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Arancia Meccanica

Mountainbiking · Altopiano della Paganella
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  • Arancia Meccanica
    Arancia Meccanica
    Photo: Stefano Ude, APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella
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Downhill track
Distance 1.9 km
0:10 h
0 m
400 m
1,425 m
1,061 m
Advance Trails, not suitable to beginners. It shares the first section with the Apocalypse Now and goes on with rhythm sections, drops and north shores.

Author’s recommendation

Trail reserved for more experienced riders.
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Update: February 02, 2023
S4 difficult
Highest point
1,425 m
Lowest point
1,061 m
Best time of year

Track types

Path 99.98%
1.9 km
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Safety information

Trail reserved for more experienced riders.

Rules DPB

1 Ride Open Trails
Respect trail and road closures — ask a land manager for clarification if you are uncertain about the status of a trail. Do not trespass on private land. Obtain permits or other authorization as required. Be aware that bicycles are not permitted in areas protected as state or federal Wilderness

2 Leave No Trace
Be sensitive to the dirt beneath you. Wet and muddy trails are more vulnerable to damage than dry ones. When the trail is soft, consider other riding options. This also means staying on existing trails and not creating new ones. Don't cut switchbacks. Be sure to pack out at least as much as you pack in.

3 Control Your Bicycle
Inattention for even a moment could put yourself and others at risk. Obey all bicycle speed regulations and recommendations, and ride within your limits.

4 Yield Appropriately
Do your utmost to let your fellow trail users know you're coming — a friendly greeting or bell ring are good methods. Try to anticipate other trail users as you ride around corners. Bicyclists should yield to other non-motorized trail users, unless the trail is clearly signed for bike-only travel. Bicyclists traveling downhill should yield to ones headed uphill, unless the trail is clearly signed for one-way or downhill-only traffic. In general, strive to make each pass a safe and courteous one.

5 Never Scare Animals
Animals are easily startled by an unannounced approach, a sudden movement or a loud noise. Give animals enough room and time to adjust to you. When passing horses, use special care and follow directions from the horseback riders (ask if uncertain). Running cattle and disturbing wildlife are serious offenses.

6 Plan Ahead
Know your equipment, your ability and the area in which you are riding and prepare accordingly. Strive to be self-sufficient: keep your equipment in good repair and carry necessary supplies for changes in weather or other conditions. Always wear a helmet and appropriate safety gear.


Please note that the practicability of the itineraries in a mountain environment is strictly linked to the contingent conditions and is therefore influenced by natural phenomena, environmental changes and weather conditions. For this reason, the information contained in this page may have changed. Before leaving for a tour, make sure the path you will approach is still accessible by contacting the owner of the mountain hut, the alpine guides or the visitor centres of the nature parks, the info offices of the local tourist board.

Tips and hints

Dolomiti Paganella Bike

Tourist Board Dolomiti Paganella

Booking tours with guide: (+39 342 7082095)


Meriz (1,425 m)
46.163946, 11.049660
46°09'50.2"N 11°02'58.8"E
32T 658239 5114305




all notes on protected areas

Public transport

from Trento:
- Autobus extraurbano number 611 (Trento -Mezzolombardo - Fai della Paganella - Andalo - Molveno)

- Train "Trento - Malè" (Trento - Mezzolombardo) + autobus extraurbano number 611 (Mezzolombardo - Fai della Paganella - Andalo - Molveno).

Getting there

from North:

On the highway A22 take the exit "San Michele" we follow the state road SS43 until the exit from the village of Mezzolomardo, then we follow the provincial road SP64 towards "Paganella" Altopiano. (Fai-Andalo-Molveno).


From South:

On the highway A22 take the "Trento Nord", and follow the road towards Val di Non to the village of Mezzolombardo, exceeded the gallery turn to the right towards "Paganella" (Fai-Andalo Molveno).


-Fai della Paganella:

In "Santel", opposite to the ski lifts, ample free parking.



Near the ski lifts, ample free parking.



Near the lifts, pay parking.

Near the Lido of Molveno, ample parking.


46.163946, 11.049660
46°09'50.2"N 11°02'58.8"E
32T 658239 5114305
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Trail Map Dolomiti Paganella Bike, for free in the offices of Tourist Board Dolomiti Paganella, at the departure of the lifts and in the bike shops.

Recommended maps for this region:

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Downhill bike

Full helmet
Back protector or Body armor
Knee pads


Mobile phone - Tools kit & repair kit for tires

Related Events

Misc. Stage Event · Altopiano della Paganella
Dolomiti Paganella Bike Opening
5/27 – 5/29
Event Organizer: APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella | Source: APT Dolomiti di Brenta e Paganella

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S4 difficult
1.9 km
0:10 h
400 m
Highest point
1,425 m
Lowest point
1,061 m
Refreshment stops available Singletrail/Free ride Cableway ascent/descent Downhill


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