12 miles
Distance
1,367 ft
Climb
-6,505 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Route that begins in the Estanquinhos ( Paul da Serra trail ) with a crosscountry route of low vegetation, with a lot of flat, some ascent and slight descents until arriving at Bica da Cana, 1km after the Bica da Cana, begins the DH, first always in roads of fire, later to enter In the track Vacas, famous track of the video of the Bruni, trail fast and technical with spectacular views of the valley of Tabua. When reaching the end of the trail, go to the left of the fire road, long and fast fire road, full of stone, slippery when wet, reaches speeds.
When it reaches the end of the fire road, it enters regional road in rural area with very green of the agricultural lands, descend to the sea level on the main road.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Estanquinhos / Tabua Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -5,138 ft
  • Altitude min
    50 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,189 ft
  • Altitude end
    50 ft
  • Grade
    -8.206%
  • Grade max
    -74.896%
  • Grade min
    70.109%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,798 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Paul da Serra
      Nov 2, 2018 @ 12:21pm
      Nov 2, 2018
      unfortunately not to drive. the first third is reasonably well then the way is very bad to find and very overgrown. In the last third is construction site, there is diligently worked on a water storage, only suspected. is not fun
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