BIKE TOURS & TRAILS IN SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM
AIM HIGH, DESCEND FAST: THIS IS THE BIKE CIRCUS
If you have only ever visited Saalbach-Hinterglemm in winter, you have definitely missed out on something. In the summer months, this area of the Salzburg region shows its best side. The Bike Circus Saalbach-Hinterglemm is known far and wide for its challenging trails. Experts call it Austria’s most challenging mountain bike region. It is therefore no wonder that freeriders and mountain bikers from all over the world flock to this holiday region in summer.
What makes the Bike Circus unique: State-of-the-art gondolas These transport visitors up the mountains in the event that they don’t want to climb up. This service is ideal for beginner mountain bikers and families.
Ultimate biking experience: Bike Circus Saalbach-Hinterglemm Ultimate nature and adventure sports in the Salzburg mountains No biker at the Bike Hotel HELI'S B&B has fallen from the sky yet. The hotel’s bike school helps those interested take the leap. Learn the important aspects of biking during a guided tour of the region.
Personal tour tips from the Hotel HELI'S B&B
Host Heli Schneider can always be found on his mountain bike each summer and will be happy to pass on his enthusiasm with tips about his personal favourite tours and trails at the Bike Circus.
For adrenaline: Big-5-BIKE-Challenge Saalbach-Hinterglemm
Difficulty level: high
Altitude: 4,756 metres.
Length: 66.91 kilometres
Duration: 8 hours
This promotional tour of the region shines with almost 5,000 metres of altitude to tackle. But don’t worry! There are only 1,000 metres to climb - the rest is all downhill. Freeriders from all over Europe come to the Bike Circus to experience the Big 5 Challenge for themselves!
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For fun: Hacklberg Trail on Schattberg West
Difficulty level: easy
Altitude: 600 metres
Length: 6 kilometres
Perhaps the best trail is the Hacklberg Trail from the Schattberg mountain, over the western peak (Westgipfel), then back towards Hinterglemm. This single trail leads from the Westgipfel station over long grassy ridges, speed passages, small jumps and waves down into the valley. A must for beginners and experts looking for some air time!
For playing: Pro Line at Reiterkogel
Difficulty level: medium
Altitude: 428 metres
Length: 2.3 kilometres
This playful freeride trail at Reiterkogel leads through open woodland, rocky areas and plenty of cool features. Those more daring can branch off from the Pro Line towards the notorious Evil Eye Trail.
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For novices: Buchegg Trail
Difficulty level: easy
Altitude: 235 metres
Length: 1.5 kilometres
This new trail at the lower section of the Bergstadl and Hacklberg trails is particularly popular with beginners. It begins at the middle station of the western peak (Westgipfel) and is flowing and easy to ride. Many small tables, turns and waves ensure plenty of fun and variation along the way.
Extensive trail descriptions can be found on the Bikecircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm website. The team at the bike hotel will be happy to answer any questions you may have about biking with plenty of passion and enthusiasm
Are you interested in the trails of Saalbach-Hinterglemm? We will be happy to help you when booking your holiday. Send us your no-obligation enquiry and we will put together a personal quote for you.