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Schnepfau | Around the Gopf

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Schnepfau | Around the Gopf

Mountainbiking · Bregenzerwald
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  • Schnepfau
    / Schnepfau
    Photo: Christoph Lingg, Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH
  • Mountainbiker in den Bergen
    / Mountainbiker in den Bergen
    Photo: Stephan Schatz, Bike Schule Bregenzerwald
  • Schnepfegg
    / Schnepfegg
    Photo: Elisabeth Schneider, Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH
  • Wendelinkapelle Schnepfegg
    / Wendelinkapelle Schnepfegg
    Photo: Elisabeth Schneider, Bregenzerwald Tourismus GmbH
Map / Schnepfau | Around the Gopf
450 600 750 900 1050 m km 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 Schnepfau Schnepfegg Bizau-Oberdorf Langenalpe Hilkat Bezau

A wonderful circular tour through the villages of Schnepfau, Bezau, Mellau and Hirschau. A tour for beginners, with an elevation gain of 465 metres.

easy
24.6 km
3:00 h
465 m
465 m

The tour starts with a climb to the Schnepfegg: from there, on the other side of the mountain, you cycle back downwards towards Bizau. Take the agricultural path above Bizau to reach Bezau.

Author’s recommendation

Einkehrmöglichkeiten: Schnepfegg (Berghaus Kanisfluh), Bezau, Mellau
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Author
Elisabeth Schneider
Updated: 12 05, 2017

Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Altitude
880 m
632 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

EMERGENCY CALL:
140 Alpine emergency Austria
144 Alpine emergency Vorarlberg
112 Euro-emergency call
www.vorarlberg.travel/sicherheitstipps

Equipment

Helm, Brille, Schutzausrüstung, witterungsangepasste Kleidung, Rucksack mit Erste-Hilfe-Set, Pumpe, Reserveschlauch

Start

Schnepfau town hall (745 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
47.351975, 9.945319
UTM
32T 571394 5244712

Destination

Schnepfau town hall

Turn-by-turn directions

From Schnepfau (734 m), cycle up the road to the Schnepfegg (880 m): from there, cycle back downhill towards Bizau. Once you have arried in Bizau-Oberdorf (695 m), turn off on to the road which heads towards Schönenbach. Follow this road until you reach the turn-off at the Langenalpe (820 m). From there, an agricultural path gently takes you upwards to Hilkat (860 m), a part of the village located above Bizau with a stunning view. Through the Rimsgrund, the path follows the Rimsbach as far as Bezau (650 m).  Now take the road through the village as far as Ellenbogen. There, you cross the Bregenzerach and join the Bregenzerwald cycle path. Follow it via Mellau back to Schnepfau.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Tip: mountain bike map
Detailed descriptions of 23 recommended tours for beginners, the advanced and professionals are enclosed in the mountain bike map of Bregenzerwald (available from Bregenzerwald Tourismus, in the tourist information offices and in some sports shops.)

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
24.6 km
Duration
3:00 h
Ascent
465 m
Descent
465 m
Loop Scenic With refreshment stops

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