Guidebook

Bike 8 Mountain Passes in Andermatt, Switzerland

There’s a reason MTB riders love Switzerland – Andermatt’s trails are part of it.

Description

Andermatt and the St. Gotthard Pass are ripe for the picking when it comes to biking. Whether you’re into road cycling of mountain biking, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Located in the heart of the alps, you’ll find winding Alpine passes and all kinds of peaks and slopes. There are actually eight passes in the area, which promise some real fun on single and double downhill tracks.

You can also take PostBus up to some of the mountain passes around Andermatt like Furka and Grimsel then enjoy a challenging but scenic downhill ride. Be sure to check the PostBus website for more information about the shuttle and reservations.

Sources:
https://www.andermatt.ch/en/discover/Holidays-for-nature-lovers/cycling

https://www.postauto.ch/en/tickets-and-reservations/reservations/bicycle-carry-on-reservations

Bike-Tour Schöllenen - Stöckli - Riental

Bike-Tour Schöllenen - Stöckli - Riental

Andermatt
25.6 km
1,499 m
1,495 m
A challenging tour that first leads through the Schöllenenschlucht gorge, then over a pass road and finally along natural paths up to one of the most beautiful vantage points in the Central Alps. The descent through the Riental is demanding.
Severe
Private
Round trip Göscheneralp

Round trip Göscheneralp

Andermatt
21.3 km
815 m
815 m
Sportliche Mountainbiketour durch das wildromantische Göschenertal.
Easy
Private
Biketour Maighelspass

Biketour Maighelspass

Andermatt
39.6 km
1,612 m
1,612 m
Die Bike route über den Maighelspass ist eine beliebte Bike-Strecke. Einersiezs wegen der guten Bewirtung in der Maighelshütte, andererseits ist die Abfahrt durch das Unteralptal ein Erlebnis.
Extreme
Private
Oberalppass – Disentis

Oberalppass – Disentis

Andermatt
30.6 km
1,003 m
1,914 m
Long tour which combines different single trail highlights of the region.
Private
Rheinradroute Nr.2

Rheinradroute Nr.2

Andermatt
53.4 km
736 m
2,079 m
Moderate
Private
Grimselpass - Oberwald

Grimselpass - Oberwald

9.8 km
94 m
891 m
A very fun "secret" trail hidden in amongst the high alpine passes.
Difficult
Private
Furkapass

Furkapass

11.2 km
140 m
1,184 m
Severe
Private