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Mountainbike Brocken Route Harz

Mountainbike route starting in Braunlage, including long downhill from Brocken into the Oberharz and a varied panorama of the Harz mountains The route starts with a moderate but long climb from Braunlage via Schierke to the highest mountain in northern Germany. The summit of the 1,142 meter high Brocken offers a unique view far over the Harz foreland in good weather. This is followed by a 15-kilometer descent that leads via Torfhaus to Altenau. Once here, it goes along the beautiful Okertalsperre to the next mountain: The Schalke in the Oberharz offers a wide view with a lookout tower. After a short descent along the ponds and canals of the UNESCO World Heritage 'Oberharzer Wasserregal', the route continues over the Oberharz plateau towards Braunlage. It crosses the Acker mountain, the Sieber valley, the Rehberg mountain and the Oder valley.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge93,5 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter2.050 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt417m(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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