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Tour de Tirol
October 8, 2021 @ 12:00 am
Tour de Tirol – 08th – 10th October 2021The Tour de Tirol is a three-day running event in Tyrol. It all starts with the Söller Zehner. Continue with the highlight of the Tour de Tirol, the Kaisermarathon. The runners lay thereby 42 km predominantly by the ski world Wilder Kaiser back. The destination is the Hohe Salve at 1827 m above sea level. The conclusion is the Pölven Trail, again 1,250 hm to about 26 km.
Kaisermarathon Söll – 42km
The course heads west until it reaches the Hotel Alpenschlössl returning through the village centre of Söll (km 7,7), continuing on cycle tracks via Scheffau to Ellmau until reaching the Rübezahlalm, continuing on the trails passing the Jägerhütte and the Panorama restaurant Bergkaiser. On hiking trails to the Tanzbodenalm, from here on a less steep and descending route via Jochstubensee passing the Filzalmsee and on to the Hexenwasser (km 34). From the Hexenwasser continuing over narrow and steep hiking trails to the top of the Hohe Salve. In the case of extremely bad weather conditions, the organiser reserves the right to change the route from the Hexenwasser. The course is sign posted all year round. Slight changes may be made due to road or trail maintenance.
Pölven Trail – 23km
START/FINISH is between the Hotel Postwirt and the Hotel Feldwebel in Söll facing the Pölven, after 500 metres you turn right at the Hotel Greil, passing the Landhaus Strasser. Again turn right to the “Sunnseitweg” (gravel road), continue to follow the blue signs for the rest of the race which lead you eventually to the finish area.
Please note a 2 kilometre section of the course, in Bad Häring, is only open for the Pölven Trail on race day. It is a restricted area, normally only open for quarry staff.
The course leads you to the highest point of the Pölven trail: Juffinger Jöchl (1.181m), it heads steeply downhill, in the direction of the Gasthof Badhaus, along the “Sunnseitweg”, passing the Hotel Alpenschlössl, on to the Landhaus Strasser, from there heading down towards the Hotel Greil and it is only 500 metres until the finish line!