3.6 miles
Distance
941 ft
Climb
-732 ft
Descent
1,331 ft
High Point

Access by car:
Exit the motorway at the tollbooth of La Spezia, continue in the direction of Portovenere and about 3 km before the village, turn left towards Le Grazie.

La Cinghialona

Description:
To reach the summit of Monte Castellana, start point of the route, you can get going from the coast, alternating sections on asphalt with dirt roads, mostly easy except for the last 50 m, enjoying stunning views of amazing places like Monte Muzzerone, Portovenere headland, the church of San Pietro or the Palmaria and Tino islands and the tiny Tinetto island; along the last section you can admire the panorama of the Gulf of Poets.
As soon as you reach Le Grazie, the route instantly offers you a breathtaking view. Ride along the wide track for about 200 m; at the end of which you will enter a forest. After 150 m the track takes you back to a dirt road that reaches a left turn. From there, technique and adrenaline will come into play and will accompany you to Case Bondoni, and then to the end point of the route at Le Grazie.


Start Point: Monte Castellana
End Point: Le Grazie
Classification: EN
Difficulty: moderate/difficult
Distance: 1.9 km
Elevation gain/loss : 1/198 m
Rideability +/- : 100%
Time: 6 minutes
Water points: 1
Shuttle service: not available
Best Period: all year

Detailed Description
cinghialona is a 4 mile less popular expert route located near Lerici. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 1 trails. This route climbs 941 ft with a max elevation of 1,331 ft then descends -732 ft.
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La Cinghialona4,075 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for cinghialona mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    420 ft
  • Altitude start
    420 ft
  • Altitude end
    630 ft
  • Grade
    1.1%
  • Grade max
    -83.7%
  • Grade min
    51.2%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5,203 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,050 ft
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La Cinghialona
Oct 16, 2020 @ 9:48am
Oct 16, 2020
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. Alberi caduti ad inizio trail e nella parte a metà dove c'è il rock passage. Necessaria manutenzione
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