Mountainbiking recommended route

Route 14 Erra (Gravel Level 3 - Red)

· 2 reviews · Mountainbiking · Coruche · Open
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    Photo: Entidade Regional de Turismo do Alentejo e Ribatejo
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    Photo: Entidade Regional de Turismo do Alentejo e Ribatejo
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Gravel route, over 38.5 km long and with 340 m of positive accumulative height. Beginning and ending at "Polo B - Ribatejo do Centro de Cyclin' Erra-Coruche", located in the village of Erra.
Open
moderate
Distance 38.4 km
3:25 h
330 m
332 m
This route is of high skill level, that runs through the area north of Erra, taking place mostly on wide dirt tracks, with some unevenness. This route allows you to explore the agricultural areas along the Sorraia River as well as the cork oak forests that characterize that region.

Author’s recommendation

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit carried out in 14/08/2020)

 

 

Waymark - Doesn't apply

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 - Doesn't apply

Complementary boards - Doesn't apply

Safety and suport structures - Doesn't apply

Local Community integration - 2 (Does not encourage interaction / contact 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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Responsible Trails Portugal
Update: July 15, 2021
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
163 m
Lowest point
22 m
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Start

Erra, Coruche (28 m)
Coordinates:
DD
39.000222, -8.450517
DMS
39°00'00.8"N 8°27'01.9"W
UTM
29S 547580 4316944
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Destination

Erra, Coruche

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
39.000222, -8.450517
DMS
39°00'00.8"N 8°27'01.9"W
UTM
29S 547580 4316944
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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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Rating

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Status
Open
Reviews
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
38.4 km
Duration
3:25 h
Ascent
330 m
Descent
332 m
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