MTB XC Route, over 29,9 kilometers long and with 290 m of positive accumulated height. Beginning and ending at the "Polo D - Baixo Alentejo no Centro de Cycling de Ourique", located in Ourique.
The most accessible route of the Cycling Center of Ourique, which goes through rural paths in the surroundings of the village of Ourique. The paths are wide, with a good dirt track and without pronounced unevenness. The main crossing point is Aldeia de Palheiros where there are support services such as cafes and public toilets. The landscape is dominated by cork oak and holm oak forests, where the traditional farming of Black Pig still is in pratice. This route coincides with other routes of this Cycling Center, with different distances and degrees of difficulty, allowing you to choose a different route during the activity.
Responsible Trails ® ensures that an annual technical audit is carried out in which the main points of the code of ethics are evaluated. Here you find the result of the last audit.
Before starting your adventure, be sure to check the “Current Information” tab.
Responsible Trails Criteria:
(last audit carried out in 09/12/2020)
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 - 5 (Surrounding environment perfectly preserved.)
Information boards and signs - Not applicable
Complementary boards - Not applicable
Safety and suport structures - 5 (All recommended structures well maintained.)
Local Community integration - 3 (Interaction / occasional contacts with the community.)
Landscape intergration - 4 (Well integrated into the landscape and with points of interest.)
General Safety - 5 (The environment always as some risk.)