MONTERIGGIONI BIKING MAP

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Monteriggioni

 

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Biking 

  • LENGHT  18 KM
  • LEVELLE MEDIUM
  • REQUIREMENTS LEARNER
  • DIFFERENCE IN ALITUDE 280 M
  • GUIDE JACOPO

ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

The scenic Castle of Monteriggioni will be the starting point to discover with our mountain bikes, the sweet hills of Chianti, which are alternated by picturesque vineyards, deep durmast and holm oak woods and tipical rural villages. It will be the perfect chance to engage a deep experience with this incredible landscape, well known also for its products, especially wine and olive oil
The Tour, which is suitable for everyone, starts with a cycling path to move on to dirt roads and easy paths. There are small hills that can be challenged without any special physical condition.

For the photographic contributions Kilometro Inverso would like to thank Giovanni Cappelli and Elisabetta Giuliani.

ITINERARY DESCRIPTION

The scenic Castle of Monteriggioni will be the starting point to discover with our mountain bikes, the sweet hills of Chianti, which are alternated by picturesque vineyards, deep durmast and holm oak woods and tipical rural villages. It will be the perfect chance to engage a deep experience with this incredible landscape, well known also for its products, especially wine and olive oil
The Tour, which is suitable for everyone, starts with a cycling path to move on to dirt roads and easy paths. There are small hills that can be challenged without any special physical condition.

For the photographic contributions Kilometro Inverso would like to thank Giovanni Cappelli and Elisabetta Giuliani.

Asphalt 15%
Dirt Road 65%
Path 20%

DRESS CODE

  • HIKING BOOTS
  • BACKPACK AND BACKPACK PROTECTION COVER
  • WATERPROOF JACKETE
  • Once you book the excursion you will receive further details of the necessary equipment.

FOOD

  • LUNCH TO BE AGREED- POSSIBILITY OF FOOD DEGUSTATION
  • ADEQUATE WATER SUPPLY

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Time and meeting point to be agreed with the Guide.
The Guide takes the responsibility from now to modify the itinerary depending on the weather conditions or if the safety of the group is at stake.

Participation Fee:

Half Day
Full Day
  1 person 120€
  1 person 180€
  2 people 130€
  2 people 195€
  3 people 140€
  3 people 210€
  4 people 150€
  4 people 225€
  5 people 160€
  5 people 240€

Our Itineraries have been designed by certified Environmental Hiking Guides that will guide and assist you during the whole journey and that with pleasure will answer your questions.
The fee will include: coordination and assistance of a certified Environmental Hiking Guide within the provisions of the L.R. 42 del 23/03/2000 e succ. mod. e della L.R. 86/2016

LEVEL OF THE EXCURSIONS

AUTOEVALUATION GUIDE

LENGHT

The length of an itinerary is calculated on maps and GPS techniques. The measure is always stated in kilometres (km).

 

REQUIREMENTS

States the physical conditions required to join an itinerary and is based on an evaluation of the physical effort and endurance. States also the hiking experience needed to take on the itinerary.

  • Begginner: you want to walk and ride a bike, meet the nature and enjoy easy itineraries that combine culture and leisure. The itinerary does not require an intense physical effort.
  • Learner: you are starting to feel passionate towards hiking, by foot or by bike and you want to trial yourself outdoors and to discover unusual itineraries. The hike requires you to be in good physical shape and to endure efforts
  • Expert: you have gained security hiking and biking, you are familiar with nature and you are prepared to experiment more challenging itineraries. The itinerary requires a good physical preparation and resistance to fatigue.
  • Sherpa: you have security and hiking techniques even in challenging situations and want to experience adrenaline. The itinerary requires the ability to confront any type of route; you are used to physical effort and can manage different types of grounds and have a technical knowledge of the environment.

 

LEVEL

Shows the characteristics and the typology of the routes

TREKKING

  • Easy: itineraries on paths with regular grounds and no obstacles; normally close to towns, tourist attractions and historical routes. Length up to 10km and difference in altitude of maximum 300 meters uphill.
  • Medium: the itineraries are principally on dirt roads and easy trails with possible single-track moments, even with some obstacles that can be passed walking. Length between 20km and 40km with a difference of altitude uphill between 300m and 700m.
  • Difficult: the itineraries are mainly on steep trails, sometimes on complex grounds and difficult paths. Single track both downhill and uphill even with some obstacles on the way. Length over 40km with a difference of altitude uphill greater than 700m.

BIKING

  • Easy: the itinerary is mainly on dirt roads that are easy to ride and do not present any difficulties or are technically challenging or dangerous. The routes may be up to 20km and the maximum difference of altitude uphill is of 300m.
  • Medium: the itineraries are principally on dirt roads and easy trails with possible single-track moments, even with some obstacles that can be passed walking. Length between 20km and 40km with a difference of altitude uphill between 300m and 700m
  • Difficult: the itineraries are mainly on steep trails, sometimes on complex grounds and difficult paths. Single track both downhill and uphill even with some obstacles on the way. Length over 40km with a difference of altitude uphill greater than 700m.

 

DIFFERENCE IN ALTITUDE

The positive difference in altitude represents the total sum of the climbs along the itinerary and it is always calculated with the use of maps and GPS devices. The measure is always expressed in meters (m).

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