moderate closed Mountainbike · Grimming-Donnersbachtal
This tour leads through idyllic Donnersbachtal, with delightful scenery along the way. You begin in Irdning, with free parking available. Bike through town, past Capuchin Falkenburg Monastery to Winklern, continuing with a steady climb up the Erlsberg. The paved road makes the climb easy. Punctuated by beautiful valley views of Donnersbachtal below. After ca. 7 km, a short stage drops down through forest, bringing you to a forestry lane leading downhill to the Planneralmstraße. Follow this road for 4 km until the tour branches off in a serpentine to a forestry lane, which drops gently down to the town of Donnersbach and continues to Raumberg. Passing beautiful farmhouses, you will reach Altirdning, where the last brief climb up the Bleiberg begins. Having reached the top, you are treated to beautiful views of the Grimming and Ennstal. Finally, you descend to the R7 and return to your starting point.
Weather changes, rapid drops in temperature, thunderstorms, wind and fog are objective dangers and require the right behaviour on the road. Lack of equipment, overconfidence, carelessness, poor condition and a wrong assessment can lead to critical situations. During thunderstorms: Avoid peaks, ridges and trees!
In an emergency, please dial the following emergency calls: No. 140 - Mountain Rescue No. 112 - Euro Emergency Call