sierra del rincón
Four stages. Unique adventure.
BZM Mountain Trails Sierra del Rincón is a circular route by stages of authentic MTB that runs through the Sierra Norte de Madrid, the so-called Sierra Pobre. It crosses three valleys, the Valle Bajo del Lozoya, the Sierra del Rincón and the Valle Medio del Lozoya. It has a total of 207 kms with an accumulated elevation gain of 5,600 m. It crosses picturesque locations such as El Pinarcillo de Buitrago, El Villar dam, El Collado de El Salinero, El Hayedo de Montejo, La Hiruela, El pico Tres Provincias, Puerto de Somosierra and La Acebeda.
It consists of an authentic mountain biking experience, with technical and fast descends, together with challenging climbs for the more demanding climbers, passing through canyons and paths on the edge of valleys, rustic trails, tree line tunnels, rivers, high mountain sections, and some sections that may best be done on foot. The rest and rural tourism is done in remote towns worthy of the most adventurous bikers and in some less travel locations such as Puebla de la Sierra. These are the more noteworthy routes in Sierra Norte de Madrid.
Distance: 207 km
Cumulative difference in altitude: +5,600 m / -5,450 m
Average slope: 6.2% / -6.1%.
Height min/med/max: 900 / 1.390 / 2.122
Technical difficulty: 3/5
Buitrago de Lozoya
Robledillo de la Jara
Berzosa del Lozoya
Puebla de la Sierra
The Montejo Beech Forest
Horcajuelo de la Sierra
Prádena del Rincón
Montejo de la Sierra
Puerto de Somosierra
Villavieja del Lozoya
- Stage 1: Middle Lozoya Valley
- Stage 2: Sierra del Rincón
- Stage 3: Puerto de Somosierra
- Stage 4: La Acebeda
PUEBLA DE LA SIERRA
It is the first stage of the Route and which is is taken with emotion. It is to get your strength up and to take the measure of the area. You cann see and enjoy up to 3 dams along the way. It has twotwo different parts: 30 km through dams, forests and plains and 20 km of mountains, through hills, valleys through hills, valleys, canyons and passes..
PUEBLA DE LA SIERRA TO MONTEJO DE LA SIERRA
This stage starts completely in the Sierra del Rincón and runs through the most characteristic places of the area such as the Collado del Salinero and Cerro del Morro, the village of La Hiruela and its charming trails, the beech forest of Montejo de la Sierra and the Collado del Mosquito.
MONTEJO DE LA SIERRA TO
This stage runs in the Sierra del Rincón and ends in the Valle Medio del Lozoya. It reaches the highest peak of the route, the so-called Tres Provincias ( 2,122m), crosses the well-known Puerto de Somosierra and ends at the beginning of the "Horizontal" road to La Acebeda.
LA ACEBEDA A
BUITRAGO DE LOZOYA
This stage starts in La Acebeda and runs along a large part of "La Horizontal".
You have to climb three passes; la Acebeda, Arcones and la Linera. It has an intense 12km leg-breaking loop at the end for a good souvenir.