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Goslar Harz Uphill Bike Fun

Medium-difficulty mountainbike route from Goslar into the Oberharz, through the Innerstetal and along dams back to the city of Goslar The route starts with a long ascent above the deep Oker valley up into the Oberharz. The first prominent point and also the highest point of the tour is the viewing tower on the Schalke. From here, in good weather conditions, you can see the summit of the Brocken, the plateaus of the Oberharz and parts of the water reservoir Okertalsperre. The route continues downhill along several ponds into the Innerstetal valley, follows the the valley and later the Innerste river. Behind the 'mountain town 'Bergstadt Lautenthal', the route leaves the valley again to take an ascent through deciduous and mixed forest. Via the Innerste dam, Wolfshagen and the Grane dam, it goes back to Goslar on the edge of the Harz mountains.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge64,3 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter1.428 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt258m(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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