10.8 miles
3,982 ft
-3,982 ft
4,575 ft
High Point

Giro della Valle dei Forti
Loop of Forts' Valley

Feasible from March to December, the route retraces old military tracks and trails used for transhumance, offering uphill and downhill sections of single-track immersed in woods of pines and hornbeams. With start and end points in Colle di Nava, two main climbs on opposite slopes and the descents along ancient mountain huts, the route offers a journey of discovery to the nineteenth-century forts nestled in the stunning panorama of the Alps and of the sea.
Access Info

Access by car:
Exit the motorway at the tollbooth of Imperia, then continue on the National road SS1, turn onto the National road SS28 in the direction of Pornassio.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
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  • Direction
    One Direction
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More Stats for Giro dei forti/ Loop of Forts' Valley mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,943 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,068 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,067 ft
  • Grade
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5.4 miles
  • Distance down
    4.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,137 ft
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