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Airolo Bike

Description

Planned opening: beginning Summer 2018
An itinerary rich in unique and unforgettable alpine walks and vistas, ideally suited to those who prefer fun descents that are not too challenging. Bikers will be entertained by breathtaking views, pine forests, pastures and exciting crests.

An itinerary rich in unique and unforgettable alpine walks and vistas, ideally suited to those who prefer fun descents that are not too challenging. Bikers will be entertained by breathtaking views, pine forests, pastures and exciting crests.

The starting point is the railway station at Airolo, located in the centre of this historic town at the southern gateway to Switzerland. Following the cantonal road in the direction of Valle Bedretto, in a few minutes you arrive at the departure point of the Airolo-Pesciüm cable car. You climb to Sasso della Boggia, located at 2066 m a.s.l., from where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the Saint-Gotthard Massif.
The first descent of this itinerary starts with an easy-medium single trail track in a naturalistic and breathtaking context; a union between pastures and mountains, a dazzling color green ready to guide you to Cassinello and then reach, on a dirt road, the Châlet in Ravina; ideal location for a stopover with Polenta and regional products.

Afterwards, continuing towards Nante, one crosses a striking forest and some farmhouses and then, from the center of this small town one continues on a dirt road reaching, at the end, Alpe di Pesciüm. Curving through pine forests, it descends towards Fontana and finally, on a stretch of easy, level road it returns once again to the starting point of the cable car via the "Strada Bassa".
 

Tips

With this trail you will reach Sasso della Boggia from Airolo via the cablecar (2 km, height difference 890 m). It runs from the end of June, until the beginning of October. 

For mountain biking, follow the logo indicated on the red signposts:
Airolo Bike
no. 391

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