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773. Ronda Extrema

Mountainbiking · Garda Trentino
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  • Bikers during the Bike Marathon
    / Bikers during the Bike Marathon
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  • / Canale di Tenno
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  • / Vedesé
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  • / Malga San Giovanni
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  • / Prai da Gom
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  • / The road in Marcarie
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  • / Rifugio Monte Calino San Pietro 10
m 2000 1500 1000 500 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 km Canale di Tenno medieval village The Lab MONTE CALINO "SAN PIETRO" Rifugio Malga San Giovanni Rosà Bike
Distance 88.8 km
8:00 h
4,199 m
4,162 m
1,484 m
65 m

In the beginning the former “Ronda extrema” has the same trail like the “Ronda grande” through the Val Lomasone to Malga di Vigo, but from Sentiero dei Russi it leads first on an apparently unending trail almost 1,000 meters difference in altitude really powerfully downhill to Comano. Then another, energy sapping uphill awaits you towards Monte Casale – before the peak again quite new, magical forest trails come up towards Malga Valbona and from Prati del Granzoline at almost 1,400 meters difference in altitude and then it's time again for … the fine forest trails and meadow trails always alternating with the spectacular panorama views of the Dolomiti di Brenta. Back to Riva the route leads again on the same downhill like the two smaller rounds.

 We are working for you!

We are currently working on maintenance and signposting on this trail. While work is under way, we might find better variants: for this reason there might be slight difference between the trail description and the actual itinerary. We will fix this as soon as we finish the work. We are currently revising description and details of the tour as well. Thanks for your patience!

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Valentina Bellotti
Update: February 07, 2022
S3 difficult
Highest point
Prà di Muci, 1,484 m
Lowest point
Riva del Garda, 65 m
Best time of year

Rest Stop

Rifugio Malga San Giovanni

Safety information


  • Plan your ride
  • Share the trail with other users
  • Yield right of way to hikers
  • Let your speed be determined by your experience
  • Ride slowly on crowded trails, overtake with politeness and respect
  • Cycle only on authorized and open trails
  • Avoid muddy trails in order not to damage them further
  • Respect nature, plants, animals and the trail
  • Do not frighten animals
  • Take your rubbish home with you
  • Respect public and private property
  • Always be selfsufficient
  • Do not cycle solo in remote areas
  • Take back home only good pics


Suggestions taken from NORBA and IMBA codes of conduct.


The information on this chart is subject to inevitable variations, so this means that none of the indications are absolute. It is not entirely possible to avoid giving inexact or imprecise information, given how quickly environmental and weather conditions can change. For this reason we decline any responsibility for changes which the user may encounter. In any case,  the hiker is advised to check the conditions of the places, environment and weather before setting out.

Tips and hints

  •  This is an official route of the Garda Trentino Provincial Network of MTB routes, regularly maintained and accompanied by specific signage. 
  • For more information on routes and bike services: rentals, workshops, shops and cycling friendly accommodation - APT Garda Trentino  Tel. +39 0464 554444 

  • The texts relating to the route described in this sheet have been produced by Marco Giacomello, mountain bike guide.


Riva del Garda (69 m)
45.885261, 10.845044
45°53'06.9"N 10°50'42.2"E
32T 643160 5082954


Riva del Garda


all notes on protected areas

Public transport


The towns in Garda Trentino - Riva del Garda, Torbole sul Garda and Arco – are connected by several urban and intercity bus lines which will take you to the starting point or in the immediate surroundings.

For up-to-the-minute information on timetables and routes

You can also get to Riva del Garda and Torbole sul Garda by the public ferry service.

Getting there

Getting to northern lake Garda / Garda Trentino



Free parking in Riva del Garda at the old hospital (via Rosmini) and the old cemetery (Viale D. Chiesa).

Pay parking at the Public Gardens Porta Orientale, Roman Baths, Viale Lutti (Ex Agraria), Monte Oro, shopping center Blue Garden.


45.885261, 10.845044
45°53'06.9"N 10°50'42.2"E
32T 643160 5082954
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

  • Garda Trentino Bike Map- On sale in information offices in RIva del Garda, Arco and Torbole 

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Riding your bike requires specific clothing and equipment, even for relatively short and easy trips. It is always better to be prepared… e.g. for bad weather or a drop your energy levels. The unexpected things also make up a part of the fun!

Remember to throughly evaluate the type of route you plan to do, the locations you plan to cross and the current season. Has it been raining? Attention: The paths may be slippery and require more caution.

What do I need to bring on my bike tour?

  • An adequate water supply according to your needs (considering temperature, possibility of refuelling and duration of the route)
  • Plenty of snacks (for example, dried fruit or energy bars)
  • Waterproof / Windproof jacket.
  • A spare top / spare socks. (Descending in a sweaty garment, will make you cold)
  • Suncream
  • Sunglasses
  • Bike gloves/mitts
  • Map or GPS device
  • Bike lights: best placed on your helmet or handlebars. (It is always best to be prepared)
  • Bike repair kit for punctures and mechanical breakdowns
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency whistle

It is always advised to let someone know where you plan to go and how long you expect to be.

Emergency telephone number 112

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S3 difficult
88.8 km
8:00 h
4,199 m
4,162 m
Highest point
1,484 m
Lowest point
65 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Insider tip


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