Mountainbiking

Route 11 Erra (Gravel Level 1 - Green)

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Gravel Route, over 22,4 kilometers long and with 180 m of positive accumulated height. Beginning and ending at the "Polo B - Ribatejo no Centro Centro de Cycling da Erra - Coruche", located in the village of Erra.
Open
easy
Distance 22.4 km
2:00 h
150 m
158 m
Easiest route of the Cycling Center of Erra - Coruche that travels to the south and east of this village. The route is quite flat, going along the River Sorraia, crossing distinct landscapes - agricultural and grazing areas benefiting from the river banks, as well as hills with cork oaks.

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

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

 

Waymarks - 5 (It’s perfectly signed and fulfilling the national requirements.)

Conservations of the path - 5 (In a good overall status of conservation and with no increase of difficulty or risks.)

General Conservation - 4 (There aren’t any specific degraded areas identified.)

Information boards and signs - Not applicable

Complementary boards - Not applicable

Safety and suport structures - 5 (All recommended structures well maintained.)

Local Community integration - 4 (Encourages integration / contacts with the community.)

Landscape intergration - 5 (Perfectly integrated into the landscape, exploring relevant points of interest.)

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

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Author
João Ruano
Update: July 15, 2021
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Highest point
116 m
Lowest point
22 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
39.000211, -8.450506
DMS
39°00'00.8"N 8°27'01.8"W
UTM
29S 547581 4316943
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Coordinates

DD
39.000211, -8.450506
DMS
39°00'00.8"N 8°27'01.8"W
UTM
29S 547581 4316943
w3w 
///congratulate.uncorks.take
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
easy
Distance
22.4 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
150 m
Descent
158 m

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