Routes from Ellrich

The routes include tricky trails and long climbs on forestry tracks. They pass through woodland with a widely varying character, right up to the former border with East Germany.

The GPS data for all the routes starting from this location can be found here [5 KB] [ZIP: E1, E2, I1]. In the description of each of the individual mountain bike routes you will also find a link to the GPS data for that route.

E 1 Through the Three-Stat...

37 km / 816 hm

Tour of medium difficulty with a high percentage of single trails. In the middle there is a long climb on a gravel road to the point where the borders of three German states meet, at the "Jägerfleck".

E 2 Rugged Heights Tour

38 km / 1050 hm

Tour with lots of diversity and many single trails. Between Hohegeiß and Jägerfleck along the former Iron Curtain. The climbs are mainly on forestry roads.

I 1 Sophie's big South Har...

59 km / 1438 hm

Difficult full-day tour with steep climbs and occasional tricky descents. The first kilometres go in the direction of Lower Saxony with connections to the South and Upper Harz network of routes.