Mountainbiking

Route 13 Erra (Gravel Nível 3 - Red)

Mountainbiking · Portugal · Open
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Gravel Route, over 64,5 kilometers long and with 466 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
moderate
Distance 64.3 km
5:30 h
263 m
276 m
125 m
14 m
Route of high skill level that runs through the areas south of Erra, taking place mostly on wide dirt roads with few unevenness. This route allows you to explore the agricultural areas along the Sorraia River as well as the cork oak forests that characterize this region.

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit carried out in -28/08/2020)

 

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

Information boards and signs - 3 (Reasonably maintained and with interest.)

Complementary boards - Not applicable

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

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
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
125 m
Lowest point
14 m
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Start

Coordinates:
DD
39.000216, -8.450512
DMS
39°00'00.8"N 8°27'01.8"W
UTM
29S 547581 4316944
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Coordinates

DD
39.000216, -8.450512
DMS
39°00'00.8"N 8°27'01.8"W
UTM
29S 547581 4316944
w3w 
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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
64.3 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
263 m
Descent
276 m
Highest point
125 m
Lowest point
14 m

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