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STAGE 1  FULL DETAILS

DAY 1 - IOANNINA - GJIROKASTRA (138 km)      Date: Sunday 30/04/2023

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FULL TRACK DETAILS:  Ioannina - Gjirokastra

TRACK:

- Distance: 134 km

- Gravel Roads: 54 %

- Forests/Sand/Fields: 18 %

- River bed: 5 %

- Asphalt: 19 %

- Single tracks: 8 %

SLOPE GRADES:

- Max. Ascent: 22.6 %

- Average Ascent: 3.9 %

- Max. Descent: -19.6 %

- Average Descent: -3.5 %

DESCRIPTION:
Leaving Ioannina lake in the morning for the first riding day.  An average easy ride in the beginning and after some smooth hill rides on gravel roads the tour goes up the Souli mountain pass and continue in the forests on the side of dry river Drinos. Beautiful landscape all along the route with small remote villages.
Entering Albania at km 90 of the day, just after the PitStop 3, you can enjoy the last km of the day on the side of mountain Bureto, the beautiful flowers path.

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