Stelvio National Park

MOUNTAIN BIKE STELVIO

Surrounded by the Alps and their glaciers, into the wild of the Stelvio National Park, with our mountain bike we will visit characteristic alpine villages like Santa Caterina Valfurva, Bormio and Livigno. We will conquer the peak of Umbrail, Cima Bianca, Garibaldi and we will pedal up to the Stelvio Pass, one of the most famous uphill in the World for the cyclists. Also during the tour we will can see wild animals and military emplacements of the first World War. All of this spiced with exciting single track downhill.

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NATURE

Coniferous forests, edelweiss, gentians, rhododendrons, deer, chamois, ibex, marmots, eagles, amazing panoramas on the Forni glacier, Cevedale glacier, Ortles glacier and Stelvio Gacier, Adda spring

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HISTORY

Military roads, military emplacements of the first World War, Fraele towers, Bormio, Livigno, Santa Caterina Valfurva

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ADVENTURES

Single tracks downhill with roots, fixed and mobile stones

CHARACTERISTICS

DIFFICULT

EQUIPMENT

START

Santa Caterina Valfurva (SO)

DISTANCE

about 179 km

RECOMMENDED MOUNTAIN BIKE

Full suspended min. 120/120

WHEN

Every week from July to September

ELEVATION GAIN

about 6550 m

MANDATORY PROTECTOR

Helmet, gloves

BIKERS

Min 2

ELEVATION LOSS

about 7370 m

RECOMMENDED PROTECTOR

Kneepad, elbowpad

TOTAL DAYS

5 days

ELEVATION MAX

3031 m

TOTAL NIGHTS

4 nights

ELEVATION MIN

1225 m

WATER

Copious

From Santa Caterina Valfurva to Bormio

DESCRIPTION

The first day of this amazing adventure begin in Santa Caterina Valfurva where we will meet for breakfast. After the tour briefing we will start riding our mountain bike on a uphill military road, with amazing panoramas on the Forni glacier, Cevedale glacier and Gran Zebrù, up to Pizzini refuge.

From the Pizzini refuge to the Zebrù pass we will push our mountain bike, arrived at the highest spot of the stage we will start an exciting downhill up to Bormio, where we will spend the night.

DISTANCE
ELEVATION GAIN
ELEVATION LOSS
WATER

about 30 km

about 1250 m

about 1780 m

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From Bormio to Livigno

DESCRIPTION

The day will begin pedaling on the Stelvio pass road, after few kilometers we will pedal uphill on a forest road up to the Cancano lakes where we will be surrounded by Alps and their glaciers, here the panoramas are amazing. From the lakes begin the last uphill of the day, the first part is on a forest road, whereas the second part is a single track in an amazing valley.

From the highest spot of the stage we will ride our mountain bike downhill on an exciting single track up to Livigno where we will spend the night.

DISTANCE
ELEVATION GAIN
ELEVATION LOSS
WATER

about 30 km

about 1400 m

about 760 m

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From Livigno to Stelvio pass

DESCRIPTION

This is the hardest stage of the tour. At the beginning we will go back to Cancano lakes, riding on different trail compared to the day before, whereas we will have an uphill on a forest road and an exciting downhill on a single track, also we will visit the Adda spring.

From the Cancano lakes we will pedal uphill, surrounded by Forcola valley, up to the Forcola pass, where we will riding our mountain bike downhill on a exciting and super fun single track. At the end of the trail we will go uphill on a road up to the Stelvio pass where we will spend the night.

DISTANCE
ELEVATION GAIN
ELEVATION LOSS
WATER

about 38 km

about 1800 m

about 900 m

Copious

From Stelvio pass to Bormio

DESCRIPTION

In this stage we will pass the border and we will ride our mountain bike in Switzerland for a few kilometers. The day will begin pushing our mountain bike up to the Garibaldi peak where we will ride our mountain bike downhill on a single track with a lot of 180 degree turn. At the end of the trail we will push up our mountain bike up to the Umbrail peak (the highest spot of the tour) where the panoramas on the Ortles glacier, Stelvio glacier and other high mountains are amazing. From here we will ride our mountain bike on a very long single track downhill.

At the end of this trail we will have to pedal uphill for 30 minutes, than we will pedal downhill in a wonderful valley up to the Cancano lakes where we will go downhill on a rod up to Bormio where we will spend the night.

DISTANCE
ELEVATION GAIN
ELEVATION LOSS
WATER

about 52 km

about 1100 m

about 2450 m

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From Bormio to Santa Caterina Valfurva

DESCRIPTION

Here we are at the last stage of the tour, we will start riding our mountain bike early in the morning from Bormio to Bormio 2000 where we will take the gondola to Cima Bianca. Here there are amazing panoramas on the Alps and their glacier. From here we will start an amazing, super fun and very long downhill, spaced out by some latches, up to Santa Caterina Valfurva where we will have the last aperitif all together.

DISTANCE
ELEVATION GAIN
ELEVATION LOSS
WATER

about 28 km

about 1000 m

about 1480 m

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PRICE

Starting from 930€

PRICE INCLUDED

  • Guide
  • Insurance
  • N. 4 Half board at the hotel in a double room (beverages are not included – single room on request)
  • N. 5 Packed lunch
  • N. 5 Luggage carriage
  • N. 1 One way gondola
  • N. 5 Aperitif (soft drink for the underages)