Markbachjoch tour via Penning
Fantastic mountain bike tour with wonderful views of the surrounding
Start is in Niederau at the car park of the Markbachjoch cable car station. Follow the road towards Oberau. After the M-Preis supermarket, carry on for a further 50 metres then turn left at the bus stop.
Follow the forest road up to the Norderberg Alm Hut. Continue on towards the Markbachjoch. Pass the Markbachjoch Hut. Keep right. At the small car park start the descent, first on a gravel road then on tarmac. You reach the Fleckl Weg, follow the road to Penning. Turn left at the large Leamwirt Hotel, then turn left and continue into Pennigdörfl. Turn left at the small chapel. Pass the tiny school and then turn right at the end of this street. Pass the barrier and continue on a forest path. Turn right uphill. Here there is a short pushing section the path becomes level and then goes downhill to Grafenweg (Pesendorf). Ride through the housing estate until you reach the Hotel Klausenhof. Turn right and take the main road back to your starting point.