Bike route 13 – Four Valleys

Parametres: Length: 48 km. Ascent: 1225 meters. Terrain: paved, unpaved, gravel. Recommended bike: MTB. Difficulty: 4. Estimated time: 3.5 hours. Start: Liptovský Ján

This route got a name three valleys because during the trip we visit four beautiful valleys just behind the village of Liptovsky Ján – Jánska Valley, Stanišovská Valley, Valley Michalovo and Svidovská Valley. This route offers us wonderful views of the limestone hills of the Low Tatras.

At the starte, we will make a circuit through Závažná Poruba and run back to Liptovský Ján, from there we continue up through the Jánska Valley, but now we turn at the Stanišová Cave to the Stanišovská Valley. Follows a three-kilometer climb, which ends with a steep hiking trail, which takes us to the Stanišovké Saddle.

From here we continue to Brtkovica hill and along former partisan bunkers we go down to Michalovská Valley. After a five-kilometer descent, we continue up to the village of Malužiná. At monument – cannon from WW2, we turn into Svidovská Valley and ascend to Svidovské Saddle. From the saddle, we descend along the yellow tourist path with an off-road descent.

We turn left in front of the mountain hut and continue up the blue tourist path. This route will lead us to the highest point of our route, where we can enjoy a great view of the entire Janská Valley and the rocky mountains and the rock phenomenon – Window (Okno, Fireplace). In the front of us is just a 13-kilometer descent down the Jánska Valley on a paved road.

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