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Mountain Biking recommended route

Lighed Forest Cycling Trail

Mountain Biking · Banat
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  • Familia pedalează
    / Familia pedalează
    Photo: Paul Wasicsek, CC BY-SA, Digital Travel Guide S.R.L.
  • / Final de tură la Popasul Căprioarei
    Photo: Paul Wasicsek, CC BY-SA, Digital Travel Guide S.R.L.
  • / În depărtare zărim căprioare
    Photo: Paul Wasicsek, Digital Travel Guide S.R.L.
  • / După ploaie va fi mai dificil
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  • /
    Photo: Paul Wasicsek, CC BY-SA, Digital Travel Guide S.R.L.
  • / Timișul si pădurea Lighed
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  • / Ciuperci la lizieră
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m 200 150 100 12 10 8 6 4 2 km Popasul Căprioarei Popasul Căprioarei
A pleasant route that combines the sunny paths at the edge of the forest with the cool and shady roads in the forest, which can be ridden by cyclists of all ages.
easy
Distance 13.7 km
2:00 h
22 m
22 m

Author’s recommendation

The next morning, after a rainy day, the trails can still be difficult to follow because of the mud.
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Author
Paul Wasicsek 
Update: November 16, 2020
Difficulty
easy
Stamina
Landscape
Highest point
98 m
Lowest point
83 m
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Rest Stop

Popasul Căprioarei

Start

Popasul Căprioarei Inn (83 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.626117, 21.193760
DMS
45°37'34.0"N 21°11'37.5"E
UTM
34T 515104 5052526
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Destination

Popasul Căprioarei Inn

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

On the E70 Timișoara-Șag. After leaving Șag you cross the Timiș River and then cross a bridge built over the railway. From the bridge you can already see, on the left, the Popasul Căprioarei Inn.

When descending from the bridge, turn left, on the road leading to the forest and the inn.

Parking

Free parking spaces at the inn.

Coordinates

DD
45.626117, 21.193760
DMS
45°37'34.0"N 21°11'37.5"E
UTM
34T 515104 5052526
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Sun protection and safety helmet, possibly rain gear.

Basic Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Sturdy, comfortable and preferably waterproof footwear
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket)
  • Sunglasses
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass

Technical Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Replacement inner tube
  • Tire levers
  • Chain tool
  • Hex keys
  • Phone / device holder as required  
  • Bike lock as required
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
13.7 km
Duration
2:00 h
Ascent
22 m
Descent
22 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly Botanical highlights

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