Sicily Bike Tourist Service offers… Mountain Biking Etna – EXTREME
The purpose of this MTB excursion on Etna volcano, is to test yourself… exhausting climbs and fast descents await you on the most beautiful trails of Etna volcano.
Mountain Biking and Etna a unique combination… we will go on MTB discovery of the south west slope of Etna volcano, where we will find mountain bike paths never trivial and with a bottom characterized by lava sand and volcanic material… Ascents,descents, single track, with paths immersed among the old lava flows… lava sceneries, woods and breathtaking landscapes will not leave you disappointed.
Circular route, departing from Piano Vetore (about 1,750mt) from there we will immediately get to the heart of it, immersing ourselves in saddle of a mountain bikes in a thick wood, full of fun and fast climbs and descents, and then exit and continue along the Pista Altomontana, characterized by a sandy bottom and unparalleled landscapes.
We will go in the direction of Galvarina hut (about 1,900mt) where we will make the first relaxing break. After the break … we will go down on a mountain bike towards a fast and typical Etnea descent… full of long sandy and fast hairpin bends… towards Gallo mount (about 1,560mt).
From now on, between guided tours and greedy climbs of your sweat… the test will be really hard, and before reaching the 1,750mt of Piano Vetore again… you can finally test your technical and physical abilities.
KM and technical specifications of the MTB excursion: Cycling tour of 23 km (approx.), duration 3/4 hours (approximately), according to your physical abilities.
Do not be fooled by the mileage… the difference in height, the bottom (sandy and treacherous), and the altitude, will really put you to the test.
It is understood that it is not a tour suitable for everyone, it requires a good physical and cycling preparation.
Of course this Tour is not a race, and the pace to keep will always be managed by the MTB guide in charge of the service, the real challenge will be exclusively against themselves…
Type of path in MTB: XC/Trail.
MTB path: Challenging (technically and physically), 100% Off Road.
* € 60.00 – 1 participant (exclusive reservation of the Tour).
* € 45.00 – each person, for a minimum of 2 participants for a maximum of 4 participants (exclusive reservation of the Tour).
For more than 4 participants, quote on request.
20% discount on the cost of the Tour, with a minimum of 2 participants, applicable exclusively to online reservations (E-Mail or WhatsApp) at least 15 days before the date chosen for the tour.
For other various discounts applicable, please contact us.
IMPORTANT: The prices above are not inclusive of pick-up service (booked exclusively as extra), the departure for this tour is from Piano Vetore (Nicolosi), Etna Sud, where you will find: Guide, MTB and all the necessary equipment.
* Included in the price: Certified MTB guide, Mountain Bike (FLAT pedals), helmet, backpack, wind jacket, water bottle (500ml), energy drink (500ml), energy bar, energy gel, energetic fruit jelly and insurance coverage RC.
Does not include: Anything that is not specified under “Included in the price”.
Some extra services:
Pick-up service, to and from your Hotel
E-MTB + 10€ (for E-Bike)
Tourist guide, naturalistic, alpine, vulcanological
For other extra services or customizations, please contact us.
We recommend: Technical/sports clothing suitable for mountain biking, trekking/tennis shoes (we also have the possibility to mount SPD pedals to give you the opportunity to use your technical cycling shoes, but the request must be made when booking), gloves, glasses sun or cycling, sunscreen (summer season).