper valley, turn right at the BP gas station after approx. 1 km. The climbing road takes you through the hamlets of Außerwald and Innerwald to the asphalt road (not much frequented). At the fork-off to the Glacier Road you continue in the direction of Hochsölden, keeping to the right. After 6 kilometers a forest trail forks-off to the left, joining a gravel path that leads straight to Gampe Alm and Gampe Thaya.
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Author
Jakob Falkner
Update: February 18, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Gampe Alm, 2,005 m
Lowest point
1,347 m
Best time of year
Jan
Feb
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Rest Stop

Gampealm
Gampe Thaya

Tips and hints

More details about biking & cycling in Ötztal: https://www.oetztal.com/biken 

Start

Sölden (1,349 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.969535, 11.010680
DMS
46°58'10.3"N 11°00'38.4"E
UTM
32T 652947 5203740
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Destination

Sölden

Turn-by-turn directions

This moderately steep route features some 650 meters of altitude gain and can be conquered by average bikers. From Freizeit Arena you follow the federal road towards the upper valley, turn right at the BP gas station after approx. 1 km. The climbing road takes you through the hamlets of Außerwald and Innerwald to the asphalt road (not much frequented). At the fork-off to the Glacier Road you continue in the direction of Hochsölden, keeping to the right. After 6 kilometers a forest trail forks-off to the left, joining a gravel path that leads straight to Gampe Alm and Gampe Thaya.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Arriving by Train

Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing train ride to the train station in Ötztal Bahnhof. The public bus lines to all holiday resorts in the valley (direction Obergurgl) leave directly in front of the train station. The bus ride to Sölden takes about 1 – 1.5 hours.

All important details on bus timetables, direct connections and taxi services are available here.

Getting there

WHERE IS SÖLDEN?

Sölden is located in the West of Austria, more exactly in the Province of TIROL. It nestles amidst the ÖTZTAL Valley, a south-facing side valley of the Inntal.

Best travel route from the West:

From Vorarlberg to Tirol via Arlberg Pass or through Arlberg Tunnel (S 16 Federal Road) - direction Landeck - change to A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) - exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel - on B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the North:

- Bad Tölz - Achen Pass - B 181 Federal Road - Jenbach - A 12 Autobahn towards Innsbruck (direction Bregenz) - exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Pfronten - Reutte - Fernpass - Imst - A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) - exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Garmisch Partenkirchen - Ehrwald - Lermoos - Fernpass - Imst - A 12 Autobahn (direction Innsbruck) – exit: Ötztal after driving through Roppener Tunnel or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

- Garmisch Partenkirchen - Mittenwald - Scharnitz - Seefeld - Telfs - A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) - exit: Ötztal or on B 171 Federal Road to Ötztal (no Vignette toll-sticker required!) - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the East:

Munich or Salzburg - A 93 Autobahn to Kufstein - A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) via Innsbruck – exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

From the South:

From Bozen/Bolzano towards Brenner Pass (toll road) – on Brenner Autobahn via Schönberg toll station (direction Innsbruck) to Innsbruck - then change to A 12 Autobahn (direction Bregenz) – exit: Ötztal - B 186 Federal Road (35 km) to Sölden

Parking

There are ample parking areas and covered parking garages at the base stations of Gaislachkogl and Giggijoch Mountain Gondolas. Parking is free of charge between 8.00 am and 7.00 pm!

Night-time parking of motor cars is subject to a charge and allowed only in the parking garage next to Gaislachkogl Mountain Gondola:

More details on night-time parking

Coordinates

DD
46.969535, 11.010680
DMS
46°58'10.3"N 11°00'38.4"E
UTM
32T 652947 5203740
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Appropriate Equipment Rules! We strongly recommend to wear protective bike gear (knee and elbow pads, helmet, back protector, ...) on all lines, trails, enduro tracks and mountain bike routes within the BIKE REPUBLIC SÖLDEN. Enter the Republic only with a bike that meets current quality standards.

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
15.4 km
Duration
2:15 h
Ascent
701 m
Descent
701 m
Public-transport-friendly Out and back Scenic Refreshment stops available

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