Freeriding & Downhill

- in Austria's Freeride Mekka

The diverse range of trails & freeride routes in the Salzburger Land really revs up mountain bikers and gravity lovers.

Immerse yourself in the world of freeride sports and spend your next bike holiday at our Hotel Thurnerhof. Experience up to 1,000 meters of pure downhill fun, spectacular jumps over natural obstacles and lots of sporting maneuvers.

The variety of Lines & Trails of more than 70 km as well as a total of 9 cable cars in Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn provide boundless riding pleasure - no matter if beginner or professional, freerider, cross country biker or downhiller. Varied routes with generous steep turns, northshore elements and breakneck drops as well as steep, technical, root-strewn single trails with stone passages & water crossings will make your pulse beat faster. Technically demanding rides challenge even experts - perfect for perfecting your own skills.

The first-class infrastructure in the Bike Circus Saalbach Hinterglemm leaves nothing to be desired - six modern state-of-the-art cable cars providing bike transport, casual pump tracks, cycle technique training areas, connection to the Bikepark Leogang, bike shops & more.

Highlights for Downhill Bikers & Freeriders

Which trails are suitable for beginners?

Monti Trail (Milka Line) on the Kohlmais

  • Distance: 3,2 km, descent: 430 hm

Ideal for freeride beginners of all ages - the easy route will delight you with a fantastic view of the Salzburg mountains, gentle gradient and easy turns. From the middle station of the Kohlmais cable car, the route leads across meadows, along small forests to the Kohlmais valley station.

Blue Line at the Reiterkogel

  • Distance: 2.7 km, descent: 430 hm

The single trail offers beginners the opportunity to gain their first freeride experience. The harmless course provides the desired flow with slightly steep turns, easy jumps, simple northshore elements & shore lines.

Which trails are suitable for experienced freeriders & downhill bikers?

Pro Line

  • Distance: 2.2 km, descent: 430 hm

The medium-difficulty course at the Reiterkogelbahn in Saalbach Hinterglemm convinces with small jumps, drops & generous curves. A demanding ride on open forest terrain, rocky ground awaits you.


  • Distance: 3,4 km, descent: 450 hm

You start at the middle station of the Zwölferkogel cable car - from here it goes down into the valley via a few local residents. The action-packed course entices with small jumps, northshore elements, waves, tables & a breathtaking view of Saalbach Hinterglemm.

Hacklberg Trail

  • Distance: 5.4 km, descent: 600 hm

The unspoilt trail from the Schattberg via the west summit to Hinterglemm promises plenty of flow and a unique view of the surrounding mountain panorama. High speeds are possible here without any problems and guarantee pure adrenalin - steep gradients, numerous jumps, waves & more offer a lot of variety.

Which trails are offered to professionals:

  • Distance: 2,5 km, descent: 600 hm

The challenging & spectacular trail is only suitable for true experts and is one of the longest freeride trails in Europe. The single trail from the summit of the Schattberg to the valley station Schattberg X-press leads you over meadows, forest soil and stony ground. Numerous jumps, riders, tricky root passages, northshore variations & more require high freeride & downhill skills.

Bergstadl Trail

  • Distance: 2,5 km, descent: 600 hm

The technically demanding high mountain trail is only suitable for real freeride experts and requires the highest concentration. Stony ground, root fields, narrow passages, flowing riders & numerous curves await you on your descent from the Schattberg X-press mountain station.

Start your freeride & downhill adventure now and book your comfortable room at our Hotel Thurnerhof.
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