43.4 miles
Distance
5,211 ft
Climb
-5,219 ft
Descent
2,806 ft
High Point

Massive loop with the best the Valle has to offer

Detailed Description
BIG Loop Las Guias La Silla SantabClara is a 43 mile moderately popular expert route located near Rio Hato. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a extreme overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 5,211 ft with a max elevation of 2,806 ft then descends -5,219 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for BIG Loop Las Guias La Silla SantabClara mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    9 hr 41 min
  • Altitude min
    96 ft
  • Altitude start
    280 ft
  • Altitude end
    272 ft
  • Grade max
    -76.1%
  • Grade min
    60.2%
  • Distance climb
    22 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Bike north on Loch Podrido.
  2. Continue for 5 kilometers.
  3. Bike north on Loch Podrido.
  4. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  5. Bike north on Las Guías.
  6. Continue for 9 kilometers.
  7. Bike northwest on Las Guías.
  8. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  9. Bike north on Las Guías.
  10. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  11. Bike southeast on Las Guías.
  12. Continue for 70 meters.
  13. Bike northeast on El Valle road.
  14. Continue for 200 meters.
  15. Bike northeast on El Valle road.
  16. Continue for 200 meters.
  17. Bike southeast.
  18. Continue for 100 meters.
  19. Bike southwest.
  20. Continue for 100 meters.
  21. Bike north.
  22. Continue for 30 meters.
  23. Turn right.
  24. Continue for 100 meters.
  25. Bike southeast.
  26. Continue for 600 meters.
  27. Bike east on La Silla.
  28. Continue for 400 meters.
  29. Bike southeast on La Silla.
  30. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  31. Bike southwest on La Silla.
  32. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  33. Bike south on La Silla.
  34. Continue for 40 meters.
  35. Turn right onto Chichibalí.
  36. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  37. Bike northwest on Chichibalí.
  38. Continue for 800 meters.
  39. Bike southwest on Chichibalí.
  40. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  41. Bike northwest on Chichibalí.
  42. Continue for 50 meters.
  43. Bear right onto Chichibalí - Las Guías Connector.
  44. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  45. Bike northwest on Chichibalí - Las Guías Connector.
  46. Continue for 200 meters.
  47. Bike south on Las Guías.
  48. Continue for 700 meters.
  49. Bike south on Las Guías.
  50. Continue for 40 meters.
  51. Bear right onto El Macanito - Matapalo.
  52. Continue for 100 meters.
  53. Bike southwest on El Macanito - Matapalo.
  54. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  55. Turn left to stay on El Macanito - Matapalo.
  56. Continue for 700 meters.
  57. Bike southwest on El Macanito - Matapalo.
  58. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  59. Turn left onto Atajo Técnico con piscina natural.
  60. Continue for 900 meters.
  61. Turn left onto El Macanito - Matapalo.
  62. Continue for 400 meters.
  63. Bike southwest on El Macanito - Matapalo.
  64. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  65. Bike south on El Macanito - Matapalo.
  66. Continue for 200 meters.
  67. Turn left onto Rotten Mangoes.
  68. Continue for 900 meters.
  69. Turn right onto Cerro Gordo Connection.
  70. Continue for 500 meters.
  71. Bike south on Cerro Gordo Connection.
  72. Continue for 900 meters.
  73. Bear left onto Alternate Cemetery Loop.
  74. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  75. Turn left onto Kaskade Flow.
  76. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  77. Turn left onto Camino a los Trapiches y La Cascada.
  78. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  79. Bike south on Camino a los Trapiches y La Cascada.
  80. Continue for 7 kilometers.
  81. Bike south.
  82. Continue for 500 meters.
  83. Bike south on Camino a los Trapiches y La Cascada.
  84. Continue for 50 meters.
  85. Make a sharp left onto Mercado del Marisco Loop.
  86. Continue for 600 meters.
  87. Bike east on Mercado del Marisco Loop.
  88. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  89. Bike east on Mercado del Marisco Loop.
  90. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  91. Bear left onto San Bosco Loop.
  92. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  93. Bike southeast on San Bosco Loop.
  94. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  95. Bike east on San Bosco Loop.
  96. Continue for 800 meters.
  97. Bike east on San Bosco Loop.
  98. Continue for 30 meters.
  99. Turn left onto Loch Podrido.
  100. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  101. Bike northeast on Loch Podrido.
  102. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  103. Bike northeast on Loch Podrido.
  104. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  105. Bike northwest on Loch Podrido.
  106. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
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