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MTB Transalp · Vinschgau
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moderate
Distance 8.2 km
1:56 h
529 m
874 m
Difficulty
S2 moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
3,124 m
Lowest point
2,252 m

Start

Sulden resp. Schaubachhütte (2,609 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.490956, 10.599650
DMS
46°29'27.4"N 10°35'58.7"E
UTM
32T 622763 5149841
w3w 
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Destination

Zufallhütte

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
46.490956, 10.599650
DMS
46°29'27.4"N 10°35'58.7"E
UTM
32T 622763 5149841
w3w 
///orangey.ladders.posted
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Long Distance Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

longDistanceMountainBikingCamping

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
S2 moderate
Distance
8.2 km
Duration
1:56 h
Ascent
529 m
Descent
874 m

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