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Zauchbach Path Mountain Biking Tour to Altenmarkt

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An idyllic tour to Altenmarkt, leading through forests and meadows, along beautiful streams.
moderate
23.3 km
2:12 h
584 m
584 m
The Zauchbach path to Altenmarkt leads along the glittering Zauchbach stream through the mystical and fairytale-like Zauchwald forest with its impressive plant life. Via comfortable forest paths and meadows, you’ll reach the idyllic Garnhofhütte hut, where you can enjoy regional specialities. After a strenuous tour, the best way to end the day is in the Amadé thermal spa in Altenmarkt.
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Zauchensee recreation area, 1360 m
Lowest point
Altenmarkt-Schlatterberg-Feuersang, 842 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

90% gravel, 10% asphalt

Tips, hints and links

Altenmarkt-Zauchensee Tourismus/Information
Sportplatzstraße 6
A-5541 Altenmarkt-Zauchensee
Tel: +43(0)6452/5511
E-Mail: info@altenmarkt-zauchensee.at
www.altenmarkt-zauchensee.at
www.facebook.com/altenmarkt-zauchensee

Start

Starting point (“Ausgangspunkt”, AP) at the Zauchensee recreation area in Zauchensee (1,359 m) (1359 m)
Coordinates:
DD
47.291390, 13.457730
DMS
47°17'29.0"N 13°27'27.8"E
UTM
33T 383388 5238699
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Destination

Starting point (“Ausgangspunkt”, AP) at the Altenmarkt-Schlatterberg-Feuersang recreation area, 200 m beyond the info point

Turn-by-turn directions

From the starting point at the Zauchensee recreation area, walk on the asphalt road past Lake Zauchensee to the “Schulschiheim” skiing accommodation for students (500 m), then take the Mühlenweg forest path into the Zauchwald forest. Walk on the asphalt road (1.5 km, no ascent) via Zauchenseestrasse, Schwimmbadgasse and Schlatterbergweg roads to the starting point of the Altenmarkt-Schlatterberg-Feuersang recreation area. You can return to the car park either by Salzburg Sportwelt bus (complimentary) or by walking the same route to the starting point of the Zauchensee recreation area (slight ascent).

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

“Wanderbus” ticket, available at Salzburg Sportwelt for € 1.00

Getting there

Take the Tauern Motorway A 10, exit at Altenmarkt (EXIT 63), then take exit Altenmarkt West. Drive towards the town centre (church), follow the “Zauchenseestrasse” road for 10 km. You’ll arrive at the recreation area Zauchensee starting point (“Ausgangspunkt”, AP) at the World Cup arena.

Parking

Parking available at the World Cup arena

Coordinates

DD
47.291390, 13.457730
DMS
47°17'29.0"N 13°27'27.8"E
UTM
33T 383388 5238699
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

ATOMIC Vital-Park Broschüre

Author’s map recommendations

ATOMIC Vital-Park Freizeit & Aktiv-Karte

Equipment

Mountain bike, helmet
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
23.3 km
Duration
2:12h
Ascent
584 m
Descent
584 m
Point-to-point Refreshment stops available

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