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Lugano e-MTB Tour - Stage 3: Rivera – Capanna Monte Bar

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  • Lugano e-MTB Tour - Stage 3
    Lugano e-MTB Tour - Stage 3
    Photo: All rights reserved - Patrick Steib, Lugano Region
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To the most scenic stage! At Rivera you climb initially in the direction of Monte Ceneri along the circular cross-country route.
moderate
Distance 37.7 km
6:15 h
2,039 m
892 m
1,673 m
462 m
Then continue until you reach Monti di Medeglia on a paved road, from here you cycle along a panoramic dirt road to the summit of Cima di Medeglia. Go back towards the mountains in the direction of Isone on a road on an alternating paved and unpaved road; from Isone, take the road towards Gola di Lago over hard ground followed by single-track. From here continue up to Alpe Davrosio on hard ground and from the alp to Piandanazzo along a wide scenic dirt road that becomes single-track towards the end. From Piandanazzo continue up to the panoramic Capanna Monte Bar mountain hut on a dirt road.

Author’s recommendation

Overnight stay and refreshment at the Capanna Monte Bar or the Agriturismo Alpe Rompiago.
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Update: October 12, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
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Landscape
Highest point
1,673 m
Lowest point
462 m
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Rest stops

Monte Tamaro
Capanna Monte Bar

Start

Rivera (472 m)
Coordinates:
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2'714'477E 1'109'448N
DD
46.126805, 8.919776
DMS
46°07'36.5"N 8°55'11.2"E
UTM
32T 493802 5108139
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Destination

Capanna Monte Bar

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'714'477E 1'109'448N
DD
46.126805, 8.919776
DMS
46°07'36.5"N 8°55'11.2"E
UTM
32T 493802 5108139
w3w 
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CHARGING STATIONS: Rivera: Monte Ceneri/Alpe Foppa (Monte Tamaro)-Isone-Capanna Monte Bar link to map charging stations

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
37.7 km
Duration
6:15 h
Ascent
2,039 m
Descent
892 m
Highest point
1,673 m
Lowest point
462 m
Public-transport-friendly Scenic Refreshment stops available Insider tip Linear route

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