/ Dolomites - Mountain Biking
A few of us are off to the Dolomites in the summer. Some of the party are hoping to bike rather than climb - I've seen bits of info on mountain biking in the Dolomites but am struggling to find many details.
Has anyone got any recommendations for good trails - either fun singletrack or long, wild expeditions?
This link maybe of use Neil ; http://www.bikemap.net/regional/Italy/Veneto/Padua#lat=45.39551&lng=11.86347&zoom=8&type...
have a good search on the maps , click the arrows in top right hand corner (of map) for bigger view . Have fun .
As you can see from that website Neil there's frankly too much info. If I went again I would seriously consider getting a guide for a couple of days.
Didn't really find much on the web and having walked most of the Dolomites, have not really seen much out there that's suited.
The problem with the Dolomites is that a lot of it is wide dirt tracks at low level. Once at higher levels, yes there are some of the beautiful alpine tracks to use (am not sure on the legality of this !) but the vertical drops round there are second to none!
I think the only advice would be to go and explore. Yes half the time you may feel like you are time wasting, but for the few trails that you will discover it may just be worth it.
The mountain biking in the Dolomites looks pretty amazing to me!
More info on self-guided trips here;
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