Area name: Island Brač
Date of the ride: 07-Jun-2008
Length (km): 9.0
Elevation gain (m): 180
Technical difficulty: ●●●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
MTB route Sveti Duh – Bol is dry and rocky trail situated in the south area of The Island of Brač. The starting point is near the highway from Bol city to Gornji Humac village. Sveti Duh chapel is situated at the highest point of the trail at the elevation of 620 meters over the sea level. During summer is very hot so I suggest to plan the route for winter, spring or fall. The route can be combined with Bol – Smokovje and Bol – Vidova Gora routes. The route is technically demanding one!
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Split, Island Brač, the junction on the highway from Bol city to Gornji Humac village.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
The starting point of the mountain bike route is the junction on the highway from Bol city to Gornji Humac village. Coming from Bol after around 9 km turn left on the unpaved road near new vineyard. The steep ascent leads to the west course. At the end of vineyard pass the gate for the cattle and proceed to Sveti Duh chapel. From Sveti Duh chapel proceed to the west and after few hundred meters leads the descent to the airport plateau. The carriageway leads to the plateau near Brač airport. Pass the gate and proceed near the house and the cot. On the junction turn left and proceed on the rocky trail near the house and stone wall. Pass the gate for the cattle and you will reach the plateau. Proceed at the south west side of the plateau. Pass the gate and there is the starting point of the single track named Mala Staza. The steep downhill section follows with few turns. Mala Staza trail is very rocky and some sections are ruined. After few turns the trail proceeds to the west and on some sections you will have to hike on with the bike. From the trail you can get the nice view at the south coast of Brač island. Near the end of the trail there is a crossroad with the trail coming from Vidova Gora. Proceed on the south and after few hundred meters you will reach the paved road for Bol city. For more details check above interactive Map and below Gallery of the route.
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references:
UST tires with sealant are recommended. During summer is very hot so I suggest to plan the route for winter, spring or fall. GPS with uploaded route is a must. With The Map of The Island of Brač the routes can be easy combined.
Gallery of mountain biking route: