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  • Mountain Biking, Technical and physical difficulties information

Technical and physical difficulties

Requirements

Easy

  • No specific MTB requirements

Medium

  • Basic knowledge of MTB

Hard

  • Experienced MTB enthusiast with good riding skills
  • Knowledge of the dangers on the mountain (falling rocks, risk of slipping and falling, sudden change of weather)

Quality of paths

Easy

  • In general paths and roads well stabilized (if possible without coatings)

Medium

  • In general paths and roads without traffic and if possible without pavement
  • Short demanding sections but only in exceptional situations (p.ex. pushing footings)

Hard

  • In general paths and roads without traffic, if possible uncoated and technically demanding
  • Obstacles, possible footings by pushing or carrying

Dangerous places

Easy

  • Almost without dangerous places

Medium

  • Some dangerous places

Hard

  • Several dangerous places

Equipment

Easy

  • Tourism bike

Medium

  • MTB needed

Hard

  • MTB needed (recommended suspension)

Physical ability

(assessment on the basis of daily stages)

Easy

  • Lenght up to 40km
  • Height metres up to 800 h/m
  • Biking time up to 4 hours

Medium

  • Lenght up to 50km
  • Height metres up to 1200 h/m
  • Biking time up to 5 hours

Hard

  • Lenght more than 50km
  • Height metres more than 1200 h/m
  • Biking time more than 5 hours