MTB XC Route, over 47,6 kilometers long and with 610 m of positive accumulated height. Beginning and ending at the "Polo D - Baixo Alentejo do Centro de Cyclin' de Almodôvar", located in the village of Almodôvar.
Distance 47.4 km
High skill level route, that covers the rural paths in the surroundings of the village of Almodôvar. The degree of difficulty is attributed essentially to the distance covered and the accumulated unevenness, since the paths are generally wide and with good ground, except for a short path with a slightly more technical profile that accompanies the course of the River Mira. There are some more challenging slopes, mainly in the mountainous area, but almost always with great flow throughout the landscape. The landscape is dominated by cork oak and holm oak forests with several crossings of the Mira river bed, which may be conditioned during periods of higher flow. The main crossing point is the village of "Santa Clara-a-Nova", where there are support services such as cafes and public toilets, in addition to the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum “Manuel Vicente Guerreiro”. This route is partially coincident 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 14/08/2020)
Waymark - Doesn't apply (use the app or a gps)
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 - 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 - 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 09, 2020