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From Oberstdorf to Riva on the classic Heckmair route

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Distance 388.3 km
53:20 h
13,235 m
13,970 m
2,689 m
67 m
A technically demanding long distance mountain tour on the classic Heckmair route from Oberstdorf to Riva del Garda over the Scalettapass, the Pass Chaschauna and along the Ortler massif.  

This long distance mountain bike route leads us on the tracks of the Oberstdorf mountain guide Andy Heckmair. He already explored this route in 1990 and has been considered a pioneer in mountain bike alpine crossing ever since. His route takes us over the Allgäuer Alps, the Lechquellengebirge, the Rhaetian and Engadine Alps and over the Adamello Mountains to Riva on Lake Garda. If you are not afraid of some carrying and pushing passages, if you know how to move in high alpine terrain and if you have your bike under control on technical trails, this legendary tour is suitable for you and you will be able to fully enjoy the highlights of the tour (trail from the Scalettapass, alpine panorama at the Pass Chauschauna).

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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:

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Johannes Huber
September 05, 2014 · Community
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When did you do this route? July 24, 1998
Günter Bernhard
July 31, 2014 · Community
When did you do this route? July 31, 2014
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