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Mountain Biking recommended route Stage 10

GTJ à VTT : du Petit-Abergement à Culoz

Mountain Biking · Jura Mountains
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  • Vue sur Culoz depuis le Grand Colombier
    / Vue sur Culoz depuis le Grand Colombier
    Photo: © OT Belley Bugey Sud
  • / Marais de Lavours - Grand Colombier
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difficult
Distance 45.8 km
3:23 h
750 m
1,415 m

Author’s recommendation

Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,184 m
Lowest point
230 m
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Safety information

Tips and hints

Start

Le Petit-Abergement (898 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.036500, 5.651110
DMS
46°02'11.4"N 5°39'04.0"E
UTM
31T 705144 5101520
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Destination

Culoz

Turn-by-turn directions

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
46.036500, 5.651110
DMS
46°02'11.4"N 5°39'04.0"E
UTM
31T 705144 5101520
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Retrouvez le topo de la Grande Traversée du Jura à VTT ici.

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
45.8 km
Duration
3:23 h
Ascent
750 m
Descent
1,415 m
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