Mountainbiking

Route 52 Ourique (MTB XC 2 - Blue)

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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 de Cycling de Ourique", located in Ourique.
Open
moderate
Distance 29.8 km
2:35 h
188 m
165 m
255 m
152 m
Route of moderate difficulty that crosses one of the flatter areas of the municipality, with open landscapes and dominated by the sparse cork oak and holm oak. The degree of difficulty is attributed essentially to the distance covered, as the rural paths are wide and with a floor without steep slopes and with great fluidity throughout the landscape. The main point of passage is the village of Grandaços, where there are support services such as cafes, fountains and public toilets. 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.

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit carried out in 23/11/2021)

 

Waymarks: 4 - Is has all the needed marks and signs to navigate without support

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: NA - This path was designed without information boards or signs

Complementary boards: NA - This path was designed without complementary boards

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 - No risks worthy of mention were identified

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João Ruano
Update: March 23, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
255 m
Lowest point
152 m
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Rest stops

Churrasqueira Pátio de Ourique
O Lobo
Restaurant "Adega do Monte Velho"

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Coordinates:
DD
37.651195, -8.228972
DMS
37°39'04.3"N 8°13'44.3"W
UTM
29S 568014 4167395
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Coordinates

DD
37.651195, -8.228972
DMS
37°39'04.3"N 8°13'44.3"W
UTM
29S 568014 4167395
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Status
Open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
29.8 km
Duration
2:35 h
Ascent
188 m
Descent
165 m
Highest point
255 m
Lowest point
152 m

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