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Grande Traversée de l'Ardèche VTT de Les Vans à Bourg-Saint-Andéol

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difficult
Distance 86.5 km
7:30 h
1,371 m
1,472 m
463 m
50 m

Author’s recommendation

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Author
Nathalie Sisteron 
Update: July 28, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
463 m
Lowest point
50 m
Best time of year
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Les Vans (171 m)
Coordinates:
DD
44.405880, 4.131530
DMS
44°24'21.2"N 4°07'53.5"E
UTM
31T 590098 4917577
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Destination

Bourg-Saint-Andéol

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

Coordinates

DD
44.405880, 4.131530
DMS
44°24'21.2"N 4°07'53.5"E
UTM
31T 590098 4917577
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Consultez la dernière version de la carte "Grande Traversée de l'Ardèche à VTT"

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
86.5 km
Duration
7:30 h
Ascent
1,371 m
Descent
1,472 m
Highest point
463 m
Lowest point
50 m
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