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GRAVEL BIKE CAMP

Perfect, endless gravel among Austria’s tallest peaks

19-21 June 2020

25-27 September 2020

Contact us for custom dates

Gravel biking tours with guides from Bike Austria are the ultimate experience for those passionate about riding big terrain.

When you picture the Austrian Alps, you probably think of towering granite peaks, gentle meadows, mountain huts, and jagged glaciers. You may not think of the silky smooth gravel roads that connect all of these stunning landmarks, but that’s just fine. With gravel biking in our hearts, the guides at Bike Austria have done all the thinking for you. Prepare to enjoy gravel– Austrian style. We’ll enjoy challenging rides through the finest Austrian terrain.

With an itinerary tailored to suit your group’s goals and riding style, we’ll tackle passes featured in Trans Alp routes, experiencing the beauty of the Alps firsthand. In between, we’ll stop for refreshments at local farms and scenic huts.

That’s the Bike Austria gravel experience—a civilized adventure amidst terrain guaranteed to challenge, inspire, and leave you begging for more. The hills are truly alive.

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OVERVIEW

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 3 days of riding incredible gravel riding in the Alps with a local guide
  • 2 nights at Alphotel Mittersill
  • Bike maintenance workshop
  • Adjusting of sitting position and cockpit
  • Core training each morning
  • Bike Austria t-shirt

PRICES

5 person minimum

  • 257€ per person / double room
  • +30€ per Person for single room
  • 149€ per Person – Camp only

WEEKEND GRAVEL PROGRAM DETAILS

Friday:

  • 14:00 – Roll out for a warm-up on some lower elevation rolling Gravel winding through quaint mountain villages
  • 19.00 -Dinner together

Saturday:

  • 8:00 to 8:30 – Voluntary morning exercise
  • 9:00 – Roll out for a big 6 hour loop through the Kitzbüheler Alps
  • Two passes require shouldering the bike a short distance
  • 19.00 – Dinner together

    Sunday:

    • 8:00 to 8:30: Voluntary morning exercise
    • 9:30 – enjoy some of the playful gravel closer in to Mittersill, 4-5 hours
    • Individual departure

    REQUIREMENTS

    ABILITY

    Experience riding gravel and dirt is important.  However, if you are primarily used to the road, come a day early for a prep course with us to make sure you have the time of your life.  We will not be riding anything technical, but solid braking technique is critical with CX tires moving fast down gravel.

    FITNESS

    This camp is for those that enjoy going long and hard.  If you can climb 1000 meters on a gravel bike, you are going to have a blast.

    EQUIPMENT

    CX/Gravel bikes are best suited for this camp.  Although slower on the flatter sections, light hardtail mountain bikes can also work well.  Additionally, plenty of energy nutrition, helmet, gloves, and rainwear, … Just ask if you’re not sure!

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