Long distance cycling

6 - Graubünden-Route - San Bernardino-Bellinzona

Long distance cycling · Hinterrhein · closed
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    Photo: Christian Vigne, Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano San Bernardino, Mesolcina, Calanca
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    Photo: Christian Vigne, Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano San Bernardino, Mesolcina, Calanca
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    Photo: Christian Vigne, Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano San Bernardino, Mesolcina, Calanca
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    Photo: Christian Vigne, Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano San Bernardino, Mesolcina, Calanca
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    Photo: Christian Vigne, Ente Turistico Regionale del Moesano San Bernardino, Mesolcina, Calanca
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La discesa mozzafiato in Mesolcina, 2000 metri di dislivello senza pedalare!

This route passes through an inaccessible area and is therefore closed. Current information

closed
Distance 50.4 km
3:06 h
147 m
1,860 m
La discesa mozzafiato in Mesolcina, 2000 metri di dislivello senza pedalare! Dopo il vento sul passo, si respira grati l'aria mite del sud. Presto si scorgono le torri di Bellinzona: le mura imponenti che un tempo sorvegliavano le vie di transito.
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Author
Christian Vigne
Update: May 21, 2019
Highest point
2,066 m
Lowest point
260 m

Start

Coordinates:
SwissGrid
2'733'575E 1'152'034N
DD
46.506289, 9.179027
DMS
46°30'22.6"N 9°10'44.5"E
UTM
32T 513735 5150317
w3w 
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Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

SwissGrid
2'733'575E 1'152'034N
DD
46.506289, 9.179027
DMS
46°30'22.6"N 9°10'44.5"E
UTM
32T 513735 5150317
w3w 
///consonant.reclined.awaited
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • 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
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Technical Equipment for Bicycle Touring

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Spoke wrench
  • Zip ties
  • Lubricant
  • Screwdrivers
  • 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
  • Luggage system as required for length of journey: panniers with racks
  • Handlebar / frame / saddle bags   
  • Mudguards recommended

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Hostel

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • 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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Status
closed
Distance
50.4 km
Duration
3:06 h
Ascent
147 m
Descent
1,860 m

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