Kreuztaxen tour

Wattenberg - Hanneburger - Kreuztaxen

A beautiful and varied mountain bike route through the Wattental Valley.It mainly runs along fine gravel roads through the forest. The inclines are also suitable for beginners.The wonderful views are a major bonus!

The tour begins at Gasthof Hanneburger guest house (1,351 m), where a forest track heads left towards the south-east, sweeping down to the the area under Pofers-Almen. The trail climbs steeply to the right at the next junction. After a short climb, the trail forks. Follow it downhill out of the valley following signs for “Nr. 519 - Kreuztaxen”. The route sweeps down to the right, dropping approximately 30 metres in altitude, before climbing again to the Jagdhütte alpine hut (1,639 m), always following signposted path “Nr. 519”. There follows a rapid descent to Kreuztaxen and Wattenberg (with a short ascent in the middle), where the challenging path (300 m in altitude) starts to head back to the starting point.TOUR DETAILS:
Getting here: From the church in the centre of Wattens, follow signs for “Wattental/Wattenberg” as far as Gasthaus Hanneburger guest house
Starting point: Gasthof Hanneburger guest house
Ride time: 2.5 to 3 hours
Altitude: approx. 750 m
Road surface: Gravel
Scenery: Wattental and Inntal valleys
Fitness required: average
Riding technique: average
Parking: Gasthof Hanneburger guest house