About us

A hearty welcome to theÖtztal Bike School. Our Bike School is located in Sölden, in the beautiful Ötztal. 

We offer a special programme for families, enduro and downhill bikers and e-bike fans from the beginning of June to the end of September.

We also have something special for racing cyclists.

We are looking forward to your visit!


What does the Ötztal Bike School offer?

Highly trained guides lead you competently and safely through the Ötztal mountains.

  •  More fun 
  •  Tours for all bikers (from downhillers to MTB marathon riders) 
  •  You don’t waste time on routes and paths that don’t suit you 
  •  More fun in the group 
  •  Tips and tricks from your experienced guides 
  •  More adventures 
  •  Get to know the unique nature of the Ötztal Alps 
  •  The route is optimally adapted to your wishes and your ability 
  •  Your guide can optimise the route to suit your physical condition 
  •  Tour reports, altitude profile and certificate at the end of the course 
  •  Shuttle and photo service
  • Video analysis
  • own practice course

Sölden Bike Republic

Sölden is dominated by a dense network of natural trails, newly shaped flow trails and a challenging jump line. You can relax and enjoy the day in the Bike Republic Sölden thanks to the perfect ascent aids.

You will also find two pump tracks in Sölden: The Pumptrack Sunny at the Hotel Sunny and the Pumptrack Rolling (the largest in Tyrol) at the Bäckelar Wirt, complete with bike wash in the centre of the village.

Ötztal Trail

The Ötztal Trail is one of the absolute highlights for all mountain bikers in the Ötztal. You can experience the natural beauty of the entire Ötztal from the mild valleys of the upper Ötztal up to the glacier regions of the Ötztal Alps at close quarters.

Tour facts:

  • Total length: 79.80 km
  • of which asphalt: 96.2 km
  • gravel path: 59.6 km
  • Path: 0.0 km
  • Difference in altitude: 2,630 Hm
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Difficulty: easy/medium/difficult
  • Suitable for families: some sections
  • Possible stop: several places to stop for refreshments along the Ötztal valley

Ötztal Bike Marathon

The starting signal for the first Ötztal Cycling Marathon was given in 1982. Tens of thousands of racing cyclists have been trying to get one of the 4,000 starting places since then; these places have been allocated by lottery since 2008.

The Ötztal Cycling Marathon route has an official length of 227 km covering more than 5,500 metres in altitude.

Route sections

  • Oetz - Kühtai: max. 18% gradient; 1,200 metres difference in altitude; 18.5 KM distance
  • Innsbruck - Brenner: max. 12 % gradient; 777 metres difference in altitude; 39 KM distance
  • Sterzing - Jaufenpass: max. 12 % gradient; 1,130 metres difference in altitude; 15.5 KM distance
  • St. Leonhard - Timmelsjoch: max. 14 % gradient; 1,759 metres difference in altitude; 28.7 KM distance