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

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

The Rolling Fields of Spring

Escaping the spring buzz of surrounding lawnmowers, I headed out for the rolling spring hills above the town of Bad Tölz. Trying out the new mountain bike for the first time, I cycled along the swollen riverbanks from Lenggries downstream towards Bad Tölz at the head of the Isarwinkel. At Arzbach a village half way… Read More

Driftwood

An early spring bike ride up the river Isar towards the Sylvensteinspeicher, this is a cycle  route on the west side of the river through the woods and along the banks of the river, which eventually  ends within sight of the dams wall.  At certain points as the main flow of the river meanders downstream,… Read More