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Goldsee Trail at the Stelvio Pass

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  • Goldsee-Weg am Stilfserjoch
    Goldsee-Weg am Stilfserjoch
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m 3500 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 40 30 20 10 km Furkelhütte Rifugio Garibaldi Stilfser Joch Goldsee Stilfser Alm Parkplatz Prad
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Distance 47.6 km
6:30 h
2,248 m
2,248 m
2,854 m
909 m
One of the top tours in the Alps with an unforgettable panorama. At an altitude of almost 3000 m, you are on a par with the Ortler glacier and can hardly get enough of the magnificent views. You won't find a comparable trial descent with over 2000 metres of altitude again so quickly.

For ambitious Alpine bikers, there are some tours that you absolutely have to do once in your life - and this tour is definitely one of them. In Bike Magazine 4/06, the tour (with a similar course and ascent over the Umbrail Pass) was published as the first of the Top 6 Panorama Tours. The tour can only be done in one day by well-trained bikers. If you don't like it quite so tough, there is also an overnight option at Gasthof Tibet or Rifugio Garibaldi on the Stilfser Joch. The busy Stilfser Joch pass road is not exactly the sole blissful mountain bike route, but it is still a beautiful ascent if you tackle it on days or at times when motorised traffic is not at its peak. Of course, you can also be driven up by car and concentrate on the descent if you are organised in a team. Alternatively, the ascent via Glurns - St. Maria im Münstertal and the Umbrail Pass is a good choice, a little further, but also a little less traffic. The moment you leave the asphalt road and the hustle and


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True to the slogan “Only on new paths you leave visible traces” I am a passionate hiker and explorer. I love to be in the mountains, regardless of the activity. I am the founder and CEO of Outdooractive, thus turning my hobby into a career spending my whole time with my passion. By the way, we are always looking for people to join our team at Outdooractive, maybe you will find your future job here: https://corporate.outdooractive.com/jobs-bei-outdooractive/

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Johannes Ertl
January 16, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 19, 2020
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Photo: Johannes Ertl, Community
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Jean Jacques
July 23, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 21, 2020
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