Mountainbiking

Route 04 Arripiado (MTB XC Level 3 - Red)

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MTB XC Route, over 22 kilometers long and with 370 m of positive accumulated height. Beginning and ending at the "Polo B - Ribatejo no Centro Centro de Cycling do Arripiado - Chamusca", located in the village of Arripiado.
Open
moderate
Distance 22 km
2:35 h
326 m
327 m
171 m
22 m
High skill level route of the Arripiado Cycling Center - Chamusca, considered the ex-libris of all routes. It is considered one of the best routes, as it passes on somewhat technical paths and in places of enormous natural beauty, crossing the Foz valley that takes you to the Tagus River. The degree of difficulty is attributed essentially to the technical requirements of the paths that you use, since some places have some difficult technical points. The main points of interest are Stream of Foz and its Biodiversity Station, as well as the ride along the Tagus river, where a few kilometers provide a fantastic view over the river, as well as the beautiful Almourol castle on the other side of the river.

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit carried out in 15/12/2020)

 

Waymarks - 1 (Doesn’t have signs or waymarks - GPS or mobile app needed)

Conservations of the path - 4 (In a good overall status of conservation with some isolated situations.)

General Conservation - 3 (Some place present some degradation but with no negative impacts on the experience.)

Information boards and signs - Not applicable

Complementary boards - Not applicable

Safety and suport structures - 4 (Well-maintained essential structures.)

Local Community integration - 3 (Interaction / occasional contacts with the community.)

Landscape intergration - 3 (Well integrated into the landscape but without relevant points of interest.)

General Safety - 5 (The environment always as some risk.)

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Author
João Ruano
Update: July 27, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
171 m
Lowest point
22 m
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Coordinates:
DD
39.454104, -8.398360
DMS
39°27'14.8"N 8°23'54.1"W
UTM
29S 551762 4367343
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Coordinates

DD
39.454104, -8.398360
DMS
39°27'14.8"N 8°23'54.1"W
UTM
29S 551762 4367343
w3w 
///occasionally.wreckage.breed
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
22 km
Duration
2:35 h
Ascent
326 m
Descent
327 m
Highest point
171 m
Lowest point
22 m

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