Mountain Biking in the Jachenau

River Jachen This a a mountain bike tour of part of the Jachenau Valley in Southern Bavaria. Setting off from Lenggries, I headed south along the riverbank towards the small settlement of Leger. The route follows part of the River Jachen which itself has meandered along the Jachenau valley all the way down from its… Read More

Hinterriss

The first real test for the new bike, from Vorderriß to Hinterriß and beyond. This is a popular route to the village of Eng, at the top of the valley. Stunning scenery, an early start because of a storm warning later on this afternoon. It’s all a climb but not too bad, the road is… Read More

Cycling in the Hirschtal

A cycle uphill for most of the way, across the fields above Mühlbach and the farm of Tradln. The stone path crosses the lower Hirschtal valley and leads to the beginning of a walk up to Seeklarkreuz. At the base of the climb the dome of the Grasleitenkopf rises up from across the fields. The… Read More