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Montesole-Trail

"One of the most beautiful trails in the Alps" – this is how Bike Magazine described the Montesole trail in Val Venosta.

This trail is passable nearly all year round and takes you through the austere cultural landscape of Val Venosta’s Sun Mountain. You will not only enjoy the flowing passages, but also the fantastic panoramic views of Monte Tramontana and of the surrounding mountain peaks and glaciers.
Start at the mountain station in San Martino in Monte and follow the asphalt road downhill. Turn right after 1.2 km and take hiking path no. 9 for the first broader warm-up trail passage. The main part of the trail with flowing forest floors and more difficult stone passages (partially S2) starts after a short asphalt road crossing at Birchaböden. Look forward to pure trail fun after a short crosswise drive on the Ratschillweg road to the newly built trail section with fantastic steep turns. The successive flatter, flowing “Share the Trail” section starts after a few meters in altitude and takes you along Piani di Annenerg. Continue until the suspension bridge, pass by the cairns and take the partially steep path no. 5 to Tiss. Variant: You can also take path no. 5A to Tiss just before the suspension bridge. Return on the asphalt road towards Laces or Coldrano. Please note: “Share the Trail” sections for some parts, especially on paths no. 5 and 7. Please show consideration for hikers as they have right of way!
 

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Duration :45 h
Altitude uphill 0 hm
Altitude downhill 1.237 hm
Length 7.2 km
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Venosta Valley MTB map set
The three-part Venosta Valley MTB map set includes more than 100 tours, including ground conditions from Resia/Reschen to Tel/Töll, and from Ofenpass mountain pass into the Tiroler Oberland area in Austria and the Stelvio region.
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Bikeshuttle
From the beginning of April to the end of October, the bike shuttle service in Laces/Latsch and Val Martello provide a transport service to selected destinations all over Venosta Valley.
Ride Fair is a collaboration of shuttle companies. The cooperation was compiled and developed by the responsible parties for bikes in the Venosta Valley to provide maximum protection for nature and maintain the trails in a sustainable way. The four shuttle companies participating at the project are: Bike South Tyrol, Freeride Vinschgau, Mobil Car and Vinschgau Shuttle.