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      São Miguel Island, nicknamed "The Green Island" (Ilha Verde), is the largest and most populous island in the Portuguese archipelago of the Azores. The island covers 760 km2 (290 sq mi) and has around 140,000 inhabitants, with 45,000 people residing in Ponta Delgada, the archipelago's largest city.
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
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      • 2

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      56
      Trails Mountain Bike
      56
      Trails E-Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      37
      Trails Trail Running
      37
      Total Distance
      59 miles
      Total Descent
      34,935 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,066 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,090 ft
      Reports
      239
      Photos
      497
      Ridden Counter
      1,073

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video & Race Report: Round 3 of the São Miguel DH Cup 2021
      Aug 31, 2021 from pinkbike.com
      A devastating rainstorm make conditions treacherous.

      Popular Ilha de São Miguel Mountain Biking Trails

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      Pico Longo
      Faial da Terra
      Rasta Trail
      Povoação Village
      Bandeirinha - Caldeira Velha
      Ribeira Grande
      16Segundos
      Furnas Volcano Valley
      Pedra Torta
      Faial da Terra
      Bispos
      Povoação Village
      Pico Grande
      Faial da Terra
      Pico dos Bodes
      Ponta Delgada
      Portal do Vento
      Sete Cidades
      Simply The Best
      Furnas Volcano Valley
      cancela do cinzeiro
      Ponta Delgada
      Via Lenta
      Lagoa do Fogo
      Pico de Água Retorta-Florestais
      Faial da Terra
      Lomba da Fazenda
      Povoação Village
      Paraíso dos Furos
      Faial da Terra

      Ilha de São Miguel Mountain Bike Routes

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      Azores Enduro Fest 2018 day 1
      Faial da Terra
      24 miles
      Azores Enduro Fest 18 Day 2
      Faial da Terra
      19 miles
      Monte Escuro Burra
      Ilha de São Miguel
      38 miles
      Subida e Descida - Lagoa do Fogo
      Ponta Delgada
      16 miles
      Burra
      Ilha de São Miguel
      38 miles
      Azores Enduro Fest 22 D1 race
      Povoação Village
      19 miles
      Azores Enduro Fest 22 D1 race
      Povoação Village
      19 miles
      Azores Enduro Fest 22 D2 race
      Povoação Village
      14 miles
      Faial da Terra Endfest day2 race
      Faial da Terra
      15 miles
      Faial da Terra Endfest day1 race
      Faial da Terra
      24 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 17 rides

      Photos of Ilha de São Miguel Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Dec 23, 2023 @ 9:41am
      Dec 23, 2023
      17 |
      Aug 18, 2023 @ 7:12am
      Aug 18, 2023
      trail: Batallha XC
      24 |
      Mar 2, 2022 @ 3:57am
      Mar 2, 2022
      104 |
      Nov 17, 2021 @ 11:21am
      Nov 17, 2021
      trail: Batalha DH
      44 |
      Sep 3, 2020 @ 9:32am
      Sep 3, 2020
      trail: Batalha DH
      31 |
      Sep 3, 2020 @ 9:31am
      Sep 3, 2020
      56 |
      Jun 22, 2020 @ 3:12pm
      Jun 22, 2020
      59 |
      Jun 22, 2020 @ 3:12pm
      Jun 22, 2020

      Videos of Ilha de São Miguel Mountain Bike

      BEST OF RIDE ENDURO 'FURNAS - RIBEIRA QUENTE'...
      55 | Oct 23, 2022
      BEST OF RIDE ENDURO 'FURNAS - RIBEIRA QUENTE'...
      87 | Oct 16, 2022
      BIG FAIL - RUI SOUSA 'LAGOA DO FOGO' 12.07.2022
      219 | Jul 12, 2022
      REPORTAGEM RTP 'TELEDESPORTO' - END#1 NSR...
      32 | May 11, 2022
      REPORTAGEM RTP 'AÇORES HOJE' - END#1 NSR...
      62 | May 11, 2022
      BEST OF RIDE ENDURO 'FURNAS' 24.04.2022
      trail: 16Segundos
      41 | Apr 29, 2022
      TEASER - END#1 NSR - TAÇA ENDURO MONBIKE 2022
      72 | Apr 19, 2022
      REPORTAGEM MUNICIPIO DA POVOAÇÃO - DHI#2...
      23 | Apr 13, 2022

