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valid in ski and glacier world Zillertal 3000 (=Hintertuxer Gletscher, Eggalm, Rastkogel, Finkenberg, Penken/Mayrhofen, Ahorn)
Zillertal Super Ski Pass (valid in the entire Zillertal valley)
 

Bicycle heaven in the Zillertal valley

Crystal clear mountain air and stunning natural scenery provide the perfect setting for all mountain bike enthusiasts. The initial ascent is made easy by using the gondola. Free bike transport provides convenient access to exciting bike trails.

Take a look at the interactive map and get a quick overview!

Hintertux Glacier

The faster way to explore the Hintertux Glacier is by bike! Ambitious bikers can conquer the 600 m of altitude gain between Hintertux (1,500 m) and the Sommerbergalm (2,100 m) in just 1 hour via mountain bike trail no. 426. From here, follow the same route on to the Tuxerjoch (2,310 m). Those who prefer a more leisurely cycle can take advantage of the free bike transport service to the Sommerbergalm, then cycle from here towards the Tuxerjoch. The return journey follows the same route.

Finkenberg/Penken

The Finkenberg mountain-biking region is perfectly suitable for exploring the mountains per bike. The first altitude meters are easily managed with the help of the lifts. The free bike transport makes for easy access to unique biking experiences. Starting at the lift's summit station, a whole world of the Alps best and varied mountain-bike terrain opens up. Choose between lovely tours with breathtaking panoramic views of the mountain range, intermediate trails to athletically challenging downhill trails – it's all here at Penken.

Mountain biking routes

Hintertux – Bichlalm – Tuxer Joch

Discover the Hintertux Glacier on bike! Ambitious bikers need a good hour to conquer the 600 metres in altitude difference from Hintertux (1,500 m) to the Sommerbergalm (2,100 m) using mountain bike trailnr. 426. The same route leads on from there to the Tuxerjoch (2,310 m). More leisurely cyclists can take advantage of free bike transport to the Sommerbergalm and pedal from there in the direction of Tuxerjoch. The return journey is made along the same route.

  • Category: medium 
  • Path: asphalt, broken rocks
  • Duration: 1,5 hrs
  • Distance: 9 km
  • Vertical Metres: 850 
  • Ascent: 840 | descent: 10
  • Maximum Height: 2.310 m

Penkenjoch – Horbergtal – Schiestl's Sunnalm – Schwendberg – (Brindlingalm)

This mountain bike tour takes pleasure cyclists along MB Route 422b through the Horbergtal Valley, past Schiestl’s Sunnalm and finally ends up at Schwendberg. The village road then leads back downhill to Hippach. Those wishing to extend the tour somewhat can take advantage of the following extended versions: Once in Schwendberg, MB Route 421 leads uphill to Gasthaus Mösl (1,500 m). This paved forest road then leads moderately uphill to the Brindlingalm (1,823 m). The return journey can be made via MB Route 421 and then choose between MB Route 422b back to the Penkenjoch, or the downhill route via Schwendberg.

  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Length: 20 km
  • Difference in altitude: 1500 elev. diff.


Finkenberg – Astegg – Gschösswandhaus – Penkenalm – Penkenjoch

Take the MB Route 437 from the base station of the Finkenberger Almbahnen lifts, passing through the hamlets of Stein und Astegg. The village of Astegg is the ideal place to catch your breath and take in majestic views of the surrounding mountains of Zillertal and Tux. Leading steadily uphill and over many winding turns, this route goes on to the Penkenjoch. For the descent there are three options: First, back on the same path, second by cable car or third, over the bike tip No. 2 to Vorderlanersbach/Tux.

  • Duration: approx. 2 ¾ hours
  • Length: 14 km
  • Difference in altitude: 1200 elev. diff.


Mittelstation – Penkenjoch – Wanglalm – Vorderlanersbach/Tux – (Geiseljoch)

Ambitious bikers can cycle from the Mittelstation (lift middle station) at 1,780 m along MB Route 437, past the Gschösswandhaus, on to the Penkenalm and then Penkenjoch. From there, take MB Route 422 (trail nr. 57) in the direction of Wanglalm (2,128 m). From here, continue downhill on trail nr. 55 until Vorderlanersbach/Tux. Those of you who still have the energy should turn off at the first fork and take MB Route 424 which leads through lush green pastures and past ancient farmhouses to the Geiseljoch (2,292m).

  • Duration: approx. 1 ¾ hours
  • Length: 10 km
  • Difference in altitude: 985 elev. diff.

Finkenberg - Penkenjoch - Wangl - Vorderlanersbach/Tux

Discover the Hintertux Glacier on bike! Ambitious bikers need a good hour to conquer the 600 metres in altitude difference from Hintertux (1,500 m) to the Sommerbergalm (2,100 m) using mountain bike trailnr. 426. The same route leads on from there to the Tuxerjoch  (2,310 m). More leisurely cyclists can take advantage of free bike transport to the Sommerbergalm and pedal from there in the direction of Tuxerjoch. The return journey is made along the same route.

  • Category: medium
  • Path: asphalt, broken rocks
  • Duration: 4 hrs
  • Distance: 24,2 km
  • Vertical Metres: 2.255
  • Ascent: 1.335 | descent: 920
  • Maximum Height: 2.120 m

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Mountain- and E-Bike rent

In Tux

  • Sport Nenner - valley station Gletscherbahn
    E-Bike rental, mountain bike rental
  • Sport Nenner 2000 – Outdoor
    E-Bike rental, mountain bike rental, bike helmet rental
  • Sport Nenner – Lifestyle
    E-Bike rental, mountain bike rental
  • Intersport Hintertux
    Mountain- and e-bike rental, bike helmet rental
  • Insider - the sportshop
    Mountain bike and bike helmet rental
  • Bernhard Sport Mode
    E-bike rental for adults, e-bike rental with baby seat, mountain bikes for adults and kids

In Finkenberg

Zillertaler Gletscherbahn GmbH & Co KG 
Hintertux 794 · 6293 Tux · Telefon +43 5287 8510 · Fax DW 380 · info@hintertuxergletscher.at