It is also recommended to bring along a mobile phone for making emergency calls and of course for taking pictures, a first aid kit, sufficient drinking water and a second person with whom you can ride the trail together.
Start to the access road
To reach the Andy Trail - T74, it is best to start from one of the parking lots in the center of Ossiach. Starting from the parking lot in front of the municipal office, all transfer routes (feeder roads) to the trails are also signposted.
Description of the access road to the trail entrance:
Starting from the municipal office in Ossiach, first cycle to the main road (L49). At the junction with the L49, turn right and follow the R2A cycle path for about 1.5km in a westerly direction. At the entrance to Camping Kölbl you can now choose between a very steep driveway, which is more suitable for e-bikes, and a normal driveway.
Variant 1: The somewhat easier ascent via MTB Tour 12
From the entrance to Camping Kölbl, follow the R2A bike path for one kilometer. Along the cycle path you will then see an MTB sign with the indications MTB Tour 12 and 13 to the left. Here you turn left across the L49 and follow the beginning forest road upwards. Be careful when crossing the main road! When doing so, please just follow the signs for MTB Tour 12 until you reach a sign that says "Transfer - Andy Trail". Turn left here. Attention: the first part down is a bit steep. If you don't feel up to it, push the first few feet. From here it is only a few meters to the trail entrance.
Variant 2: The very steep and difficult ascent via MTB Tour 14
From the entrance to Camping Kölbl, turn left across the L49 (be careful when crossing the main road!) and follow the asphalt road up until you reach the start sign for the "Challenger Tour - 14". Here you turn right into the forest road and follow the very steep forest road and the signs of the Tour 14 until you reach a sign with the inscription "Transfer - Andy Trail". Turn right here and follow the tractor trail. Now it is only a few feet to the trail entrance.
Andy Trail - T74
Once you arrive at the trail entrance, simply follow the trail and the signs to the end of the trail.
Once there, you can pedal back to the trailhead via a short steep climb.
It is recommended to start with the easiest difficulty level (green) and to inspect each mountain bike trail well in advance.
Riding on the trail is only allowed with the necessary protective equipment (helmet, goggles, gloves, protectors and suitable shoes) and a mountain bike appropriate in this area of use!
Definition of the difficulty of the trail:
The marking color blue stands for easy!
For whom is this trail suitable and what riding technique is required?
For trail beginners and advanced! Advanced mountain bike riding technique required: good balance, weight shifting to overcome obstacles, step riding, safe cornering and braking technique,possibly jumping technique and trail experience is required.
Fall from greater heights into relatively natural terrain possible
Uneven surface, grippy ground with occasional roots or larger rocks.
Small ledges and jumps.
Shallow. Average under 12%. Steepest section around 30%.
Narrow, but easy to roll through with longer flat out curves. Some artificial steep turns on flow trails.
Narrow. At least, however, 0.6m.
Rollable, safe main line. Variants possible for experienced riders.
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