Cristallo - Val Padeon - Ospitale For Mountain Biking

The 14th most popular mountain bike trail in Italy.

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Starting from Rio Gere, the 13km Cristallo - Val Padeon - Ospitale route is a challenging mountain bike trek. Off SS48 from Cortina to Passo Tre Croci, take the chairlift from Rio Gere up Monte Cristallo. Head towards Rifugio Son Forca. Continue downhill on n.203 starting in the middle of Val Padeon. Follow the route to Ospitale. This is a very technical descent.

From Ospitale, return to Cortina via path n.208 or on the main road SS51.

How to reach the starting point:

- By “Bike Shuttle”. Book in advance at the “2UE2UE” Bike Center.

- By Faloria cable car, then descend to Rio Gere along the gravel track 212

Trail book:

Distance | Altitude | Place | Direction

0 KM. 1698 MT. RIO GERE Chairlift to Cristallo (open from mid-June to mid-September).

0 KM. 2215 MT. RIF. SON FORCA Path no. 203

2.5 KM. 1700 MT. VAL PADEON Continue along path no. 203, to the end of the valley.

6 KM. 1490 MT. OSPITALE Path no. 208 (ex-railway track) to Cortina.

14 KM. 1240 MT. CORTINA

Overall, Cristallo - Val Padeon - Ospitale is the 14th most popular mountain bike trail of all 45 mountain biking rides in Italy. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Cristallo - Val Padeon - Ospitale including Cortina d Ampezzo, Val di Fanes, Drei Zinnen, Cortina Bike Park, Misurina - Monte Piana and 5 Torri TourCampo - Croda da Lago - Ambrizola.

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Cristallo - Val Padeon - Ospitale Mountain Biking Map



Local Contact(s):  Cortina Tourism (0039) 0436-3231 or 0436-2711; MTB-Tours +39-340-3593733.

Recommended Map:  "Italy Road Atlas" from Michelin

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Hardcore

Base Camp:  Villa Nevada 0436-4778; San Marco (0039) 0436-866941; Hotel Menaroi (0039) 0436-2400

Luxury Loding:  Miramonti Majestic 0436-4201; Hotel Ancora 0436-3261; Rosa Alpina, San Cassiano 0471-849500

Breakfast Restaurant:  Croda Cafe

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  46.546, 12.142

Date Published:  5/21/2016

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  15951

Cristallo - Val Padeon - Ospitale Mountain Biking Map


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