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Mountainbike Brocken GPS

Mountainbike tour starting in Altenau on the Brocken along reservoirs, quarries, waterfalls and through the Nationalpark Harz The route starts with beautiful views along the water reservoir Okertalsperre and then goes up to the Huneberg. In the active quarry located there, mainly diabase rock is extracted, which is mainly used for road construction. From the quarry are already several view points with a view to the massive mountain slopes of the Brocken. The route leads from here into the valley Eckertal, along the Radau waterfall and up to the water reservoir Eckertalsperre. The scenic ascent to the highest mountain in Northern Germany begins here, which is one of the most beautiful climbs in the Harz with wide views to the Harz foreland. From the summit of the 1,142 meter high Brocken, the route leads downhill through the Nationalpark Harz and then through dark green forests back to the town Altenau.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge48,0 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter1.180 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt423m(üNN) lowest point
  • GPS-Track Höchster Punkt1.142m(üNN) highest peak

File for GPS devices

The route can be downloaded as a .gpx file and transferred to a GPS-enabled device (e.g. Garmin or smartphone). The route starts near a larger parking place. The route is planned so that it can be used all year and in any weather condition. Nevertheless, it can happen that forest work in the forest temporarily closes paths or parts of the route have to be walked. Have fun on the tour!

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