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32.01 Samnaun - Scuol, Trans Altarezia Bike

Mountainbiking · Samnaun
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    Photo: Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstai, Thomas Hablützel
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    Photo: Tourismus Engadin Scuol Samnaun Val Müstai, Thomas Hablützel
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    Photo: Dominik Täuber, Engadin Samnaun Val Müstair
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The bike tour in the «Three Countries Corner» leads along old trade routes, military roads and smugglers' trails through three language regions. Rugged valleys, enchanting mountain lakes and passes in three countries, lead from the Alpine duty-free municipality of Samnaun into southern Veltlin.
difficult
Distance 55.5 km
8:36 h
2,053 m
2,655 m
Von Samnaun mit den Bergbahnen oder per Muskelkraft zum Viderjoch und über die Österreichische Grenze zur Heidelberger Hütte, über den Fimberpass gelangt man wieder in das Val Sinestra und schliesslich über das Engadinerdorf Sent zum Etappenziel Scuol.

Author’s recommendation

Carry identification as this is a cross-border route.
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Author
Antonella Klee
Update: November 25, 2020
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,731 m
Lowest point
1,235 m
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Safety information

Beware: snowfields possible into summer months on high-level sections.

Tips and hints

Kontakt Engadin Scuol:

Tel: 41 81 861 88 00

Web: http://www.engadin.com 

Email: info@engadin.com

Start

Samnaun (1,843 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.943050, 10.358809
DMS
46°56'35.0"N 10°21'31.7"E
UTM
32T 603413 5199731
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Destination

Scuol

Turn-by-turn directions

This route is only signposted in one direction: Samnaun - Tirano (I)

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
46.943050, 10.358809
DMS
46°56'35.0"N 10°21'31.7"E
UTM
32T 603413 5199731
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Ausweispapiere mitnehmen, da die Route grenzüberschreitend ist.

Basic Equipment for 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
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • 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
  • 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
difficult
Distance
55.5 km
Duration
8:36 h
Ascent
2,053 m
Descent
2,655 m
Multi-stage route

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