Mountain Biking Highlight
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The Torino-Nice Rally planned a gravel ride.
July 23, 2019
Stage 4.2 - Ponte Marmora, Italy to Col Tende / Colle di Tenda, France-Italy border. Filename '4.2 TNR PteMarmora-Preit-Tende'.The road climb through Preit to reach Little Peru, ending at another border col. A quiet, picturesque and at times very tough road climb through Preit (there are some good places to stay here, the Refugio Lou Lindal for example) leads to the Col Preit and then continues into the Altopiano della Gardetta area. The Gardetta is a relatively long section of rougher track at altitude with dramatic scenery, not a place to be caught by the weather. There is a refuge in the area though, The Refugio Gardetta, and it's a very good one - recommended. The route continues on a long descent to Demonte, a bike path road to Borgo San Dalmazzo and good resupplies at Limone Piemonte. It follows the same route as 4.2 after the Gardetta area, using a flat route between Demonte and Limone Piemonte. There are bike shops in Borgo San Dalmazzo.The Torino-Nice Rally route here is the same as used for the Torino-Nice Rally annual event. The event and route info management is in support of Smart Shelter Foundation. (smartshelterfoundation.org/what-we-do and torino-nice.weebly.com/smart-shelter.html)Torino-Nice Rally bag patches are available to any rider of the route by making a donation directly to Smart Shelter. More info / get in touch with us here -torino-nice.weebly.com/contact--patches.html