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The ortlesRonda

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  • Eigentlich hat ein Mountainbiker in dieser Gegend nichts verloren - oder doch?
    Eigentlich hat ein Mountainbiker in dieser Gegend nichts verloren - oder doch?
    Photo: Martin Braito
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Distance 78.6 km
14:49 h
4,703 m
5,407 m
3,251 m
1,258 m
The adventure tour around the Ortler massif
Highly alpine, wild, unique, incomparable, impossible to copy ... these are just a few characteristics to describe this tour. The tour is planned for 3½ days and is only recommended to bikers who have absolutely good physical and riding conditions.

If someone had told us 20 years ago that bikers would be circling the Ortler on this route in 2014, they would probably have declared it "crazy". But now 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 at 3000 m above sea level is simply a bit thinner … 90% of the route runs along old military paths 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, nearly 95% of the route is between 2000 and 3000 m. All the climbs are, as the name suggests, climbs! (65% of the altitude metres are pushing or carrying passages). Not everything is ridable, that should be clear to everyone who


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