Safety for mountain bikers is of paramount importance here in the Harz. You can help by having the right clothing and well-maintained equipment. Always keep your bike under control - there could be an unexpected hazard around the next corner! Just in case something does happen, the forestry offices in the Harz have set up a comprehensive network of numbered emergency location points so that the rescue services can find you quickly and easily.
Mountain bikers are often not alone in the hills – hikers, joggers, Nordic walkers, inline skaters and other outdoor sports enthusiasts also love the varied landscape of the Harz. It goes without saying that a friendly and fair interaction with one another is needed when a path is crowded, a bridge is too narrow or a trail is too steep. Everyone wants to have their fun.