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22-02-2024 | CycloWorld

Alta Valtellina: a MTB adventure between Bormio and Livigno

"All MTB marathons are equal, but some marathons are more equal than others." George Orwell might have mused this had he been a mountain biker, especially in reference to the Alta Valtellina Bike Marathon. This event is not just any marathon; it's a journey through some of the most stunning landscapes in the world. Participate and you get a nice discount.

Scenic view of Alta Valtellina Bike Marathon route

A MTB heaven

The Bormio and Livigno region, a renowned cycling paradise, hosts this awe-inspiring event. Favored by cycling elites like Annemiek van Vleuten and Matthieu van der Poel, this area is their chosen training ground. Both champions, known for their versatility, never miss a chance to explore these trails with their MTBs, captivated by the area's natural beauty. The Alta Valtellina marathon, nestled in a picturesque valley between these two villages, offers an unparalleled cycling experience.

Alta Valtellina Bike Marathon in brief

  • Date: July 27, 2024.
  • Start/finish: Valdidrentro, nestled between Bormio and Livigno.
  • Type of event: MTB marathon.
  • Distances: 100 km / 3260m+, 76 km / 2400m+, or 44 km / 1485m+.
  • Official website.
  • More info at CycloWorld.

What to expect?

Expect a course that's a dream come true for MTB enthusiasts, comprising 90% unpaved roads and brimming with thrilling singletracks. The event is accessible to all skill levels, welcoming anyone with basic MTB experience. The impeccable organization includes comprehensive feed stations and technical support. With its international participant base and a reasonable entry fee of 70 Euros, the Alta Valtellina Bike Marathon is an event not to be missed.

Exclusive discount at CycloWorld

Those who register until 31 March using code CYCLO10AVBM will get a 10% discount.

Subscribe on the official website.

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