Mortirolo // Gavia // Stelvio – Three passes – One day ride
1.Scroll down 2. Make up your mind 3. Air down your lungs 4. Jump up your saddle
Here is the classic road version of Mogast. Mortirolo, Gavia and Stelvio all in one whisper. The alpine roller coaster we got addicted to.
LA +GRAVEL 2020 EDITION
A few more words about the novelty of the year, the crunchy bit of the cake: the alternative gravel Mogast route.
Partially inspired to last year edition this route includes approx. 45 kilometers of unpaved roads and broad mountain paths. The starter is going to be a sort of remix version of the Mortirolo, including tarmac, gravel and concrete sections before ending up in fabulous Eita. But watch out, before getting there, as in every good fairy tail you will have to conquest a castel.
In Eita the tarmac ends and things finally get rough until Passo Verva (click here if you want to have some visual hint of what to expect). After a technical descent, in Arnoga, just let your wheels kiss for a few meters the asphalt again and cross the main road SS 38. Here begins another chapter of the story: the Decauville road; What, believe it or not, once upon a time was a road for electrified heavy vehicles transporting material to the Cancano dam is now a gravel reservoir of nature for biking and trekking.
Almost ten kilometers long and mostly flat, the Decauville, leads you back to the fairy tale dimension and to the Fraele towers. In Cancano some more strong feeling might await you as the route crosses the dam before some more rough material: the section between Cancano and the Stelvio pass junction. Here only the Stelvio is left to go. And, we believe, it does not need any introduction.
GET TO THE POINT
We are sure you will choose the smartest way to reach us and that you have your CO2 footprint in mind. In any case, we listed below some tips:
– by bike: Casanatura is only few bike minutes from Tirano, which is located in the heart of the Italian Apls on the border with Switzerland. This means about 170 km from Milan, 180 km from Bolzano and 260 km from Zurich. Once you arrive in Tirano look for the River and then find the bridge on the road leading to Bormio. At that point begins a comfortable cycle path that will take you to our headquarter in few minutes. Here the map from Tirano train station: Tirano_to_Casanatura
– by train: there are several trains connecting Milano Centrale station with Tirano daily. Here you can find more information, depending on your arrival time.
-If you come from northern Europe and prefer to go through Switzerland, take a look at the Raethian railways timetable at this link
-by plane (dont fly if you don’t have to, take responsibility for our planet): you can reach one of the Milan area airports (Malpensa, Linate) or Bergamo Orio Al Serio. From Malpensa there are several connections by train/bus with the Milano Central station. From Linate and Bergamo Orio, mainly bus connections.
For any further question, here we are.