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Exceptionally beautiful, thrilling & active ... MTB STOL

MOUNTAIN BIKING MT STOL

Mountain biking Mt Stol (1673 m) takes you through varied landscapes with rich biological values, on a one day guided mountain biking adventure. Easy off road biking trails lead to imposing ridge of the most western positioned mountain in Slovenia and the longest mountain ridge in Julian Alps – 34 km long Mt Stol mountain ridge. You’ll travel on bike from Učja river canyon (it. Uccea  – border of Slovenia with Italy) to Božca mountain pastures (1375 m) and downhill on the southern slopes to historic Kobarid village.

MTB Stol mountain is to experience Europe in miniature – you’ll travel slowly through the destination on mountain bike without being overbearing. Mtb Stol biking experience combines 26 km of macadam roads in Slovenian Alps. You’ll embark on a shockingly beautiful journey from emerald Soča valley to Breginjski kot (Breginj Combe) in extreme western Slovenia. In about 2h of rest stops you’ll enjoy the views over dramatic limestone peaks, karst plateaus, glacial valleys, foothills of  Friuli-Venezia Giulia, the Gulf of Trieste, Carnic Alps and The  Dolomites. On the Mt Stol ridge, there is a 30 min hiking trail to Mt Stol summit  (1673 m), also called Breginjski or Kobariški Stol, you can choose to achieve on foot, leaving your bike behind looked after by friendly cows and curious sheep. While hiking Mt Stol’s hogback you’ll enjoy colorful parachutes covering the sky in dry and warm summer weather, which temps paragliders to jump from Mt Stol. You’ll return to the pastures, then turn easy downhill on scenic gravel roads called mulateras, crossing green and golden meadows above sparkling Nadiža river valley. Onward you’ll bike downhill on the sunny side of Mt Stol mountain, to village Sedlo, then on asphalt backroads to historic Kobarid (it. Caporetto) – known for Battle of Caporetto, documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms, where your off road cycling adventure concludes. Once in Kobarid village you’ll have about 5-6 h of easy but thrilling off road biking adventures under your belt, with 988 vm ascend and 1327 vm descend.

Mountain biking surely makes person want to eat everything at once, jet we’ll show you one of the best pancakes restaurant we know, to enjoy healthy and tasty meal in Soča valley.

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PRICE: 78 EUR / person
TRIP INFORMATION
DIFFICULTY
Moderate
RECOMMENDED FOR
Sportsmen
Nature fans
Small groups
DURATION
ONE DAY
(5h BIKING)
TIMETABLE
  • From: May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Check in: 9.00 am
DEPARTURE POINT
  • Kata shop, Dvor 57, Bovec
  • Prearranged pick up place
WHAT YOU'LL NEED
  • 1 long sleeve and 2 T-shirts
  • 1 short biking pants, 1 long pants
  • 1 warm jumper
  • Windproof jacket
  • Cap, gloves, sun glasses, sweat bands
  • Comfortable biking shoes
  • 30l backpack
  • Sun block cream (30+ factor)
  • Medicine prescribed by your doctor
  • 2 sandwiches, energy bars and snacks
  • 2l of beverages
  • Money for meals & drinks in Kobarid (late lunch)
TRIP PACKAGE INCLUDES
  • Transfer from Kata shop to Učja
  • Extensive safety briefing
  • Guided MTB tour Mt Stol
  • Bottled water, 1 sandwich and 1 fruit
  • Transfer from Kobarid to Bovec
  • Bike, helmet, lock, small repair kit
  • Basic trip photos made by guides
IMPORTANT INFORMATION

»No shows« or cancellations within 24 hours of departure are non-refundable.

Biking trip requires a minimum number of 3 clients to confirm.

Clients should be 2h off road biking confident.

Minimum age is 15 years, under 18-guardian conditions apply.