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Oberharz Mountainbike Route

Mountainbike route starting in Schulenberg with many ponds of the 'Oberharzer Wasserregal' and lookout tower The tour begins with a proper ascent to Schulenberg's local mountain, the Schalke. A lookout tower with a 360° panorama and a small hut await you here. Then it goes into the first long descent with several ponds of the world cultural heritage 'Oberharzer Wasserregal' in the Spiegeltal-valley near Wildemann. The route follows the small valley up to the 'Zellerfelder Höhe'. The second small descent continues through dark green coniferous forests into the 'Zellerfelder Tal' along an old mine. After a last long ascent through the Innerstetal-valley, it goes over mountain meadows and forests along many ponds and lakes. The third and last descent leads down to the water reservoir Okertalsperre, from where it is not far back to Schulenberg.

Altitude chart of this mountainbike-route:

Details from the GPS-track:

  • GPS-Track Länge46,0 kilometers
  • GPS-Track Höhenmeter927 vertical metres
  • Tiefster Punkt415m(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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