2-valley tour: Sonnenkopf - Kristberg | Dalaas-Wald am Arlberg

Distance30,1 km

Elevation gain1137 m

LevelDifficult

Duration4:45 h

Distance30,1 km

Elevation gain1137 m

LevelDifficult

Duration4:45 h

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2-valley tour: Sonnenkopf - Kristberg | Dalaas-Wald am Arlberg

The start of this circular tour is at the Sonnenkopfbahn in Wald am Arlberg. Here begins the goods path to the Sonnenkopf, you always stay on the main path. Once on the Sonnenkopf, you will be surprised by the "fabulous Bärenland" with its many attractions. You leave the area in the area of the ski lifts in a southerly direction via the steep goods path to the Obere Wasserstubenalpe. Continue through the Wasserstubental valley via the Untere Wasserstubenalpe, the Wildried in a westerly direction to the Kristberg. From the Restaurant Kristberg to the "St. Agatha" mountain chapel and on to the Kristbergsattel. On the goods road through the Dalaaser community forest, over the Poller parcel on the asphalt road to the village center. From here first on the asphalt road to the end of the village. From there, take a goods path to the right, on the shady side along the Alfenz, past Außerwald back to the valley station of the Sonnenkopf cable car.

Author's recommendation

The tour can also be done in the opposite direction. To shorten the tour a bit, the Sonnenkopfbahn can also be used as a convenient ascent aid. Mountain bike transport with the Sonnenkopfbahn possible for an extra charge.

Equipment

Mountainbike, Helm, Regen- bzw. Sonnenschutz sowie kleine Verpflegung und ausreichend Wasser.

Route description

Start: Valley station of the Sonnenkopfbahn, Wald am Arlberg

End: Valley station of the Sonnenkopfbahn, Wald am Arlberg

Sonnenkopfbahn valley station, Wald am Arlberg - goods road or alternatively ascent with the Sonnenkopfbahn - Sonnenkopf - Obere Wasserstubenalpe - Wasserstubental - Untere Wasserstubenalpe - Wildried - Kristberg - Kristbergsattel - Dalaaser Gemeindewald - Dalaas - road towards Wald am Arlberg - cycle path - Sonnenkopfbahn valley station, Wald am Arlberg

Properties

  • Scenic
  • Circular route
  • Refreshment stops available
  • Cableway ascent/descent

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