16 miles
Distance
4,362 ft
Climb
-4,361 ft
Descent
3,621 ft
High Point

Ce parcours permet de découvrir la vallée d'Ossau en passant par le port de Béon, survolé par les vautours, le port de Castet et ses troupeaux et finir par la descente sympa du Rey. Paysages magnifiques.

Départ Aste - Béon (On peut se garer sur le parking de la falaise aux vautours).

Hormis la montée du port de Béon qui pique un peu, le parcours reste relativement roulant. Attention à la descente du Rey, le sentier est un poil technique et emprunté par des marcheurs.

Léger portage sur quelques portions.

Crédits: velodossau

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag philtyrid3r (Aug 30, 2018 at 11:34)
 Updated this route to Trailforks as of 2018-8-29 just to have it on my phone when riding it the next day.

I don't recommend this track as long as it is not seriously maintained.

The state it was today when I rode it, it was not possible to complete the loop due to heavy, spiky vegetation having taken the place of the track just a few kilometers up from Port de Castet (around half way).

That's too bad, I wish they maintain it soon so you guys can enjoy it!

Another note: Most of this loop (the part I could do) was on 4WD tracks. I personally don't mind when climbing but it's a bit of a waste of incline to ride a wide and flat track down after that Frown
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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Port de Béon Port de Castet Le Rey mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,365 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,468 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,469 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -106.267%
  • Grade min
    66.8%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,538 ft
Avg: 1 (1 votes)
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