STONEMAN TAURISTA TOUR IN AUSTRIA
THE mountainbike adventure in Salzburgerland, Radstadt
123 kilometres | 4500 vertical metres | 360° alpine panorama
What is the Stoneman Taurista? A fantastic mountainbike trail in the Austrian Alps and a challenging route for experienced mountain bikers that leads you through the Salzburgerland.
The route is designed as a circuit with 3 evenly spaced stages. You set your own goal for the day and can ride the route as you wish, to fit in with your skill and fitness level. A Gold Tour in just 1 day, a Silver Tour in 2 days or as a Bronze Tour in 3 days. The Stoneman trail in summer 2020 will be open from June 10 to September 27 and at the Hotel Stegerbräu we offer packages suitable to your planned tour.
The Gold Tour – the circuit in only 1 day: 136 KM 4.500 HM
In order to complete the challenging trail in just one day, you have to start very early, preferably right after sunrise. In the 136 km you can overcome 4.500 vertical meters with the following checkpoints:
* Sattelbauer * Hochgründeck * Rossbrand * Mandlberg * Forstau * Oberhütte * Johanneswasserfall
….only for absolutely trained mountain bikers!
Possible stages for the Silver-Tour:
1. stage: start from Hotel Stegerbräu, Radstadt – via Altenmarkt up to the Sattelbauer – Flachau – Wagrain – Hochgründeck – Aigenberg – Eben – Reitlehenalm – Rossbrand – Mandlberg – Radstadt
2. stage: Radstadt – Mandling – Forstau – Oberhütte – Tauernpass Obertauern – Johanneswasserfall – and then back via Untertauern to Radstadt
Possible stages for the Bronze Tour:
1. stage: from Radstadt Hotel Stegerbräu – Altenmarkt – Sattelbauer – Flachau – Wagrain – Hochgründeck – Aigenberg – Eben – Radstadt
2. stage: Radstadt – Rossbrand – Mandlberg – Radstadt
3. stage: Radstadt – Mandling – Forstau – Oberhütte – Tauernpass Obertauern – Johanneswasserfall – Untertauern – Radstadt
The Stoneman Trail in Summer 2020
There is a little change for summer season 2020: the new track deviates from its origin. The altitude difference remains the same, but you will experience an entirely new section. Because of construction works between Flachau and Wagrain, the checkpoints to Grießenkar and Edelweiß-Alm and the Bikepark Wagrain will not be part of the track. The new goal is the peak of the scenic Hochgründeck at 1.800 metres, to reach via the Ginausattel, north of Wagrain. You also pass the Aigenberg and coming down in Eben, the track leads back to the original route.
In Radstadt the 1.768-metre-high Rossbrand Plateau tempts riders with its stunning 360° panoramic view over 150 striking alpine peaks. To the south, the Stoneman Taurista passes through the idyllic summer pastures of the Oberhütte farm. The route leads through the winter sports mecca of Obertauern via the 2.110 metre igh King’s pass, then back to the valley towns of the Salzburger Sportworld.
Stoneman Starter Pack & Trophy
The starter pack is the entry point to your Stoneman experience and there are 3 versions of it, that builld uopn one another:
- Basic pack: € 29.–
- Trophy stone: € 39.–
- Trophy complete: € 59.–
If you wish to be featured in the official finisher list online, you will at least need the Stoneman Basic pack. The bag contains everything you need for the ride as the starter card & ribbon, the course overview map and some give aways. With the starter package “Trophy Stone” you will additionally receive the “medal-stone”, depending on your choosen challenge -in gold, silver or bronze. The starter package “Trophy Complete” contains further the striking wooden pedestal wiht the iron, laser-cut Stoneman figurine
It is the best to register for the starter pack right after your hotel booking. Good to know: After registering, you will receive a link with direct access to your registration and so you can at any time, make yourself changes of your registration, change the day for your planned start or change the ordered starter pack and even cancel it.
Some days before your planned start you will receive the GPS-Track via mail. An early registration enusres that your starter package is ready for you upon arrival at the hotel.
For pleasure cyclistes -mountain bikers & E-bikers
Radstadt and the surrounding villages of Salzburger Sportworld, also offer an extensive cycle path network with mountain bike trails for the more casual cyclist and it is even more relaxing with electric assistance. At the Hotel Stegerbräu, we offer free participation in our 2 guided mountain bike tours, offered 2 x week with our partner from TauernbikeTours. Find out more her under Cycling & Mountain biking in Radstadt.