Area name: The Island of Cres
Date of the ride: 24-Jan-2010
Length (km): 31.1
Elevation gain (m): 1220
Technical difficulty: ●●●●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
The mountain bike route The peak of Island of Cres is situated in the north region of The Island of Cres. The route starts from Porozina port and proceeds to Gorice peak. Gorice peak is the highest elevation point of Cres. Despite many people specify that Sis peak is the highest elevation point of Cres it’s not the truth. Sis is at 639 meters and Gorice is at 648 meters over the sea level. The descent from the peak leads to Beli village. Beli is situated at the east coast of Cres. All the trail is dry and rocky. Some sections are technically very demanding. The final ascent and descent section near the peak is for hiking only. The route can be combined with Porozina – Beli route.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Istria, Brestova, Island of Cres, Porozina.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references:
The route is recommended during all seasons. On the trail there are many gates for the cattle and during the ride open and close them carefully. Some sections are technically very demanding. The final ascent and descent section from the peak to the unpaved road is for hiking only. GPS unit with uploaded route is a must.
Gallery of mountain biking route: