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Atlas Mountain Race 2021

Silk Road Mountain Race

Atlas Mountain Race 2021

8

Rutas

104:46 h

1.159 km

16.540 m

The second edition of the PEdALED Atlas Mountain Race will follow a 1167 kilometre route through Morocco, with roughly 23,000 meters of climbing. It will take riders from Marrakech to Agadir, on the Atlantic Coast.We had big plans to make updates to the route this year, but, like almost everything else that happened in 2021, the Covid-19 pandemic had other ideas. The only major change compared with the first edition of the race is to move the finish a little further up the coast to Agadir, which is better equipped to deal with the number of riders taking part. Other than that, the exact location of CP2 will change, while CP3 will be hosted in Tafraoute. This is again to better cater to participants' needs as they move through the Checkpoints. The route winds its way through the remote mountain landscapes of the Atlas and Anti-Atlas mountains. Riders will need to get a stamp in their brevet cards at each of the three staffed checkpoints at Telouet, Aguinane and Tafraoute before reaching the finish line in Agadir.The race takes place essentially entirely on unpaved roads where possible. It's rough, remote and beautiful, with every kilometre well earned. There will sometimes be great distances between resupply points and some walking will be required.Experiencing the incredible landscapes of the Moroccan Atlas as well as the warmth and hospitality of its people will surely be an experience that will leave a lasting impression on anyone who takes part.Find out more & sign up via atlasmountainrace.cc

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    126 km
    9,5 km/h
    3.140 m
    1.830 m
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    The race will again begin in Marrakech, at the Hotel Mogador Kasbah and Spa. this is the same location where registration will also take place. Located in the Southeast of the city, it will allow for a swift departure from Marrakech. We will have local police in place to calm traffic and escort riders for the first few kilometres out …

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    11:23
    126 km
    11,1 km/h
    1.600 m
    2.110 m
    Ruta difícil en bici de gravel. Se necesita muy buena forma física. Es posible que tengas que empujar la bici en algunos tramos.

    After leaving CP1 behind, riders will head east on a short section of tarmac before going off road again as they make their way through red earth villages near Anmiter. They’ll then head into the foothills of the Atlas and past Ouarzazate’s impressive solar power station. A man-made beacon that can be seen from miles around.

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    10:14
    99,9 km
    9,8 km/h
    1.440 m
    1.830 m
    Ruta difícil en bici de gravel. Se necesita muy buena forma física. Es posible que tengas que empujar la bici en algunos tramos.

    This next section is wild and remote, and stunningly beautiful. For SRMR veterans, there is even a river crossing! There will be some pushing to make it up to the summit of the plateau but once up there, it's well worth the effort. This old colonial piste, built atop a network of canyons is sure to be one of the highlights of the race.

  • Difícil
    13:20
    141 km
    10,6 km/h
    1.880 m
    1.380 m
    Ruta difícil en bici de gravel. Se necesita muy buena forma física. Es posible que tengas que empujar la bici en algunos tramos.

    Past Afra, the going gets a bit easier in terms of elevation, with the route finding its way through a network of disjointed tracks among the hills. It's sandy at times but generally rideable. Eventually, riders will reach the waterfall at Tizgui and its permanent resident, Omar. He’ll certainly invite everyone for tea in this little oasis, lost in the …

  • Difícil
    13:59
    171 km
    12,2 km/h
    1.750 m
    1.930 m
    Ruta difícil en bici de gravel. Se necesita muy buena forma física. Quizá haya tramos de la Ruta sin asfaltar o difíciles para la bici.

    Taznakht is one of the bigger towns on route, there are guest houses and restaurants and shops; everything you’ll need to refresh before heading back out onto the piste. Riders will then continue west, taking detours to avoid the main road and find more unspoilt back country gravel tracks.

    They will then head south, eventually reaching Aguinane, a palmery hidden …

  • Difícil
    15:41
    174 km
    11,1 km/h
    2.110 m
    2.090 m
    Ruta difícil en bici de gravel. Se necesita muy buena forma física. Quizá haya tramos de la Ruta sin asfaltar o difíciles para la bici.

    On their way out of Aguinane valley, riders will be treated to a short stretch of tarmac before heading off-road once more. The piste gets rough here and there will likely be some pushing required. Resupply is scarce, so be careful that you have enough to get through this section. It’s beautiful, but you’ll have to earn every kilometre. These …

  • Difícil
    13:41
    154 km
    11,3 km/h
    2.440 m
    2.680 m
    Ruta difícil en bici de gravel. Se necesita muy buena forma física. Es posible que tengas que empujar la bici en algunos tramos.

    After Issafen, riders head into another remote section, there is also very little resupply in this whole area. Do treat this section with caution and make sure you don’t get caught short with supplies. It will take longer than expected.

    When you do finally make it through, you’ll come out in the Ait Mansour palmery, another green oasis in a …

  • Difícil
    13:11
    166 km
    12,6 km/h
    2.180 m
    3.170 m
    Ruta difícil en bici de gravel. Se necesita muy buena forma física. Pistas pavimentadas en su mayoría.

    After Tafraoute, riders will have some relatively long sections of tarmac that will speed things up, before being sent off on some pistes that have been paved with concrete. Again, the views are incredible and the roads you’ll follow themselves are as well. The landscape changes again and you’d be forgiven for thinking that you’re on the other side of …

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  • Rutas
    8
  • Distancia
    1.159 km
  • Duración
    104:46 h
  • Desnivel +
    16.540 m

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Atlas Mountain Race 2021