6.9 miles
Distance
2,076 ft
Climb
-2,077 ft
Descent
1,556 ft
High Point

Access by car:
Exit the motorway at the tollbooth of Genova Pegli, then continue towards Viale Modugno.

Mulino di Pegli
Pegli mill

Description:
This route, a loop ride that rewards you with amazing views of the city and of the sea, takes you into the most rugged wilderness. Its first part, uphill, follows the same route as the Enduro trail, a gravel road (signposted E1) as far as Pian delle Monache. Past the junction on your right, continue straight, keeping the building on your left hand side; from here you will come across several physically demanding ramps, with steep gradients and rough surface. As soon as you reach Fossa del Lupo, continue onto the wide track that keeps its elevation, until a short steep section that will need some portage. Once at the top of the plateau, the track clearly splits off to the right and the challenging steep descent begins.
Steep gradients, loose surface and tight corners will make it good fun for the most experienced riders. The trail reaches the ruins of an old mill that gives the route its name; keep straight to the junction and take the track slightly uphill to your left. This track leads to a fast and flowing trail immersed into the wilderness and it will take you to Val Varenna, from where on asphalt, you will soon be back to the starting point.


Start Point: Vetta car park, Pegli (Ge)
End Point: Vetta car park, Pegli (Ge)
Classification: EN
Difficulty: difficult
Distance: 11.05 km
Elevation loss/gain : 575/569 m
Rideability +/- : 85%
Time: 1h 30m
Water points: 1
Shuttle service: not available
Local Knowledge:
Best Period: all year

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Mulino mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    32 ft
  • Altitude start
    374 ft
  • Altitude end
    373 ft
  • Grade
    -0.003%
  • Grade max
    -53.577%
  • Grade min
    53.32%
  • Distance climb
    3.5 miles
  • Distance down
    3.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,319 ft
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