ATTENTION: This trail is only suitable for real professional bikers and experts. Falls from a great height into dangerous fall terrain may be possible along the entire route. As a result, there is a risk of falling and for your life along the entire trail!
The PROlitzen Trail T34 is probably the most difficult lake.bike mountain bike trail!
Safety informationSimilar to ski slopes and hiking trails, approved mountain bike trails and mountain bike single trails are also divided into different levels of difficulty. The gradient degree, possible dangers, but also the condition of the trails are decisive for the classification as very easy, easy, moderately difficult and difficult routes.
It is strongly recommended to start with the easiest level of difficulty and to inform yourself about each mountain bike trail in advance.
Riding the trail is only permitted with the necessary protective equipment (full-face helmet, goggles, gloves, protective vest, elbow pads, knee pads and suitable shoes) and a mountain bike (Enduro MTB or Dowhill MTB) appropriate for this kind of trail, including suitable attachments (downhill suspension fork and damper, suitable brakes, suitable geometry, downhill tires) !
The PROlitzen Trail is a black trail!
Black = difficult
For whom is this trail suitable and what riding technique is required? For trail experts only! Excellent mountain bike ability required: excellent balance, weight needs to be transferred to get past obstacles, steps and big drops on trail, safe cornering and braking ability, perfect switchback riding skills needed, trail ability, jumping and dropping skills and loads of trail experience!
Hazards: Drops from big heights into dangerous terrain possible with danger of falling and loss of life along the whole trail!
Trail properties: Partially very loose, very variable ground with constant roots and stones
Obstacles: very high drops and steps in quick succession. Drops cannot be rolled over and have a particularly high risk of falling!
Gradient: Extremely steep, average ≥ 20%; maximum ≥ 70%
Curves: extremely steep and tight curves and exits of curves
Trail width: extremely narrow: minimum 0.2 m.
Jumps: Cannot be ridden over or ridden around
Tips and hintsYou can find further information on www.lake.bike!
Getting thereComing from the A2/A10/A11, take the exit at Villach - Ossiacher See. Then drive towards Annenheim for 5 minutes.
ParkingParking is possible at the Gerlitzen parking lots 1-4 (1500 parking spaces).
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentRiding the trail is only permitted with the necessary protective equipment (full-face helmet, goggles, gloves, protective vest, elbow pads, knee pads and suitable shoes) and a mountain bike (Enduro MTB or Dowhill MTB) appropriate for this kind of trail, including suitable attachments (downhill suspension fork and damper, suitable brakes, suitable geometry, downhill tires)!
Also take a smarpthone with you so that you can make emergency phone calls, a first aid kit and enough drinking water. It is recommendable to ride this trail with a partner.