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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
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.)

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
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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
22 km
Duration
2:35 h
Ascent
326 m
Descent
327 m

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