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Mountainbiking Clausthal-Zellerfeld Harz

Mountainbike tour starting in Clausthal-Zellerfeld along the mountains of the Oberharz and beautiful water reservoirs This tour makes a big lap around Clausthal-Zellerfeld. The tour begins with a small descent into the Innerstetal valley and follows the valley on the opposite side to reach a long, fast descent to Osterode. From there it goes through deciduous and mixed forest to the water reservoir Sösetalsperre and around it, before returning to the height level of Clausthal-Zellerfeld. Then it goes downhill through a small valley along a beautiful pond to Altenau and on an asphalt road around the deep blue water of the water reservoir Okertalsperre. The longest ascent of the route then leads to the Schalke mountain. From there there it is possible to have a beautiful view over the Oberharz and Hochharz before the last long descent to Wildemann starts. The last kilometer of the route leading back up to Clausthal-Zellerfeld.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge77,0 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter1.688 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt223m(üNN) lowest point
  • GPS-Track Höchster Punkt764m(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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