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Mountainbike Bad Sachsa Harz GPS Route

A varied mountainbike tour starting in Bad Sachsa along the Walkenried monastery, many lakes and through the southern Harz The route starts along nice little lakes in a deciduous forest near Bad Sachsa and leads into the town Walkenried. There the tour leads past the facilities of the Walkenried monastery, which has been partially preserved and partially consists of ruins. The route then follows the course of the Wieda river to the village of Wieda up the valley. From there, the route leads up to the highest point below the Stöberhai mountain with beautiful views over the southern edge of the Harz mountains. With a descent, the tour then follows the course of the river Steinaer Bach, along the small water reservoir Steinatalsperre to the small town of Steina. Between fields, quarries and lakes it goes back to Bad Sachsa.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge34,5 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter549 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt268m(üNN) lowest point
  • GPS-Track Höchster Punkt650m(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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