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Ijevan Sierra

Intermediate

Trail

17.5 mile 28.1 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 3,820' 1,164 m
Descent: -4,505' -1,373 m
High: 6,624' 2,019 m
Low: 2,430' 741 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 37% (20°)

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Forested mountains and nice panoramic views of Tavush Province are waiting for you.

State Tourism Committee Republic of Armenia

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

This trail is accessible only from April till November. The biking is allowed only in sunny weather. The lightning can harm the bikers during the rainy weather.

Need to Know

Safety and security:
All mobile connections functions without interruptions. It is dangerous to ride during rainy weather, as the lightning happens always and can harm the bikers. In case of emergency, call 911 or 112. Be aware of leashed-off dogs in the villages.

How to reach to the trail:
First of all, the bikers must reach to Haghartsin village by car, then start riding. Please, use taxi service with taximeters.

Description

Biking trail description:
The trail is located in Tavush Province in the middle of Ijevan and Dilijan. It involves Virahayots, Gugarats, Miapori, Areguni, and Pambak Sierras. The trail passes through the forests. On the way, the bikers can see the summits of Ijevan Sierra, then, by the serpentine route, can ride down by enjoying the speed.

Monuments description:
On the way to this trail, bikers can also visit Goshavank Monastery, Haghartsin Monastery, Parz Lake, and Dilijan National Park. During the riding, the bikers can also see nice panoramic views with the summits of Virahayots, Gugarats, Miapori, Areguni, and Pambak Sierras and Sevan Lake from Miapori Peak.

Flora:
The half of the province is covered with forests. In some places, bikers can see fruitful trees of pomegranate, peach, apricot, olive, lemon, etc, and wild trees of beech, oak, horn-beam, lime, and maple.

Fauna:
The province has rich fauna, in the forests can be seen deers, Caucasian bears, wild pig, rabbits, foxes, panther etc.

Trail technical parameters:
Best period: April-November
Distance: 110 km from Yerevan
Duration: 1 hours 51 min
Biking trail length: 27.8 km
Ride duration: 6 hours 32 min
Altitude from the see level: 1000-2020-737m
Take bottled water with you.

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On the way to Ijevan Sierra
Dec 3, 2018 near Haghartsin, AM

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