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Ortles-Ronda - Day 1

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  • Mit dem Mountainbike über das Madritschjoch
    Mit dem Mountainbike über das Madritschjoch
    Photo: Walter Moser
m 3200 3000 2800 2600 2400 2200 2000 1800 1600 12 10 8 6 4 2 km
Distance 13.3 km
3:48 h
1,240 m
883 m
3,124 m
1,903 m
Over the Madritschjoch.
The adventure tour around the Ortler massif powered by Trailsucht

If someone had told you 20 years ago that bikers would be circling the King Ortler on this route in 2014, you would probably have said it was a mistake. Now, however, the time has come: due to the melting of the glacier, which has eaten away an incredible amount of the eternal ice in recent years, it is now possible to travel this route. However, without reasonable physical and technical preparation, the adventure is doomed to failure. The air above 3000 m is simply a bit thinner … 90% of the route runs along old military trails around the Ortler massif, whereby the descents in particular are very good trails to ride. You should be able to cope with difficulty levels up to S3 and a head for heights is an advantage. The highest point of the tour is at 3300 m, at the Langenfernerjoch, almost 95% of the original route is between 2000 and 3000 m. All ascents are very good. All the climbs are, as the name suggests, climbs! (65% of the altitude metres are pushing or carrying passages). Not


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