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Lautenthal Oberharz Mountainbike

Demanding mountainbike route with varied impressions of the Oberharz, starting in Lautenthal and sections in the Harz foreland The tour starts with an ascent to the Oberharz peaks Schalke and Bocksberg, from where wide views over the northern Harz foreland, Oberharz and mountain slopes of the Hochharz are possible. The route continues through varied valleys in the Oberharz between Zellerfeld, Schulenberg and Altenau towards the Hochharz. Above the Sösetal valley, the route leads to the Acker mountain plateau in the Nationalpark Harz. The route follows the mountains up to the southern edge of the Harz in the town of Lonau and leads to Osterode am Harz from there with views to the Harz foreland. There the route leaves the Harz and leads north over fields through small villages and forests on the edge of the Harz. Via a steep ascent in the northern Oberharz and a fast descent, it goes back to the town Lautenthal.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge98,0 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter2458 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt155m(üNN) lowest point
  • GPS-Track Höchster Punkt828m(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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