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Transalp, Oberstdorf nach Torbole

· 6 reviews · MTB Transalp · Allgäu
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Günther Schoberth Schwingenstein
Map / Transalp, Oberstdorf nach Torbole
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difficult
Distance 395.5 km
54:45 h
18,245 m
18,981 m
3,124 m
62 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
S4 difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Madritchjoch, 3,124 m
Lowest point
Nago bei Torbole, 62 m
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Safety information

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Coordinates:
DD
47.410619, 10.277378
DMS
47°24'38.2"N 10°16'38.6"E
UTM
32T 596366 5251587
w3w 
///pupils.middle.woodworker

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Note

Wildlife refuge Sinestra: December 20 - April 20
all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Getting there

Parking

Coordinates

DD
47.410619, 10.277378
DMS
47°24'38.2"N 10°16'38.6"E
UTM
32T 596366 5251587
w3w 
///pupils.middle.woodworker
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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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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Rating

5.0
(6)
Ralf Zimmermann
August 21, 2015 · Community
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René Huber
February 07, 2014 · Community
When did you do this route? February 07, 2014
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Difficulty
S4 difficult
Distance
395.5 km
Duration
54:45 h
Ascent
18,245 m
Descent
18,981 m
Highest point
3,124 m
Lowest point
62 m
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