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Portal do Vento
      Sete Cidades
      May 1, 2024 @ 5:45am
      May 1, 2024
      VariableHike Nice trail but there were 4-5 trees down...Jknezic
      Bandeirinha - Caldeira Velha
      Ribeira Grande
      Dec 10, 2023 @ 12:02pm
      Dec 10, 2023
      VariableMajor Water drainage issue, large mud holesjuliosousa
      Batalha DH
      Ponta Delgada
      Oct 19, 2023 @ 4:04am
      Oct 19, 2023
      Wet The trail has been clean.All the plants...quietlife
      Túnel
      Sete Cidades
      Sep 21, 2023 @ 1:04pm
      Sep 21, 2023
      IdealJust go! No worries!quietlife
      Pico de Água Retorta-Florestais
      Faial da Terra
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 2:17am
      Jun 11, 2023
      DryLots of trees down. Further along...Hi0u3105
      Pereira
      Faial da Terra
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 2:16am
      Jun 11, 2023
      Dryimpossible to ride. Very overgrown. Was...Hi0u3105
      Pico Grande
      Faial da Terra
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 2:14am
      Jun 11, 2023
      DryTrail is blocked with a tree down caused...Hi0u3105
      Atalhada
      Faial da Terra
      Jun 11, 2023 @ 2:12am
      Jun 11, 2023
      DryTree down/landslideHi0u3105
      500 trail
      Ponta Delgada
      Jun 2, 2023 @ 3:48pm
      Jun 2, 2023
      DryHike OlafWdnLrZ
      Bispos
      Povoação Village
      Apr 10, 2023 @ 7:01am
      Apr 10, 2023
      WetWhen the trail is dry I think it can be a...quietlife

      Activity Feed

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      Jknezicaddreportactivity #51981747
      May 2, 2024 @ 7:07am
      May 2, 2024
      MellyBikeswishlisttrailactivity #51765478
      Apr 27, 2024 @ 2:38pm
      Apr 27, 2024
      MellyBikeswishlisttrailactivity #51653080 and 2 more
      Apr 24, 2024 @ 9:49pm
      Apr 24, 2024
      MellyBikeswishlisttrailactivity #51653029 and 1 more
      Apr 24, 2024 @ 9:47pm
      Apr 24, 2024
      jamiewallace81addvideoactivity #51501477
      Apr 21, 2024 @ 3:00pm
      Apr 21, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      juliosousareportBandeirinha - Caldeira VelhaMajor Water drainage issue, large mud holes
      Dec 10, 2023 @ 12:03pm
      Dec 10, 2023
      rodrigosampaiotrailBandeirinha - Caldeira VelhaNeeds maintenance.
      Aug 29, 2023 @ 2:30pm
      Aug 29, 2023
      rodrigosampaiotrailVia LentaTrail in good conditions. One landslide along...
      Aug 29, 2023 @ 2:29pm
      Aug 29, 2023
      jrebelotrailBandeirinha - Caldeira Velhaneeds maintenance, as the ground has given in...
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 12:57pm
      Jul 27, 2022
      roger-samukatrailRasta Trail-Após as ultimas chuvas tem uma pequena...
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 2:04pm
      Apr 15, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike5659 miles34,934 ft38 miles3,064 ft
      497239152,876
      E-Bike1715 miles9,708 ft11 miles2,844 ft
      194148
      Hike3748 miles26,129 ft29 miles3,064 ft
      1401694
      Trail Running3748 miles26,129 ft29 miles3,064 ft
      1401300
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