3 miles
Distance
52 ft
Climb
-1,924 ft
Descent
00:22:55
Avg time

Ponta do Pargo Details

  • Riding Area
    Madeira
    Madeira
  • AKA
    Pombos
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All year
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #5652 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Pista com bonitas vistas sobre a Ponta do Pargo, o acesso começa num estradão, para o inico do trilho subimos um monte numa distancia de cerca de 200 metros , a partir deste monte, é 100% descendente o trilho, inicio com pedreira técnica que costuma estar cavada e com pedra solta. depois apanhamos um piso mais soft até o final da pista, a meio encontra uma pedreira e alguns saltos nível intermedio, já no final tem 3 saltos extremo, tem sempre alternativa ao lado dos saltos.

Access Info

Na estrada que liga a Fonte do Bispo ao Porto Moniz, uns 2km abaixo da Fonte do Bispo, tem um largo de terra á esquerda antes duma curva á direita, nesse largo tem uma entrada para um estradão, desça o estradão sempre em frente, na primeira curva em U que encontra, tem uma subida á direita mesmo a meio, apatir daqui é so seguir o trilho até ao fim que é na Ribeira da Vaca.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Ponta do Pargo bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,872 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,773 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,669 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,645 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,773 ft
  • Grade
    -13.579%
  • Grade max
    -38.748%
  • Grade min
    11.486%
  • Distance climb
    728 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    127 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:25
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 7 rides
      • 19 miles avg distance
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      • 21 rides
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      Photos

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      22 |
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 11:04am
      Aug 4, 2018
      Ponta do Pargo, Ponta do Pargo
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      Nov 9, 2017 @ 12:40pm
      Nov 9, 2017
      | 1 comments Ponta do Pargo, Funchal
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      Mar 27, 2017 @ 10:12am
      Mar 27, 2017
      Ponta do Pargo, Madeira
      112 |
      Apr 22, 2016 @ 1:46pm
      Apr 22, 2016
      Ponta do Pargo, Madeira

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