From Rio Gere, the 6km Rio Gere - Mietres - Chiavemountain bike route follows the main road SS48 towards Cortina. After 1km, turn right on a small tarmac road heading uphill to Malga Lareto. Continue to the fields of Mietres.
From here, descend on the ski slope (path n.204) to Rifugio Col Tondo. The road from here descends to Chiamulera, near Chiave. You can return to Cortina along the cycle lane n.208.
How to reach the starting point:
- By bike from Cortina along the highway SS 48 to the Malga Lareto fork.
- By Faloria cable car, then descend to Rio Gere along the gravel track 212
- By “bike shuttle”. This can be booked at the 2UE2UE Bike Center
Distance | Altitude | Place | Direction
0 KM. 1698 MT. RIO GERE SS48 to Cortina, after 1 Km turn off right onto the small road
2 KM. 1710 MT. MIETRES Follow path no. 204 to Col Tondo. Continue to Chiave
6 KM. 1352 MT. CHIAVE Take the cycle path (ex-railway track) to Cortina
Overall, Rio Gere - Mietres - Chiave is the 20th most popular mountain bike trail of all 45 mountain biking rides in Italy.