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Gottardo Bike

Stage 2, Airolo–Olivone
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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.

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Impressive pass from Valle Leventina into Val Blenio. The lovely Piora plain with its mountain lakes nestles in a rugged landscape, the descent to Olivone is marked by larch woods, lush green plains and dense pine forests.
Facts
Length:
44 km
of which unsurfaced: 25 km
of which Singletrail: 3 km
Requirements:
difficult
Conditions:
difficult (opposite direction: difficult)
Height difference:
Airolo–Olivone: 1200 m
Olivone–Airolo: 1500 m

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Arrival / return travel Airolo
 
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Season
 
Beware: snowfields possible until June on high-level sections.
Push-only passage
 
Pushing sections: Airolo–Olivone approx. 10 min. / Olivone–Airolo approx. 60 min.
Hint
 
Rail/bus/boat: long section, please note funicular recommendation No. 539 Piotta–Piora and bus recommendation No. 540 Olivone–Passo del Lucomagno.
Ascent Ritom
Ascent Ritom
539
 
Rail, bus, boat recommendation
Piotta Centrale FPR–Piora
Reason: metres in height saved approx. 800m, avoid asphalt.
Cycle transport: special ticket required.
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Mountainbiking in swiss parks
 
The Passo d'Uomo accesses sunny Bleniotal in the future national park. This will bear the name Piz Adula (in German Rheinwaldhorn), which together with the Greina plateau is one of the natural gems of the park.
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Arrival / return travel Olivone, Posta
 
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65 Gottard Bike: Andermatt - Biasca
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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
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Cheese factory Gottardo
Cheese factory Gottardo
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Ritom funicular
Ritom funicular
Lavòrceno–Stübiè di quà
Lavòrceno–Stübiè di quà
On engineered road over the Lukmanier
On engineered road over the Lukmanier
The Lukmanier Pass
The Lukmanier Pass
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Accommodation
B&B Dotta
B&B Dotta
Airolo
Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
Capanna Cadlimo CAS
Capanna Cadlimo CAS
Airolo
Motel Gottardo Sud
Motel Gottardo Sud
Piotta
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Piora (Ritom)
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