Mountain biking 9 day trip across Cordillera del Viento

Mountain biking 9 day trip across Cordillera del Viento

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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Advanced
  • Spoken languages: English, French, Italian
  • Fitness level: Advanced
  • Duration: > 1 week
  • Cancellation policy: 
    strict1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Chos Malal, Neuquen province, Argentina
  • Opening seasons:
    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
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Activity description

Ride across the Cordillera del Viento located north of Neuquen, Argentina. This 290km adrenaline trip starts in Chos Malal, Argentina ending up in Los Angeles, Chile. During the 9 days you’ll go through the depths of these awe-inspiring regions with different levels of difficulty, with endless downhill and uphill rides.

Every night you will camp in different areas in the magnificent mountain range that will get you closer to the finishing point. The camping experience will not only get you some rest but you’ll also enjoy friendly dinners among your fellow riders under a sparkling sky.

Travelling with your mountain bike will allow you to treasure the incredible surroundings in the spectacular Southern territory of Latin America.

  • This activity is held only during the months of January and Febuary and the journey starts saturdays. 

Itinerary  

Friday
· Riders arriving to Buenos Aires or Neuquen must get a bus to Chos Malal

Day 1 – Saturday
·
Arriving at Chos Malal
·Night at the hotel included (personal expenses and dinner is not included)

Day 2 – Sunday 
· Total distance: 61.65km
· From Chos Malal to Huinganco
· Camping next to  Neuquen River
· 1375m of uphill ride
· 1037 of downhill ride

Day 3 – Monday 
· 
Total distance: 45km
· From Huinganco to Reñil Leuvu River
· Camping near Reñil Leuvu  River
· 968m of uphill ride
· 1077m of downhill ride

Day 4 – Tuesday 
· 
Total distance: 37.5km
· From Reñil Leuvu River to Cajon del Pichachen
· You’ll get assistance with migratory forms to enter Chelonian territory
· 960m of uphill ride
· 390m of downhill ride

Day 5 – Wednesday 
· Total distance: 37.5km
· From Cajón del Pichachen to Sierra Velluda
· Arriving to Chile
· 890m of uphill ride
· 1080m of downhill ride

Day 6 – Thursday 
· 
Total distance: 60km
· From Sierra Velluda to Camp Rucue River
· 635m of uphill ride
· 1590m of downhill ride

Day 7 – Friday
· 
Total distance: 51km
· From Camp Rucue River  to Los Angeles (Chile)
· Check-in hotel in Los Angeles (Chile) (night at hotel included) 
· 178m of uphill ride 
· 498m of downhill ride

Day 8 – Saturday
· 
Return to Neuquen by van/bus
· Breakfast included
· Night at a hotel included (lunch, dinners & personal expenses excluded) 

Day 9 – Sunday
· 
Return to Buenos Aires by van/bus

* The tour includes breakfast, meals & snacks from day 2 up to day 7, tents (sleeps 2 people), tented dining area, toilet facilities, heaters, tables, benches, tablecloths and dining utensils.

Offers

1
9 days tour

Duration: 9 days /8 nights -6 days - actively cycling
Total Distance: 290km

Activity requirements

• Enough changes of clothing
• Mountain bike (21 gears)
• Equipment: helmet, gloves, sunglasses etc.
• Swimming costume
• Towel
• Sunscreen

Special terms

• This tour is only for advanced – professional levels
• Preferably bring your own bike (21 gears)
• Your bike must be registered at customs
• We need your bike’s information (brand, model, colour, and serial number)
• You can rent a bike from us

Sport level:Advanced
Duration:> 1 week
Meeting point:
Chos Malal, Neuquen province, Argentina
Included:
  • Roundtrip in a van (15 seats)
  • Transportation of mountain bikes
  • 2 emergency support vehicles
  • Tents (sleeps up to 2 people)
  • Medical Assistance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Border procedures (assistance with paperwork)
  • Mobile phone for emergencies
Excluded:
  • Transportation/flights from your country
  • Airport taxes / other fees
  • Hotels before or after the tour
  • Tips, alcoholic beverages, meals before/after tour
  • Personal expenses
2
9 days tour + mountain bike rental

This option includes the rental of the mountain bike for the duration of the trip.

Duration: 9 days /8 nights -6 days - actively cycling
Total Distance: 290km

* Participants that want to have a personal tent must pay $130 USD extras to the price marked.

Activity requirements

• Enough changes of clothing
• Mountain bike (21 gears)
• Equipment: helmet, gloves, sunglasses etc.
• Swimming costume
• Towel
• Sunscreen

Special terms

• This tour is only for advanced – professional levels
• Preferably bring your own bike (21 gears)
• Your bike must be registered at customs
• We need your bike’s information (brand, model, colour, and serial number)
• You can rent a bike from us

Sport level:Advanced
Duration:> 1 week
Meeting point:
Chos Malal, Neuquen province, Argentina
Included:
  • Roundtrip in a van (15 seats)
  • Transportation of mountain bikes
  • 2 emergency support vehicles
  • Tents (sleeps up to 2 people)
  • Medical Assistance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Border procedures (assistance with paperwork)
  • Mobile phone for emergencies
Excluded:
  • Transportation/flights from your country
  • Airport taxes / other fees
  • Hotels before or after the tour
  • Tips, alcoholic beverages, meals before/after tour
  • Personal expenses

Meeting point

Chos Malal, Neuquen province, Argentina Get directions
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