Parameters: Length: 61 km. Ascent: 1500 meters. Terrain: paved, unpaved, gravel. Recommended bike: MTB, trekking, gravel. Difficulty: 4. Estimated time: 5 hours. Start: Liptovsky Jan
This route has only 61 kilometers but is quite difficult to go through in a one day. On the route we climb to two nice cottages where we can stop by and make a lunch break.
From the Liptovsky Jan we pass the villages Uhorská Ves, Beňadiková, Liptovský Ondrej where we turn left and get to the village Konská.
So far, we rode only on asphalt roads, but from here we enter the terrain. Along a field road, we reach the mouth of the Žiarska Valley. We continue through the Žiarska Valley. Here avaits us about a five-kilometer climb at the end of which is our first destination – Žiarska Cottage. Here we can take a lunch break.
Next we turn around and descend 5 kilometers to the mouth of the valley. Here we turn right and continue along the field road under the forest to the mouth of the Jalovec Valley. From here, follows the 5-kilometer climb to the cottage “Chata pod Náružím”. This cottage is open during the summer tourist season and is available for refreshments.
Through this road, we get to the village of Jalovec. Here we turn left and follow the field road to the village of Trstené. We continue to Liptovský Mikuláš and the village of Iľanovo, continue along several field roads, after whose we get back to Liptovský Ján.