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Cycling | Mountain Bike

Kriegerhorn Tour

Blick auf Gaisbühelmähder
Ortsteil Zug


Distance:16,4 km
Ascent:834 m
Descent:834 m
Duration:03:15 h
Deepest point:1434 m
Highest point:2149 m



  • A crisp tour that even takes bikers in good shape to the summit of the Kriegerhorn.

    A more demanding mountain bike tour that takes you from Oberlech via the viewpoint “Tannegg” uphill to the Grubenalpe. Continually uphill you will reach the Kriegeralpe. Now you can enjoy culinary delights until you reach the reservoir and the dam. Strongly conditioned, take the Güterweg uphill to the left until you reach the top station Kriegerhornbahn and the top cross of the Kriegerhorn.

    Special features: Up until the Tannegg, the tour can also be done on a racing bike or road bike. Sights: The Chluppa (stone wall) – each inhabitant of Lech Zürs am Arlberg was “immortalised” in 2010 with a stone onto which their name and year of birth are engraved. Refreshment stops: Kriegeralpe, restaurants in Lech am Arlberg, Oberlech and Zug.

    Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH

    Presented by: Lech Zürs Tourismus GmbH, Author: Lech Zuers Tourismus GmbH
    letzte Änderung: 22.06.2020

  • Difficulty:schwer




    Altitude: 2149 m 1434 m Best season:
    Safety instructions:


    140 Alpine Emergencies Austria-wide 

    144 Alpine Notfälle Vorarlberg

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

    For more information please visit


    Helmet, weatherproof cycling clothes, first aid kit, pharmacy, water bottle, rucksack with rain gear, map, compass, eventually GPS device, food supply, hiking map

    optional extra equipment: elbows / knee pads / back protectors

    Tools (mini pump, repair kit, spare hose)

    More info & links:


  • Directions

    From the hike starting point in front of the post office, follow the main road downstream towards Warth. Shortly before leaving Lech am Arlberg, turn onto the paved back road that goes uphill towards Oberlech.

    Continue past the Berg area going straight ahead, ascend through the forest and then across a mountain pasture until you reach the first houses of Oberlech. After the “Schlössle” bus stop, take the paved bach road right and continue cycling uphill until you reach the view point “Tannegg” incl. barbecue site.

    From here, follow the gravel alpine path to the left going uphill past the Grubenalpe. From here, the trail ascends steadily to the Kriegeralpe. After some refreshments here, it is only a short walk uphill to the Speichersee Lake and the stone wall.

    Very fit cyclists can take a little detour turning left onto the supply road and up to the top station of the Kriegerhorn cable car and the Kriegerhorn summit cross (2,173 m). Or else you can cycle past the Speichersee Lake on the right-hand side and follow the supply road downhill, across mountain pastures and then along the Zuger Tobel valley until you reach the paved toll road. Exit to the left here and go into Zug town centre and make your way back to the starting point.

    Start Hike starting point post office
    Geogr. 47.210982 N 10.14278 E
    Destination Hike starting point post office
  • Public transportation:

    By train to Langen am Arlberg station or St. Anton am Arlberg. From there, buses (No. 91 +92) run regularly to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.


    From Germany: Take the A96 motorway to Bregenz from there on the A14 motorway to Bludenz, continue on the S16 to the Lech Zürs am Arlberg exit. Follow the B197 up to Alpe Rauz, turn left here onto the B198 through Flexengalerie and over the Flexenpass to Lech Zürs am Arlberg.

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

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

    Route Planner


    You can either park your vehicle directly at your host or park it in the underground garage in Anger. The underground car park is located directly in the centre of town opposite Raiffeisenbank Lech.