Mountainbike-Tour "Clara" Pizol

Medium
6.5 km
1:25 h
254 mhd
593 mhd
Garmil mit Gipfelkreuz
Aussicht auf die Churfirsten

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Blick auf den Garmil
The mountainbike tour with the breathtaking Pizol view over the St. Gallen Rhine valley and the Churfirsten.
Technique 3/6
Fitness 2/6
Highest Point  2012 m
Lowest Point  1452 m
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Start
Gaffia chairlift mountain station, Pizolbahnen
Destination
Mountain station Furt gondola lift, Pizolbahnen
Coordinates
46.989939, 9.411773

Details

Description

The tour takes us to the Garmil summit. On the Fürggli we have the opportunity to cool off at the fountain or take a break at the beautiful barbecue area. Always in front of us: A picture-book panorama with a foresight over the St. Gallen Rhine Valley and the Churfirsten.

Geheimtipp

Both at the beginning and at the end of the tour, various mountain restaurants invite you to stop for a bite to eat (Alte Alp Gaffia, Furt, Graue Hörner, Alpina).

Sicherheitshinweis

The route runs along hiking trails, please be considerate of other trail users.
High-altitude bike route:
- Observe weather conditions, only ride
in good weather - In wet conditions, the descent from Garmil to Fürggli can be slippery

Ausrüstung

Recommended equipment:

Bike:
- Roadworthy, full-suspension (e-)mountain bike

General safety equipment:
- Helmet, gloves, cycling shoes, etc.
- First aid kit
- For the descent Knee and elbow pads
- Service material for breakdowns, air pump, bicycle tools, hose repair kit

Personal equipment:
- Bike backpack
- Drinking water, provisions
- Mobile phone
- Sun and rain protection

Familiar equipment for a bike experience.

Directions

We start our tour at the mountain station Gaffia of the Pizolbahnen. After an ascent along the Garmil Trail, we reach the summit of garmil. On this section about 1/3 of the route is drivable, as the path sometimes has larger heels and steep climbs. The descent is via the Fürggli down to the ford. Once in the ford, you have the opportunity to eat in one of the mountain restaurants. Afterwards you can either take the gondola lift of the Pizolbahnen back to Wangs, or continue by bike via Maienberg and Valeis, to Vilters.

Directions

Public Transport

By train to Sargans, then by Postbus to the bus stop Wangs, Pizolbahn directly at the valley station in Wangs. From there take the gondola to Gaffia.

Anreise Information

Motorway exit Sargans, then follow the signs to the valley station of the Pizolbahnen in Wangs.

Parken

Public parking available at the Bad Ragaz valley station (free of charge in summer).

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