Cycling between passion and fun
Mountain bike excursion with the collaboration between the VOLUNTARY ECOLOGICAL GUARDS of the Park (GEV) and “THE VARESE CRAZIERS”, group of passionate bikers from Varese, that with more than 20 years experience living the natural beauty of our park and surrounding areas, riding their mountain bikes.
“The Craziers” because this name identifying them be always ready to ride in any season and in any weather situation.
“Who’s there!” is their motto. Don’t pray no one, to join their excursions, but who is not there …. you always lose something unique, and who it is … … for no reason will never be left behind!
If you want to ride in the company of Craziers and of GEV, we offer beautiful scenic routes and stages along little known, to discover the natural beauty, historical and artistic works of our territory.
Trips marked with asterisk (*) are also suitable for less trained; a Guide/Companion accompany you always dedicated to alternative routes, to avoid any bumps too.
We ride and have fun with The Craziers Varese. When is possible?
SUNDAY, MARCH 2
BIKER BLESSING *
Chapels Sacro Monte (small but significant biker blessing ceremony at Moses) continuation Step Varro, Rasa
SUNDAY 6 APRIL
BEAR HUNTING *
Frascarolo, Cantello, Viggiù continuation Monte Orsa (CADORNA LINE)
SUNDAY, MAY 4
ALTA VIA DEGLI ARTISTI
with auto for Arcumeggia, then San Michele, Val Alta, San Martino
SATURDAY MAY 24 hours * 20.30 STARRY HEIGHTS
Night walk in the Park; the Gev there “explain the stars”
SUNDAY 15 JUNE at 20.30
HOWLING AT THE FORT *
Full moon night in the Fort of Orino continuation with barbecue with chance to overnight in sleeping bags to the hut of Pian delle noci
SUNDAY 6 JULY
VISTA LAKES 4 *
Valganna, Boarezzo were continuing to Mount Piambello
SUNDAY, AUGUST 3
THE ARRAMPIL ‘ AGA *
Villa Cagnola, Pesegh Waterfall, Mount Martinello continuation Cavona tracing, Aga
SUNDAY 7 SEPTEMBER (full day)
BUS TRIP IN VAL FORMAZZA
by bus then Riale, Passo San Giacomo, Gries
LA DOMENICA DEL VILLAGGIO *
with car then United, Dutch village, Brezzo, m. Pian Ship
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2
SUPER PARK *
Rasa bike park, Summit continuation Sacro Monte Campo dei Fiori, Remeron (exclusive), Lago di Varese
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7
ACROSS THE BORDER *
Valmorea, Tremona continuation in Swiss vineyards in Mendrisio
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21
TOAST ON MONARCO *
Induno Olona, Montallegro, Monte Monarco with sparkling wine and panettùn
(photos: thanks to “TheCraziers”)
Fun is assured … we wait for you!
SPECIFIC RULES FOR MOUNTAIN BIKING:
It is mandatory the use of MTB (mountain bike)
Check the efficiency of your MTB before departure
Always, if possible, a spare inner tube
The use of protective helmet is strongly recommended
Wear clothing appropriate to the season, and bring rain raincoat, gloves and glasses
Always carry an energy bar and a bottle of water
For night trips it is essential to have front and possibly light, red led