WM-Strecke

Dachstein Salzkammergut

*On the tracks of the pros - on parts of the 2004 World Championship route the world's best mountain bikers duel each year to win the Salzkammergut Mountain Bike Trophy. Between Bad Goisern, Bad Ischl and the Ausseerland, 105 kilometres and 3,700 metres in altitude await bikers looking for a very special challenge.*

Also in Steiermark, Austria

Mountain Biking Difficult

Distance
87 km
Ascent
3 km
Descent
3 km
Duration
1 day +
Low Point
478 m
High Point
1.2 km
Gradient
13˚
WM-Strecke Map

Highlight of the WM course

Description

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The ride with the mountain bike through the picturesque Altaussee including the Altausseer See

It is not for nothing that the tour is called WM track, a real challenge and a absolute endurance test for every mountain biker. The route offers everything, beautiful forest roads, Single trails, beautiful landscapes like the glacier world of the Dachstein, or the lakes Altausseersee and Hallstättersee.

Start is in Bad Goisern, we drive along the road RI St. Agatha, before Stambach we drive to Solbach and up to Herndl, from there straight on to Rehkogl, there turn right to Pichlern and over to Halleralm. Here begins the forest road which takes us up RI Oberleislingalm and over to the Waldgraben leads. We then come on a forest path RI Dimmelberg, ruin Pflindsberg and downhill to Puchen and Altaussee. From there we turn left into RI Loser Panoramastrasse asphalt to the cable car station, then straight ahead on a forest path that now begins to Blaa-Alm and steeply down into the narrow Rettenbachtal. Get through a tunnel we to the Rettenbachalm and then to the fork left up into the Grabenbachtal. The The forest path, which is steep at times, leads us to the right onto the "Tauern". We drive again right and right down RI Wasserloch, Gschwendtalm and up to Leckenmoos, here on the right RI rear wheel and keeping straight downhill we draw a bigger loop RI Kufberg, Predigkogel, keeping left RI Gstichkogel and coming back up to Reinfalzalm and lick moss. We turn right, we come back at the Tauern Crossing and follow the trail to the Hütteneckalm where a steep forest path leads downhill a little leads. But we can't miss the crossing on the right, along the Rehmöserstraße we go in the direction of Berghof Predigstuhl. We pass above there and soon comes the crossroads, where a trail path turns left to the very beautiful passage (dreamlike View) Eternal wall passes by. The trail path leads downhill to Lauffen, keeping left, where we drive under the main road through the village of Lauffen over the Traunbrücke. To the bridge immediately right away to Weißenbach. In Weißenbach turn right upwards to RI Chorinskyklause. A forest path leads along the Dürrenbach, keeping to the right, then left over the Bridge to the Chorinskyklause, then right uphill (Hochmuth-Runde). Downhill we go via Hochmuth, Niedermuth and soon come to an asphalt road which begins to Steinach and via Gschwandt over the Traun bridge back to Bad Goisern.

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Difficulty

Difficult

Mostly stable trail tread with some variability featuring larger and more unavoidable obstacles that may include, but not be limited to: bigger stones, roots, steps, and narrow curves. Compared to lower intermediate, technical difficulty is more advanced and grades of slopes are steeper. Ideal for upper intermediate riders.