12.6 miles
Distance
2,603 ft
Climb
-2,593 ft
Descent
2,875 ft
High Point

Schöne Runde über den Blauen und zurück mit hohem Trail Anteil und angenehmen Steigungen

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Detailed Description
Blauen III is a 13 mile moderately popular intermediate unsanctioned route located near Ettingen. This e-bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 2,603 ft with a max elevation of 2,875 ft then descends -2,593 ft.

3 Reviews & Comments

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bouldercoral (Sep 14, 2021 at 7:12)
Trail Blauen
This is a good blue single track. It is fairly flat but it is difficult to maintain a good pedaling speed as it is covered with small rocks and roots. It is 50% covered, so sunny or rainy days should not push you away from this trail. There is only a section close to Bruneberg of about 10 meters where you would need to hike the bike. I saw two eMTBikers who failed at climbing this section. If you are a beginner mountain biker, this trail offers a lot of opportunities to balance your bike over rocks and roots without the slopes or the speed. For an intermediate rider, this trail offers a good chance to learn to maintain good pedaling speed over a rocky floor. If you are an aggressive or a heavy rider, I would recommend increasing your rear tire pressure couple of PSI to avoid flats. there is a good amount of rock sticking out that are just waiting to tear your tires going downhill. most of the year dogs are allowed to use this trail off-leash. Thus, be careful with the furry friends. There are also some short trails going downhill from the blauen trail that are on the enduro (black) category.
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bouldercoral (Sep 15, 2021 at 14:44)
Trail Blauen
This trail is doable with a hardtail or a XC bike.
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lenno65 (Jun 16, 2021 at 23:04)
Das ist ein Wanderweg...ziemlich eng für Biker + Wanderer....
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Blauen III mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,518 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,518 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,529 ft
  • Grade max
    -70.8%
  • Grade min
    78.2%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,625 ft
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Edit 2013
Edit 2013
trail: Blauen
3:38 | 348 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 6, 2013
little edit about downhill, enduro, kajak and freeskiing in switzerland (dou, vebrier, blauen) and france (lac blanc)

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