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009 Up to the "Morterer Leger" and down the "Holy Hansen Trail"

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Distance 56 km
Elevation gain 1.300 m
Elevation gain 1.300 m
Duration 4:40 h

1 = very easy (max. 200 hm)
2 = easy (max. 400 hm)
3 = medium (max. 800 hm
4 = difficult (max. 1200 hm)
5 = very difficult (über 1200 hm)

Driving technique (S0 - S5)

The rating of the driving technique is based on the values ​​of singletrail-skala.de.

S0 = S0 describes a single trail that has no special difficulties. These are mostly liquid forest and meadow paths on grippy natural soils or gravel solidified. Stages, rock or root sections are not expected. The slope of the path is light to moderate, the curves are extensive.
S1 = a S1 described way you have to even minor obstacles such as shallow roots and small stones to expect. Very often the odd gulley erosion damage and cause of the increased difficulty of the ground can not be partially solidified. The gradient is a maximum of 40%. Hairpin bends are not expected.
S2 = expect the S grade S2 have to with larger roots and stones. The soil is often not solidified. Steps and shallow steps are expected. Often sharp bends occur, the slope is passages, up to 70%.
S3 = Splinted single trails with many large rocks and / or root sections belonging to the S-level S3. High levels switchbacks and brain-lateral gradients often occur, relaxed roll sections are rare. Frequently is also expected to slippery surfaces and loose rocks, slopes above 70% are not uncommon.
S4 = S 4 describes very steep and strong interlocked single trails with large boulders and / or demanding root passages therebetween often loose debris. Extreme steep ramps, narrow switchbacks and steps in which the chainring touches inevitably come in 4th grade common.

Tour months

April, May, June, July, August, September, October


Helmet, gloves, good shoes, glasses as well as bike clothing and drinking bottle!

Course: Naturno – Morter – uphill Morterer Leger – farm Haslhof – trail Holy Hansen – Covelano– Naturno

Do you want to get to know one of the most beautiful trails in Val Venosta? Then join in on this tour. From the town center of Naturno, we take Via Stazione which leads us to a bridge, the starting point of the cycle path on the Lungoadige. We turn right and continue on the cycle path towards Stava. We follow the cycle path through the villages Castelbello, Laces and finally Coldrano, where we ride in direction of "Val Martello" until we reach the village Morter. At the fire station, we turn right to get to a forest road that brings us uphill to the "Morterer Leger". The road is very steep but guarantees shadow, even on hot summer days. The first part of the road is characterized by white marble gravel, the second part by grassy ground. After 9 kilometers and 1000 meters of elevation gain, we arrive at our first destination. The breathtaking view over the surrounding mountains makes us forget the physical strains we had faced. After a short break we take a connecting route to the farm "Haslhof", where we get rewarded again. The "Holy Hansen", one of the most famous trails in Val Venosta, is right in front of us. The trail was built by bikers for bikers and is very popular (S0- S1), even though some parts in the middle sector are technically quite demanding (S2). The trail is divided into eight parts and the difficulty of each part is well signposted, so everyone can decide whether or not to ride the next section. The trail leads all the way down to Covelano, where we take the cycle path and return to Naturno.

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