Thanks to the visibility gained by Crostis and Zoncolan during the Tour of Italy, Carnia is now known as the paradise of cycling, and specially for those who love the challenge of the most import ants rises of the entire Alpine chain. Clearly, in Carnia this two peaks are not the only ones, in fact this territory goes up and down continuously through breathtaking landscapes and uncontaminated mountain environments. A network of asphalt roads and dirty roads, for you to choose. The district of Socchieve, obviously is not an exception, and so we propose you, beyond the numerously routes we recommend on the link at the end of the page, two itinerary, a paved road and a dirty road, that can be reached staying at Socchieve.
The MTB route of Mediis
Why not start from the most known Mountain Bike course of Carnia. The route, in which took place the 18th Trofeo Carnia MTB, pass through the towns of the district on a dirty road alternating rapid climbs up to technical and demanding climbs down, is a route that must be taken seriously and with caution, but that will give maximum satisfaction to every dirty-road-loving cyclist. QUI maggiori informazioni
Loop of Passo Rest
We point out the route that connects the high province of the pordenonese to Carnia, going through the Rest Pass. The route that can be faced from both directions, stretches on this districts: Socchieve- Preone and Preone Valley- San Francesco- Anduins - Vito d'Asio - Clauzetto - Travesio - Meduno – Redona Lake - Tramonti di Sotto - Tramonti di Sopra - Mount Rest Pass - Caprizzi - Priuso - Mediis – Socchieve. The route is rearly traffic and the views and the natural environment that you will pass by, such us the Caprizzi and Val Preone areas, will repay the struggle of a route that is performed by expert cyclist in at least 5 hours.
- Length: 101km
- Elevation gain: 2,055 meters.
- Max Slope: 20%
Bellow this lines you will find the link to others itineraries that cross the district of Socchieve. If you know a route, you've already perform it and you want to recommend it, go ahead!
information taken from: www.carniabike.it - www.piste-ciclabili.com - www.lamontagnainbicicletta.it