Area name: Island Brač
Date of the ride: 16-Jul-2008
Length (km): 22.3
Elevation gain (m): 640
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
The starting point of Pučišća – Gornji Humac MTB route is in Pučišća. Pučišća is situated on the north side of The Island of Brač. Near the trail there are few Early Christian chapels. Most of them belong to the heritage of Croatia. All the trail is dry and rocky with the opened view to Mosor, Omiška Dinara and Biokovo mainland mountains. The end point of the route is Gornji Humac village situated in the middle of The Island of Brač. The route is fast and easy and can be combined with other routes in the area.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Split, Island Brač, Supetar, Pučišća.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
The starting point of the route is Pučišća. From Pučišća port proceed on the paved road to Supetar. After about 3.5 km there is a crossroad. Turn right to Sveti Juraj chapel and Bračuta area. This trail ends with the short loop above Pučišća and you can ride back to the last crossroad and proceed straight to south course and Pražnica & Gornji Humac villages. The gradually ascent on the carriageway and unpaved road leads to Pražnica village. In the village turn left on the paved road and join the highway Pražnica – Pučišća. Turn right to the east course on the carriageway near the bowling yard. After about 2.1km turn right and than after 150 meters turn left to Sveti Klement chapel. From the chapel ride back to the last cross and turn left to Gornji Humac village. On the right side of this section there is 2nd Sveti Juraj chapel. Proceed straight to Gornji Humac village. Above the village there is Sveta Marija chapel. Check above map and below elevation profile, notes and gallery.
<Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references:UST tires are recommended. The best time for ride is during Winter, Spring or Fall. GPS unit 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: