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Enduro – The adrenalin-charged Valsorda route

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Enduro – The adrenalin-charged Valsorda route

Put your foot down and clench your fists, prepare for the Valsorda route

The Valsorda area, which is near Gualdo Tadino, is famous among Enduro enthusiasts in Italy. It is so well-suited to extreme sports that it has hosted the Italian Super Enduro championship. We can therefore offer you this route, which has a total length of 22 km and a total altitude increase of 1000 metres, starting and finishing from Gulado Tadino, the city of the Giochi delle Porte (Enactment of Medieval Games). The most challenging section of ​​the route is reached after a long but comfortable climb on asphalt that leads to the start of the famous PS (Prove Speciali – special timed trials) of the Super Enduro championship, offering a uniquely stunning view of the Umbrian valley. Tackling the so-called ‘Razzipante’ trail forks and the steep ups and downs through the chestnut groves will plunge you into an area of ​​unspoilt nature with a great variety of trails providing you with unstoppable teeth-rattling adrenalin. Come and discover this fantastic area: given the centrality of the area with respect to Umbria’s most important towns, you can combine your sporting activities with days spent sightseeing and visiting many of the cultural attraction that our region has to offer.

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Plan

  1. 1
    briefing
  2. 2
    first part of the trail
  3. 3
    break
  4. 4
    second part of the trail

Recommended clothing 

  • For this activity we recommend comfortable clothing that does not restrict your freedom of movement.
  • We recommend wearing the right footwear for the type of bike you are going to use.
  • We strongly recommend the use of a crash helmet suitable for biking.

We also recommend you bring:

  • A comfortable backpack suitable for cycling/walking
  • A warm sweater, such as a technical sports shir, for sudden drops in temperature
  • A change of clothes (especially socks) in case of sudden rain
  • Hat with a sun visor
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen.

Included

  • Expert guide
  • Mechanical assistance for repairs in case of punctures, problems with brakes or other malfunctions that can be dealt with on the spot.

Not included

Bicycles and related accessories are not included in this itinerary.

If you wish, you can choose bike hire from amongst our additional options. We will provide you with the bike that’s best suited to the type of route, taking your preferences into consideration, including helmets, pedaling accessories and spare parts for ordinary repairs. We have various types of bikes available, including e-bikes.

Time

The activity will last about 3,5 hours, including small stops. However, the duration may vary depending on the pace of the group and the need to take fewer or more breaks.

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

When

You can enjoy this experience only from 1/2 to 30/11.

Children

This activity is also open to children provided they are accompanied by their parents.

Pet policy

We are sorry but no pets will be allowed to accompany you in this activity.

Requirements

  • This is a recommended activity for those in good physical shape and with a good level of training.
  • You can participate in this sport even if you have never tried Enduro on a MTB, but we suggest you consult with us to check whether this could be a suitable experience for you.

Additional information

This activity lasts half a day, so lunch is not provided. In your itinerary you can still select the lunch option, above your timeline. We will be able to recommend one of the best places to eat when you return.

Important

  • This activity can only be undertaken in favourable weather conditions, which will be evaluated by our partner and confirmed 48 hours in advance. In case of poor weather conditions we will immediately contact you and propose an alternative activity or a refund of the price paid.
  • This activity is subject to our operators’ availability. We have a large selection of collaborators capable of leading this activity, but if on the day you selected we do not have operators availabile, we will immediately, or in any case within 48 hours of booking, suggest an alternative activity you might wish to do or the choice of receiving a full refund of the price paid.
  • The times shown in the program are indicative and may vary according to your requests or those of the other participants in the group. These are always and in any case previously agreed with our staff or with the guide.
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Cancellation policy

If you cancel the reservation for this activity up to 24 hours before the event we will refund you 100% of the price.

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