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Route 55 Ourique (MTB XC Level 3 - Red)

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    Photo: Entidade Regional de Turismo do Alentejo e Ribatejo
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MTB XC Route, over 54,9 kilometers long and with 685 m of positive accumulated height. Beginning and ending at the "Polo D - Baixo Alentejo do Centro de Cyclin' de Ourique", located in Ourique.
open
moderate
54.6 km
4:50 h
381 m
398 m
High skill level route that follows rural paths, with a landscape dominated by cork oak and holm oak, and that skirts the "Monte da Rocha Albufeira". The degree of difficulty is attributed essentially to the distance covered and the accumulated gap, as the paths are wide and, in general, with good ground. There are some more challenging slopes, but always with great flow throughout the landscape. The main crossing points are the village of "Garvão", where there are several cafés and other support services, and the wall of the "Monte da Rocha" reservoir, which is crossed by the route. This route is partially 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 15/09/2020)

 

Waymark - 1 (Doesn’t have signs or waymarks - GPS or mobile app needed.)

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 - Doesn't apply

Complementary boards - Doesn't apply

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.)

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Updated: December 10, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Highest point
245 m
Lowest point
92 m
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Start

Ourique (201 m)
Coordinates:
DD
37.651192, -8.228905
DMS
37°39'04.3"N 8°13'44.1"W
UTM
29S 568020 4167394
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Destination

Ourique

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Coordinates

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37.651192, -8.228905
DMS
37°39'04.3"N 8°13'44.1"W
UTM
29S 568020 4167394
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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
54.6 km
Duration
4:50h
Ascent
381 m
Descent
398 m
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