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Tour to the Annahütte - Nr. 25

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A taxing ride up to the "Annahütte" (currently not active).  
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Distance 29.7 km
5:00 h
1,129 m
1,129 m
1,593 m
562 m
From Faak you ride on a paved road towards "Outschena" and then take a well-marked path in the forest towards "Annahütte"/Jepzasattel.  
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Region Villach
Update: November 02, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
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Highest point
1,593 m
Lowest point
562 m
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Track types

Asphalt 12.94%Dirt road 39.38%Road 25.39%Unknown 22.27%
Asphalt
3.8 km
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11.7 km
Road
7.5 km
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6.6 km
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Safety information

Out of respect for hikers the mountain bike route has been separated from the hiking paths.  However, bikers on the forest roads are not all on the go, so watch out for them on the way down!

Tips and hints

 Region Villach Tourism

 +43 4242 42000

 www.visitvillach.at/en

 

Start

Tourismusinformation Faak (562 m)
Coordinates:
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46.566205, 13.907812
DMS
46°33'58.3"N 13°54'28.1"E
UTM
33T 416296 5157539
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Destination

Tourismusinformation Faak

Turn-by-turn directions

This physically demanding bike route goes from Faak to Ratnitz and from there climbs up on “Altfinkensteinstrasse” towards “Outschena.”  The forest path takes you constantly upwards on a serpent-like path, always inching closer to the nearby stream.  Finally you cross the stream and bike along it as it bends.  In the upper section you hop onto a new forest path.  Eventually you reach “Annahütte” which is the highest point of the tour.  Take the same route back down to Faak.  If you are feeling ambitious you can head straight into the “3-Country Mountain Bike Tour” and ride to Kransjka Gora (Slovenia).  From there the route either goes over the “Wurzenpass” or through Tarvis (Italy) back to the Faaker See.  This route is still not marked by signs. 

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Faak is easily reachable with the busses and trains of the ÖBB.

Click here for timetable information.

Click here for the Carinthia train station shuttle.

Getting there

From Villach take the B83 or B85 to "Faak am See."

Parking

There are plenty of parking spots across from the tourist information center where you start the ride.  

Coordinates

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46.566205, 13.907812
DMS
46°33'58.3"N 13°54'28.1"E
UTM
33T 416296 5157539
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Helmet, water bottle and a light mountain bike.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
29.7 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,129 m
Descent
1,129 m
Highest point
1,593 m
Lowest point
562 m
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