The Sellaronda MTB Tour
The mountain bike tour with unique panoramic views of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage
Lifts needed for the tour open from 12.06.2021- 26.09.2021
The Sellaronda mountain bike tour is a tour with panoramic views of the peaks of the Dolomites UNESCO World Heritage site.
Thanks to the possibility to transport the bikes with the lifts, the mountain passes Gardena, Campolongo, Sella and Pordoi can be easily climbed. The descents are mostly on technical singletrack and only partly follow the road. Starting from Alta Badia the tour can be run clockwise or counterclockwise.
Sellaronda MTB Tour clockwise
Starting from Corvara you go up to the Col Alto – Pralongiá plateau with the ski lifts Col Alto and Braia Fraida. From Braia Fraida a pleasant ride leads down to the Campolongo Pass and to Arabba. From the Campologo Pass you can also go down to Arabba with the chairlift Campolongo. In Arabba the Porta Vescovo cable car leads up to 2,500 meters where you can enjoy a unique view of the Marmolada glacier. The lower part of the trail that leads from the mountain station of the Porta Vescovo to the Fodom lift is rather challenging. From the top station of the Fodom lifts at the Pordoi Pass a long, enchanting panorama-downhill leads to Canazei where the Col Rodella cableway goes up, short above the Sella Pass. Enjoy the ride through the famous “Città dei Sassi” (lit.: Stone Town) at the foot of the Sassolungo and the long descent to Selva in Val Gardena. From Selva you can take the cable car Dantercepies until short above the Gardena Pass. Just below the mountain station you take the varied single-trail that leads down to Colfosco. A flat and panoramic dirt road brings you back to Corvara.
- Length: 59 km - 36,66 ml
- Height difference with the bike: 330 hm
- Height difference with the lifts: 3670 hm
- Time: 6 hours
Sellaronda MTB tour counterclockwise
The Sellaronda MTB Tour in counterclockwise direction is a tour for trained cyclists, which offers breath-taking views of the Dolomites, UNESCO Wold heritage site. The tour demands some power, especially for some technical descents, that should be driven with respect.
From Corvara you ride the slightly rising dirt road up to Colfosco where the gondola lift Plans - Frara brings you short above the Gardena Pass. A special highlight during the ascent is the 360° view over the Dolomites. After the descent to Selva you take the Ciampinoi gondola to the foot of the Sassolungo where you go for a nice ride along the foot of the Sassolungo, through the “Città dei Sassi” (lt.: Stone Town) and until short below the Sella Pass where you descent to the Val di Fassa via steep switchbacks. From Canazei the lifts Pecol and Col dei Rossi bring you up to 2400 meters, where you can descend through the meadows to Arabba. A short distance on asphalt road through the woods brings you to the Cherz plateau where you cycle down to the Campolongo Pass. Here you go up with the Costoratta chairlift at the foot of the Boé from where you descend to the starting point in Corvara.
- Length: 56 km - 34,79 ml
- Height difference with the bike: 1020 hm
- Height difference with the lifts: 2400 hm
- Time: 6 hours
Experienced local bike guides will best accompany and advise you during the tour.