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Bike Rides on the Seiser Alm - enjoyable for both experienced and inexperienced riders

Exploring Europe's largest alpine pasture on two wheels is an indescribably great experience thanks to the surrounding, unique landscape of the Pale Mountains

Mountain bikers love the Seiser Alm thanks to its varied landscape. The area offers leisurely day trips, demanding climbs and thrilling descents. The view of the fabulous landscape of the Seiser Alm and the surrounding Dolomites is always fascinating. More and more visitors are discovering the Seiser Alm by e-bike. You will find an e-bike charging station here at the Mahlknechthütte.
Compatsch–Ritsch–Icaro–Sporthotel Sonne–Val Gardena Cable Car Mountain Station
Start in Compatsch and ride in leisurely fashion on a flat track; just before the Ritsch-Schwaige inn turn left and then steadily uphill to the Hotel Icaro. Then follow a gently undulating track to the Sporthotel Sonne. The final 100 metres' climb is along a gravel track, after which you will find yourself at your destination. Return to the starting point in Compatsch along the same route.
time 1.5 hours
250 m elevation gain
level Easy
level May also be possible on ordinary bicycles
Compatsch
Start in Compatsch and ride in leisurely fashion on a flat track; just before the Ritsch-Schwaige inn turn left and then steadily uphill to the Hotel Icaro. Then follow a gently undulating track to the Sporthotel Sonne. The final 100 metres' climb is along a gravel track, after which you will find yourself at your destination. Return to the starting point in Compatsch along the same route.
time 1 hour
150 m elevation gain
level Easy/moderate
level For aficionados, wonderful panoramic view
Compatsch–Panorama–Mahlknechthütte (Molignon)–Saltria–Compatsch
From the information office on forest track no. 7 (Goldknopf Mahlknechthütte). Then take trail no. 8 to Saltria; from there take asphalt road no. 3 back to Compatsch.
time 2.5 hours
240 m elevation gain
level Easy/moderate
level Wonderful panoramic ride
Compatsch–Gostner Schwaige–Hotel Goldknopf–Mahlknechthütte–Saltria–Compatsch
From Compatsch ride along the asphalt road as far as the Gostner-Schwaige fork; turn right here and then continue along the red-marked gravel track until reaching the trail to Hotel Panorama. At the crossroads, turn left and head towards Hotel Goldknopf as far as the Mahlknechthütte. Now head steeply downhill towards Saltria. From Saltria again follow a somewhat steep stretch towards Ritsch Schwaige and then a leisurely stretch back to Compatsch.
time 2 hours
650 m elevation gain
level Moderate
level Only for riders in good condition with good equipment
Compatsch–Saltria–Jendertal–St. Ulrich–Compatsch
Road no. 3 to Saltria, from the bus stop take gravel track no. 3 as far as Monte Pana. From there take the asphalt road to Rives and St. Ulrich. Take the cable car (at the ice arena) to Seiser Alm, from the mountain station take delivery access road no. 9 (via Hotel Icaro). Forest track no. 3 to Compatsch.
time 4 hours
400 m elevation gain
level Moderate
level It is possible to use the Val Gardena/Seiser Alm cable car to connect between Gardena and the Seiser Alm; only for riders in good condition with good equipment
Compatsch–Saltria–Berghaus Zallinger–Almgasthof Tirler mountain inn–Mahlknechthütte–Hotel Goldknopf–Compatsch
Begin in Compatsch at 1,840 metres above sea level and pedal along the asphalt road towards Ritsch-Schwaige as far as Saltria. In Saltria, cross over the Saltriabach stream on the gravel road past the Florian lift valley station in the direction of Monte Pana. After approx. 8 km you will again be at 1,820 m above sea level. Now turn right towards Zallinger. The trail is moderately steep; half way along it will be necessary to push your bike. At approx. 2,100 m between Zallinger and the Florian mountain station, you will reach the road that leads back towards Saltria. Above the Almgasthof Tirler mountain inn, cross over Saltriabach stream and ride left steeply downhill to the Mahlknechthütte. Once you have reached here, the most difficult part of the ride is behind you. The final 5 km only include two more small climbs. A speedy descent brings you back to the starting point.
time 2.5 - 3 hrs
800 m elevation gain
level Moderate to hard ride
level Only for riders in good condition with good equipment
Compatsch–Panorama–Gumderdun–Compatsch
Compatsch – Panorama – Gumderdun – Compatsch Past the information office on forest track no. 7 as far as Panorama, then gravel track (via Laurinhütte) to Gumderdun (Sattler wine tavern) and back on the same route.
time 2 hours
150 m elevation gain
level Moderate
level Easy excursion, possibly also suitable for a half-day's trip Ideal first ride
Compatsch–Saltria–Tierser Alpl, Mahlknechthütte (Molignon)–Compatsch
Asphalt road for approx. 6 km as far as Saltria, from there take trail no. 8 (Hotel Floralpina, Seiser Alm Haus) to the Tierser Alpl refuge. Take the same route back to below Seiser Alm Haus Dialer and from there take road no. 7 to the Mahlknechthütte via Goldknopf back to Compatsch If you are fit and got up early enough, you can combine your ride with a hike and leave your bike at the Tierser Alpl refuge and continue on foot to the Schlernhaus (2,450 m, approx. 2 hours).
time 4 hours
348 m elevation gain
level Hard
level Only for riders in good condition with good equipment
fast request Mahlknechthütte . Joch 28, I-39040 Seiser Alm
Tel.: +39 0471 727912 . Fax: +39 0471 727863
info@mahlknechthuette.com