5.1 miles
Distance
692 ft
Climb
-108 ft
Descent
2,998 ft
High Point

The fairly flat track leads through the upper part of the Verzasca Valley with the starting point in Brione Verzasca and arrival at Sonogno, both typical mountain villages, with a rich history and immersed in nature.

The track, that begins in the locality «Ai Piéé», winds alongside a large stretch of the Verzasca river, famous for its emerald-coloured waters and beside the well-known path «Sentierone» or «Sentiero Verzasca», one of Switzerland's most beautiful hiking tracks. The route distinguishes itself by carving its way through a beautiful and enchanting natural scenery as well as offering refreshment points (three restaurants/agritourisms) and furthermore a wood cabin, situated in a place named «Alnasca» (between Brione Verzasca and Gerra Verzasca) which is equipped with an open fire grill and where hikers and cyclists have the possibility to take a break and enjoy a picnic.

Detailed Description
Alta Verzasca Bike is a 5 mile easy route located near Brione Verzasca. This mountain bike only route and has a easy overall physical rating. This route climbs 692 ft with a max elevation of 2,998 ft then descends -108 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Alta Verzasca Bike mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    584 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,406 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,414 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,999 ft
  • Grade
    2.2%
  • Grade max
    -9.7%
  • Grade min
    26.7%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4,839 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,969 ft
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