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Monte dei Pini Trail - Tour

Ledro
Category
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
2:00
Duration in hours
Distance
7
Distance in km
Status
open
Suggested period
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A short tour on the hangs of the Monte dei Pini (pine mountain in Italian), behind the village of Tiarno di Sotto.

Signage: 727. Monte dei Pini Trail - Tour

The uphill leg of the tour is on an easy to ride forest road, but the slope should not be underestimated, whereas the descent takes place on a technically more demanding trail.

 

Further information and useful links

For more information on routes, bike services (rentals, workshops, shops) and cycling friendly accommodation: Garda Trentino - +39 0464 554444

 

Route info
Intermediate
Route number
727
Distance
7,0 km
Duration
2 h 00 min
Altitude difference (+)
510 m
Altitude difference (-)
510 m
Technical skills
Physical effort
Scenary
Highest point
1.240 m
Lowest point
725 m
Suggestions

At the start of the descent, just before turning into the trail, it’s worth taking a short detour along the forest road to a place called Le caldiere. After two narrow curves the view opens towards Lake Ledro.

Safety guidelines

ITRS - International Trail Rating System

The ITRS is an objective way to assess trails and routes from a biker’s perspective, evaluating four aspects:

  • Technical Difficulty: riding skill level needed
  • Endurance: combined effect of length, uphill and downhill
  • Wilderness: amount of planning required based on mobile phone reception, rescue options, water supply and wildlife
  • Exposure: consequences of a fall

Discover more about the ITRS system and check the classification of this tour in the photo gallery.

 

Safety Tips

  1. Always wear your helmet.
  2. Plan your ride.
  3. You share the trail with other users. Yield right of way to hikers.
  4. Let your speed be determined by your experience.
  5. Ride slowly on crowded trails, overtake with politeness and respect.
  6. Cycle only on authorized and open trails.
  7. Avoid muddy trails in order not to damage them further.
  8. Respect public and private property.
  9. Always be self-sufficient.
  10. Do not cycle solo in remote areas.

This information is subject to inevitable variations, so none of these indications are absolute. It is not entirely possible to avoid giving inexact or imprecise information, given how quickly environmental and weather conditions can change. For this reason, we decline any responsibility for changes which the user may encounter. In any case, it is advisable to check environment and weather conditions before setting out.

Punto di partenza
Tiarno di Sotto
Directions

Starting from the church in Tiarno di Sotto, we follow Via alla Sega until we reach a creek. Just before the creek, we turn right onto Via a la Van, marking the beginning of our ascent. After approximately 1 km, at a capital, we leave the tarmac and veer onto the forest road on the right. Continuing along the forest road, we reach the hill's summit, and shortly after starting the descent, a path comes into view on the right, which we take to descend to the valley. After a little over 1 km, the path turns into a forest road. Descending further, we arrive at a village, where we make a right onto Via Garibaldi, concluding our journey back to the starting point.

public transportation

Valle di Ledro is connected to Riva del Garda by the intercity bus line 214 (Riva-Valle di Ledro-Storo).

Up-to-date information on timetables and routes.

How to get there
Where to park

Parking in Piazza San Giovanni Bosco in Tiarno di Sotto, in front of the church.

Riding your bike requires specific clothing and equipment, even for relatively short and easy trips. It is always better to be prepared… e.g. for bad weather or a sudden drop in your energy levels. The unexpected things are part of the fun!

Remember to thoroughly evaluate the type of route you plan on doing, the locations you intend to cross and the current season. Has it been raining? Attention: The paths may be slippery and require more caution.

What do I need to bring on my bike tour?

  • An adequate water supply according to your needs (considering temperature, possibility of refuelling and duration of the route)
  • Plenty of snacks (for example, dried fruit or energy bars)
  • Waterproof / Windproof jacket
  • A spare top / spare socks (Descending in a sweaty garment, will make you cold).
  • Suncream
  • Sunglasses
  • Bike gloves/mitts
  • Map or GPS device
  • Bike lights: best placed on your helmet or handlebars. (It is always best to be prepared)
  • Bike repair kit for punctures and mechanical breakdowns
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency whistle

It is always advised to let someone know where you plan to go and how long you expect to be.

Emergency telephone number 112.

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