High difficulty circuits which have very hilly with very steep and sustained increases are considered very dangerous descents, tight times for tours on the schedule indicated, orientation problems and poor cyclability.
Argentina offers different type circuits for mountain bike enthusiasts:
- Road of the Seven Lakes: The most chosen by thousands of tourists option is this way, half gravel and half asphalt, allowing tour one of the most beautiful landscapes of Patagonia.
- They are 112 kilometers dotted with campsites, hostels and proveedurías to refuel.
- In Chile the Atlantic: an extreme adventure travel this route is over 1,700 kilometers between Puerto Montt in Chile, Argentina Puerto Madryn on the Atlantic coast. Crosses numerous National Parks, the Andes Mountains, lakes, steppe and plateau Somuncurá in Black River.
- Pedaling through the roof: in the province of Salta, this route of almost 500 kilometers achieves the "Abra Acay" in, about 4895 meters height Route 40 and experience the adventure of swiftly down to the couple's Train Clouds.
There are groups working with specialized guides and prepare outputs every month to a different destination, of varying length and physical demands. Usually fly from Buenos Aires to the chosen destination and the package includes all services included support support vehicles.
Essential to the practice of this demanding sport:
- A mountain bike, owned or rented, with changes at least 18 and in excellent condition.
- Wearing a helmet, sleeping bag, insulated, front headlight, two canteens or camel bag to carry enough water, sunglasses, personal medications, sunscreen and lip filter. Nor can miss inflator and extractor levers, lube and spare tube. The weight should never exceed 20 kilos.
- Suggested clothing includes short and long trousers, pants diver or removable windbreaker, t-preferably synthetic-polar parts slippers, gloves and synthetic and wool socks.
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