Difficulty
Hard
Shuttle
No
fitness
9/10
Technical
6/10
Distance
21km (13.04mi)
Ascent
986m 3,285ft
Descent
986m 3,285ft
Max Alt.
2205m (7,234ft)
Riding Time
4.0 hrs

This varied and rugged cross country loop begins with a tough 7km climb up from Antigua on back roads. Entering the forest at 2000m we will follow the course of a local XC race crossing several ravines and rivers with steep switchbacking climbs.

Highlights:

  • Ride rugged agricultural singletrack above Antigua
  • Visit the Florencia and Finca el Pilar ecoparks.
  • Shaded pine forests
  • Amazing views of three volcanoes including the active Fuego Volcano
Cutting down from the hills into town. Comunidad Hermano Pedro, Guatemala (1802.0 m)

Description

Climb to the Florenica ecopark above Antigua – follow gentle pine needle singletrack through forests. We will enter a nature reserve and finca with deep pine forests and meadows with magnificent views of the Agua, Acatenango and Fuego volcanoes.

We will descend through Finca El Pilar and finish with a fast, flowy downhill all the way to the cobblestone streets Antigua.

Gallery

DistanceAscentDescentMax Altitude
21km
13.04mi
986m
3,285ft
-986m
-3,285ft
2,205m
7,234ft

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