Weißenbach-Runde

Dachstein Salzkammergut

The Weißenbachtal near Bad Goisern was once used for the Holztrift. The Chorinskyklause, the last functioning wooden hermitage in Austria, still bears witness to this today. This tour is an exciting journey of discovery into this wild and romantic valley.

Road Biking Difficult

Distance
20 km
Ascent
508 m
Descent
508 m
Low Point
485 m
High Point
721 m
Gradient
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Weißenbach-Runde Map

Description

Highlight of the Weißenbach Circuit:The historic wood drifting Chorinsky Klause together with the picturesque alp The Weissenbach Circuit is a mountain bike tour along a stream and through original forests. Deer, foxes and hares are not uncommon in one of the most beautiful alpine pastures in Bad Goisern. In the remote valley the animals have enough retreat possibilities and are already used to us mountain bikers. The tour is easy to master and offers, in addition to the short ascents, opportunities to regenerate again and again. Therefore, the mountain bike tour through the Weissenbach Valley is also ideal for families who want to introduce the young generation moderately to mountain biking. The cosy mountain bike tour starts in Bad Goisern as a free parking possibility in the Goisern Mitte car park. First it goes by the place bath Goisern as venue of the http://dachstein.salzkammergut.at/oesterreich/veranstaltung/48220006/salzkammergut-mountainbike-trophy-2015.html http://dachstein.salzkammergut.at/oesterreich/veranstaltung/48220006/salzkammergut-mountainbike-trophy-2015.html "Salzkammergut Mountainbike Trophy in the wheel scene is well-known. After the market place, where the "http://dachstein.salzkammergut.at/oesterreich/poi/400272/handwerkhaus-salzkammergut: http://dachstein.salzkammergut.at/oesterreich/poi/400272/handwerkhaus-salzkammergut.html "Handwerkhaus Salzkammergut is located, at the intersection Unimarkt we pass the protestant church over the Ramsaubrücke where we keep right and then turn right again into the street to Hanuschhof. After the Hanuschhof we drive over asphalt and forest roads to Weißenbach. In Weißenbach we drive towards Chorinskyklause. At the fork in the road we keep right. As it is a round you can also start the track on the left side which is a bit more comfortable. We keep to the right and cycle along the forest road until we reach the first ascents. Over a small bridge it goes then again a few height meters further up. On the way through the beautiful forest you can meet some game from time to time. After the first few meters of altitude difference, we continue comfortably to the descent which takes us to the Brunntalalm. The three rustic huts still keep cows in summer. Over a small bridge we cross the Weißenbach with the course of the river we now go towards "http://dachstein.salzkammergut.at/oesterreich/poi/400418/chorinsky-klause: http://dachstein.salzkammergut.at/oesterreich/poi/400418/chorinsky-klause.html "Chorinskyklause which is reached after a few meters. In the old wood drift system the water used to be dammed up to transport cut wood. There is also the "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xi5pTDDvYDNU" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xi5pTDvYDNU "Kaiser Jagd Stammtisch nearby. Bike technically we cycle along the forest road again until we arrive at the original fork in Weißenbach where we take the same path back to Bad Goisern. "Order mountain bike map for all routes in the Salzkammergut ...In case of emergency please call the Austrian Mountain Rescue at the emergency numberTo the 360° panorama tour through Bad Goisern ...

Difficulty

Difficult