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Arlberg Trailrun

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Difficulty:schwer
Distance:23,0 km
Ascent:975 m
Descent:975 m
Duration:03:15 h
Deepest point:1417 m
Highest point:2037 m
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  • Run and perform yet still take in and enjoy the scenery. This is not a contradiction in terms at the Arlberg Trailrun.

    On beautiful hiking trails you conquer the approx. 23 kilometre route an pass the majestic summits of Karhorn, Omeshorn and Mohnenfluh.

    This running track was the original track of the “Arlberg Runs” running competition until 2018. This is no longer taking place. However, the course is still a highlight for all running enthusiasts.

    Refreshments: Bodenalp, Bürstegg, Steffisalp, restaurants in Oberlech and Lech

    Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH

    Presented by: Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH, Author: Hannes Heigenhauser
    letzte Änderung: 07.04.2020

  • Difficulty:schwer
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    Altitude: 2037 m 1417 m Best season:
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    Safety instructions:

    EMERGENCY CALL:

    140 Alpine Emergencies Austria-wide

    144 Alpine Emergencies Vorarlberg

    112 Euo emergency call (works with any mobile phone/network)

    www.vorarlberg.travel/sicherheitstipps

     

    Equipment:

    Running shoes, sportswear, drink

    More info & links:

     https://www.lechzuers.com

     

  • Directions

    From the start at sport.park.lech, the route leads via the lower Flühenweg trail on a wide forest track into Stubenbach. The path then gets narrower and continues through the forest.

    The Lech is crossed using a wooden bridge before the route continues to Bodenalpe. The route crosses the road here and then follows a steep meadow path up the slope until another forest track is reached. The route continues upwards towards Bürstegg (which is where the Fitness Run branches off on a different route) until the Steffisalp-Express is reached. The terrain is now a bit gentler until the Hochalp hut is reached.

    There is then a short climb to the top of Saloberkopf, and then it is all downhill until the Lower Auenfeldalpe. The route then features some gentle ascents and descents while heading towards Oberlech, and the final 3 km down to Lech is on tarmac.

    Start Sport Park Lech
    Coordinates:
    Geogr. 47.213851 N 10.14841 E
    Destination Sport Park Lech
  • Public transportation:

    Take the train to Langen am Arlberg or St. Anton am Arlberg station. From there, buses (no. 91 +92) leave for Lech Zürs am Arlberg at regular intervals.

    bus timetable

    Approach:

    From Germany: Take the A 96 to Bregenz, then the A14 to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, then turn left onto the B198 through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

    From Switzerland: Via the A13 and the border crossing Feldkirch, Hohenems or Lustenau onto the A14 to Bludenz. Continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 to Alpe Rauz, then turn left onto the B198 through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

    From Austria: Via the Inntal motorway A12 and then via the S16 to the St. Anton am Arlberg exit (Arlbergpass). Follow the B197 first through St. Anton, then through St. Christoph and over the Arlberg Pass to Alpe Rauz. Turn right here onto the B198 through the Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.


    Route Planner

    Park:

    You can either park your car directly with your host or in the Anger underground car park. The underground car park is located directly in the town centre opposite Raiffeisenbank Lech. Opening hours 07:00 – 20:00 o’clock.