858.8 miles
73,278 ft
-76,983 ft
3,831 ft
High Point

Important: Once you’ve decided to participate in this challenge, you are on your own and must take full responsibility for yourself!

A self-supported mountain bike route from Mt. Hermon in the north of Israel to to the Red Sea at southern part of the the country. The route will take you through the historical places and landscapes that make the holy land so beautiful and special. It will be a long ride from Mt. Hermon, the highest mountain in Israel to Eilat riding through the Golan Heights, Sea of Galilee, Galilee mountains, the evergreen Mt. Carmel, Coastal Plain leading to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the Negev and Arava deserts, and finally the Eilat mountains, ending at the shores of the Red Sea.g riders that will make this event special in the future along with the magical route.

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!


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  • Race Course
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
More Stats for The Holyland MTB Challenge mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3,706 ft
  • Altitude min
    1 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,722 ft
  • Altitude end
    17 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    349.8 miles
  • Distance down
    366.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    142.7 miles
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