65 Gottardo Bike
65 Gottardo Bike
65 Gottardo Bike
65 Gottardo Bike
65 Gottardo Bike
65 Gottardo Bike

Mountainbiking

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Gottardo Bike

Stage 2, Airolo–Olivone

Route report
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Gottardo Bike

Impressive pass from Valle Leventina into Val Blenio. The lovely Piora plain with its mountain lakes nestles in a rugged landscape. The descent from the Passo del Sole to Olivone is marked by challenging trails, larch woods, lush green plains and dense pine forests.
Impressive pass from Valle Leventina into Val Blenio. The lovely Piora plain with its mountain lakes nestles in a rugged landscape. The descent from the Passo del Sole to Olivone is marked by challenging trails, larch woods, lush green plains and dense pine forests.
39 km
Asphalted: 15 km
Natural surface: 24 km
of which Singletrail: 10 km
1500 m | 1800 m
difficult | difficult

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Airolo
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Season

Season
Beware: snowfields possible until June on high-level sections.

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Push-only passage
Pushing sections: Airolo–Olivone approx. 10 min.
Saving metres in altitude Ritom
There is a funicular railway between Piotta Centrale (funicolare) and Piora that saves about 800 metres in altitude. The transport of bicycles is possible from 1:15 pm to 3:15 pm.

Arrival | return travel

Arrival / return travel Olivone, Posta
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Services

Accommodation

B&B Motta
B&B Motta
Airolo
Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
B&B Gottardo
B&B Gottardo
Airolo
Capanna Garzonera
Capanna Garzonera
Quinto
Motel Gottardo Sud
Motel Gottardo Sud
Piotta
Capanna Föisc
Capanna Föisc
Quinto
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Piora (Ritom)
Capanna Cadlimo CAS
Capanna Cadlimo CAS
Airolo
Capanna Cadagno
Capanna Cadagno
Quinto
Azienda Marachiei
Azienda Marachiei
Osco
Capanna Gana Rossa
Capanna Gana Rossa
Faido
Capanna Dötra
Capanna Dötra
Olivone
Campra Alpine Lodge & Spa
Campra Alpine Lodge & Spa
Olivone
Relais del Sosto
Relais del Sosto
Olivone
Casa Lucomagno
Casa Lucomagno
Olivone
Pensione Centrale
Pensione Centrale
Olivone
Capanna Gorda
Capanna Gorda
Aquila
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Bookable offers

65 Gottardo Bike
65 Gottardo Bike
Top of Ticino Nord / South
Top of Ticino Nord / South
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Places

Airolo
Airolo
Acquacalda
Acquacalda
Olivone
Olivone
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Places of interest

Cheese factory Gottardo
Cheese factory Gottardo
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Ritom funicular
Ritom funicular
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Natural trail Lago Ritom
The Lukmanier Pass
The Lukmanier Pass
On engineered road over the Lukmanier
On engineered road over the Lukmanier
Lavòrceno–Stübiè di quà
Lavòrceno–Stübiè di quà
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Signalization

Signalization
For mountain biking, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your tour for safety's sake.
Signalization