Area name: Pelješac peninsula
Date of the ride: 26-Apr-2012
Length (km): 30.0
Elevation gain (m): 1020
Technical difficulty: ●●●●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
MTB route Orebić – Sveti Ilija is situated on Pelješac peninsula. Orebić municipality is the tourist center of Pelješac. Sveti Ilija at elevation of 961 meters over the sea level is the highest peak of Pelješac. Due to steep ascent and rocky trail count to hike most of the time from the end of the carriageway section to Sveti Ilija peak. The most of downhill section of the route is placed on the rocky singletrack. The downhill section near Sveti Ilija peak is for hiking only and on the rest of sections a risky AM ride is possible. Take enough water and avoid summer time!
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Dubrovnik, Orebić.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Video – Downhill section Sv Ilija – Orebić mountain biking route:
Notes & references:
Best time for ride: winter, spring and fall. During summer time is very hot. GPS unit with uploaded route is a must.
The opposite direction of the route isn’t recommended.
Gallery of mountain biking route: