MTB Project Logo

Torello

 3.0 (1)

2.8 Miles 4.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

634' 193 m

Ascent

-151' -46 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

2,070' 631 m

High

1,587' 484 m

Low

Conditions


Unknown

Getting forecast...

Pass the 13th-century Santa Maria di Torello (Church and Convent) after an easy forest singletrack.

Lost Justpastnowhere

Dogs Unknown

Features -none-

Description

The route starts from the main road (Via Arbostora) that runs up the middle of the peninsula. It first follows Via Ceresolo for about 0.6 km (0.4 mi). At the end of Via Ceresolo, a singletrack begins. After a short climb, the singletrack runs about 3 km (1.8 mi) through the forest roughly following the 520 m (1,700-ft) contour. The track isn't too difficult with a few roots and rocks in the trail to clear.

Around 4.8 km (3 mi), you'll come to an area where several trails intersect. Continuing straight or turning right will take you down to the lake. Instead, turn left towards the Santa Maria di Torello church/convent.

The now privately owned Santa Maria di Torello dates from the 13th century and lies in an open field. From here, a doubletrack climbs 120 m (400 ft) in 1.2 km (0.8 mi) to reach the Monte Arbostora forest road. Just to the left of this intersection lies the beautiful Madonna d'Ongero chapel dating from the 17th century, which is also worth a short detour.

There are several stables in the area, so expect to see the occasional equestrian in this area.

You & This Trail


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

Aug 29, 2014
Lost Justpastnowhere

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 1 vote

#2

in Lugano

#19937

Overall
  3.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
100%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#2

in Lugano

#62

in Switzerland

#19,937

Overall
1 Views Last Month
11 Since Feb 10, 2018
Intermediate Intermediate

0%
0%
100%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

MTB Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Mountain Bike

MTB Project is supported by

Support Your Local IMBA Chapter