Mountain biking in the Bregenzerwald

Walking on two wheels

Explore the mountains of Damüls by mountain bike or electro-bike.
The beautiful area around Damüls is also perfect for those looking for more challenging mountain biking.

The mountains and forests are criss-crossed with well-linked tracks and forestry access roads.

Bike routes on the interactive map Bike hire mani-sport  Bregenzerwald Card

Mountain biker

Tour 1: Uga valley mountain bike route

Starting right outside Hotel ADLER, in Kirchdorf, follow the main road until you reach the bottom station of the Uga-Express four-man chairlift. From here turn right along the road which winds up past Hotel Alpenblume towards Riedboden. Take the first turn to the left, opposite a farm situated on the right hand side. Continue along this road towards the Sunnegg car park. The return journey follows the Krumbach stream. When you get to the Uga car park, rejoin the main road to Kirchdorf, to find yourself back at your starting point. 

Length: 2.4 km
Difference in altitude: 127 m
Duration: 30 min
Difficulty: easy

Tour 2: Hahnenkopf mountain bike route

Start off in Kirchdorf, right outside Hotel ADLER in Damüls. Follow the main road towards the bottom station of the Uga-Express four-man chairlift. Pass this by on your left, and continue towards Faschina, passing through the tunnel, until you arrive at the top of the Faschina Joch pass. Here you can have a break to get your breath back. Heading down from the Faschina Joch the route takes you past the Ischgavelsaalpe towards the Hahnenkopf. When you reach the Hahnenkopf, continue past the Franz Josef hut and over the Staffelalpe back to the Faschina Joch. Ride back down to Damüls to Kirchdorf and Hotel ADLER.

Length: 4.8 km
Difference in altitude: 322 m
Duration: 1 h 30 min
Difficulty: medium

Tour 3: Argenalpe mountain bike route

Start off in Kirchdorf, right outside Hotel ADLER in Damüls. Follow the main road towards the bottom station of the Uga-Express four-man chairlift. Continue along the road to Walisgaden. At Walisgaden the asphalt road becomes a cart track. Follow this until you reach the Uga Alpe. At the Vorderer Uga Alpe the track heads steeply downhill to the Lauben stream, climbing again towards the Hinterer and finally the Mittlerer Argen Alpe. To the right of the Mittlerer Argen Alpe you begin the descent to the country road no.193, which will bring you back to Damüls and Hotel ADLER.

Length: 28.0 km
Difference in altitude: 1,264 m
Duration: 2 h
Difficulty: medium

Tour 4: Zaferhorn mountain bike route

Start off in Kirchdorf, right outside Hotel ADLER in Damüls. Follow the main road towards the bottom station of the Uga-Express four-man chairlift. Pass this by on your left, and continue towards Faschina, passing through the tunnel, until you arrive at the top of the Faschina Joch pass. Here you can have a break to get your breath back. Descending from the Faschina Joch the road heads towards Fontanella and the Stutztobel. From here you begin the climb via the mountain settlement of Zafernmaisäß, and the Furka at an altitude of 1,900 m. Continue to the Zafernalpe and cross to the Hinterer Kriegbödenalpe. Turn left at the Vorderer Kriegbödenalpe towards Bödmenalpe. Follow the cart track through the middle of the Tiefenwald to return to the Faschina Joch. Head back down to Damüls and across to Kirchdorf and Hotel ADLER.

Length: 20.7 km
Difference in altitude: 700 m
Duration: 2 h 30 min
Difficulty: medium

Tour 5: Oberdamüls mountain bike route

Start off in Kirchdorf, right outside Hotel ADLER in Damüls. Follow the main road towards the bottom station of the Uga-Express four-man chairlift. From here follow the Krumbach stream to reach the road to the Sunnegg car park. Next to the Sunnegg double chairlift take the turning leading to the Wäldle Alpe and Herte. From here continue along a lovely track to reach the Alpe Oberdamüls and subsequently on the road to the Gasthaus Jägerstüble. At this point you begin your descent along the road leading back to Kirchdorf.

Length: 11 km
Difference in altitude: 357 m
Duration: 1 h 30 min
Difficulty: medium

Tour 6: Türtschalpe mountain bike route

Start off from outside Hotel ADLER and follow the main road towards Oberdamüls. Approx. 100 metres after Gasthaus Glöckle take a cart track for approx. 2 km. towards the Unterdamülser Alpe. This is the last refreshment opportunity for a while. Continue along a series of walking tracks towards Hintere Türtschalpe. After carrying your bike for a short stretch you will reach the Türtschalpe, where you can have a refreshment break. Descend towards the Stellen Alpe, Türtsch and Fontanella. In Fontanella you can either cycle back along the road to Damüls, or take the no. 77 bus back directly to Kirchdorf and the Hotel Adler.

Length: 36.2 km
Difference in altitude: 1,489 m
Duration: 4 h
Difficulty: difficult