Bikepark Saalbach – Your Go-to Destination for (Bike) Sport!
Bikepark Saalbach is a biker’s paradise: with 90 km of trails, 400 km of marked mountain bike paths, 9 gondolas, and a full-service infrastructure, including E-bike rentals, you'll feel like you've practically become one with your saddle. Beginners and pros alike can hone their skills at Bikepark Saalbach. Whether you're in the “Learn to Ride” park or on the Reiterkogel pumptrack, there’s a perfect place for every skill level. And after a day of physical activity, you will be able to unwind and rejuvenate marvelously at the Saalbach Suites with an exclusive wellness area.
Bikepark Saalbach-Hinterglemm – Part of Austria's Biggest Biking
In Saalbach-Hinterglemm, the Austrian Alps show off their full splendor. Rugged cliffs, dense forests, charming high pastures, breathtaking viewing points, crystal-clear mountain lakes – who doesn't love exploring landscapes like that on two wheels? Located in the western part of Salzburger Land and bordering Tyrol, the region is easily accessible by car, train, or even plane (Salzburg Airport is just 82 km away).
On the seven mountains surrounding Bikepark Saalbach, you will discover trails to suit every taste. With nine gondolas to choose from, getting uphill is a breeze – and it doesn’t cost a cent. Joker Card holders can effortlessly transport their bikes up the mountain twice a day, no cost involved, while all additional rides are discounted by 30 percent. Better still: You receive the Joker Card automatically whenever you book a holiday apartment at the Saalbach Suites by ALPS RESORTS.
Want to connect with fellow bikers? Cheer on other athletes? Looking for competition and pulsating events? Saalbach-Hinterglemm has you covered! Here, bike sport festivals take place all summer long. One highlight is the GlemmRide Bike Festival in Bikecircus Saalbach, which typically happens in July.
Hit the Downhill, Singletrack, and Freeride Trails in Bikepark Saalbach
There's no time for standing still in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. Get ready for a world full of speed, fun, and one sporting challenge after another! Leave your daily routine and countless vertical meters in your dust as you experience the boundless freedom of cycling. Bikepark Saalbach offers, among other things:
- Routes for mountain bikes, gravel bikes, E-bikes, downhill bikes, and regular bicycles
- 90 km of trails and lines
- Over 400 km of marked mountain bike paths
- Over 720 km of bike routes in the region
- 9 mountain lifts, 6 of them directly in Saalbach itself (with the Joker Card, automatically included when booking at Saalbach Suites, two rides per day are free)
- Training tracks, technique areas, and “Learn to Ride” park
- Pumptrack and Bagjump
- Trails for all skill levels, ranging in distance from 0.3 to 6.9 km
- Natural singletracks, adventure-packing freeride routes, marathon and half-marathon routes, downhill courses, North Shore trails
- Bike wash facilities, E-bike recharging points, tool stations, bike shops
- Guided mountain bike tours with certified guides
- Interactive mountain bike tour maps in 3D with GPS
- A vibrant bike community
Ready to push beyond your limits? Bikepark Saalbach awaits!
Bikepark Saalbach invites you to experience two extraordinary thrills that will challenge you to push way beyond your personal boundaries:
The X-Line is Europe's longest downhill course, boasting 6.8 km in length and dropping 1,025 meters in elevation. To tackle this challenge, you'll need stamina, skill, and coordination. So, who dares to take it on?
The challenge here is to conquer the entire Bike Challenge route in a single day. At the end, you can look forward to a small reward and, of course, the glory of your achievement. The course stretches 93 km, with a 300 meter vertical gain and a 5,615 meter descent. The tour traverses 9 trails, 7 mountains, and 4 towns. Elevation profiles can be printed out at Skyline terminals and submitted as proof of completion. Those with enough strength and endurance will be on the move for around 7.5 hours.
Learn and Refine Your Biking Technique: “Learn to Ride” park and pumptrack
In addition to trails for total adrenaline rushes, Bikepark Saalbach also offers numerous trails and training tracks for newcomers to the biking world. Age is practically no barrier. Adult novices as well as budding young bikers can all sample a taste of the excitement. Of course, you can also use these training opportunities to refine the skills you already have. At Bikepark Saalbach, you'll find everything you need to satisfy your sporting ambitions.
Since the summer of 2021, the new “Learn to Ride” park in Saalbach has been offering mini-versions of four popular trails from the region, including the famous 14.2 km Hacklberg trail. The trails in the “Learn to Ride” park range from 180 to 340 meters in length. Furthermore, it’s absolutely free to use, making Bikepark Saalbach the perfect choice for families with kids or groups of newbie bikers.
If you want to improve your cornering technique and burn calories at the same time, the pumptrack on the Reiterkogel in Saalbach is just the ticket. Additional training areas, technique coaching and guided tours are certain to take your personal biking skills to a whole new level. Set yourself some brand-new goals – and this is the perfect place to achieve them!
Celebrate, Shop, and Cheer at Saalbach Bike
In addition to the multiple opportunities for personal challenges at Saalbach Bikepark, several festivals are also held locally where the bike community can find everything that makes this sport so irresistibly compelling.
Whether show performances, competitions, endless shopping delights, or partying with like-minded compatriots: the biking world is even more fun when it’s experienced together. With that in mind, we'd like to recommend three special events.
- GlemmRide Bike Festival
- World Games of Mountainbiking
- Global Bike Festival
If you happen to be partial to vehicles with a little more “oomph”, the International Biker Mania in Saalbach is an absolute hoot, with motorbike and Harley fans opening up their throttles to the max.
From Hiking to Watersports: More Activities in Saalbach-Hinterglemm
Feel like dropping down a gear and giving your bike a rest for a change? Even then, you definitely won't be short of physical activity here in Saalbach-Hinterglemm. 400 km of hiking trails offer plenty of challenges for avid summiteers. Themed paths and guided hikes, such as a nighttime torchlit walk provide additional incentives to explore the beautiful region on foot. So, why not combine your biking with a bit of a hiking holiday as well.
A golf course in Zell am See, along with various tennis courts and mini golf centers, are certain to keep fans of ball sports happy. Lake Zeller See, just 14 km away, offers plenty of fun in and on the water, including sailing, surfing, and stand-up paddleboarding. Of course, you can also simply stretch out and relax in the grassy sunbathing areas or practice your forest yoga.
In winter, skis or a snowboard are the go-to for gliding down the mountainsides. With plenty of curves and obstacles thrown in, for instance, on the fun slopes. Thanks to 55 lifts and special highlights such as freeride areas and floodlit hills, you can count on ideal conditions for your variety-packed ski vacation.
Relaxing Timeout After a Visit to Bikepark Saalbach
To enjoy the action to the fullest, relaxing moments are also crucial. Accommodations with a pool or a holiday apartment with sauna can provide some much-needed joint recovery. They also help to slow down your heart rate and rejuvenate you for the next day. Our Saalbach Suites offer a full wellness area that leaves no wish unfulfilled in this regard. A heated outdoor pool and indoor whirlpool, various saunas, infrared heat cabins, and a fitness area provide everything relaxation-seekers need after a visit to Bikepark Saalbach.
Renting a holiday apartment from ALPS RESORTS also gives you plenty of space and privacy to shape your sporting day at your own personal pace.
Tip: In addition to our Saalbach Suites, we offer many more holiday apartments in Salzburger Land. Whether you're an athlete, relaxation seeker, a couple, family, group, friends - our diverse accommodations have something to offer for every taste. ALPS RESORTS is the ultimate choice for those who prefer to take the road less traveled.
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