Sport Ride / Basic+Intermediate Levels
El Morro Singletracks (XC)
The bikers singletracks choice for mountain biking rides in Lima city. Here you can do a technical ride or use the trail to learn, making this hill perfect for an enjoyable one to two hours ride.
Season: All the year. Best from October to June.
250-350 mt Positive Elevation / 12 Km + 18 Km on streets / 1h15 effective riding time + 40 min on streets.
About the Place:
El Morro is a dry, rocky and dusty place in the southern extreme of Lima Bay. Because of its location and height (nearly 300m) weather is similar to the city and during summer (Feb/Mar) is very hot and dry, so is better to ride early, opposite winter time (Aug/Sep) is quite humid and bit cold and some days covered by myst.
Morro trail is around 12K doing some extra loops that may ride 15-16K that can be done in a maximum of a couple of hours of full up and down XC/enduro singletracks (we do not offer Enduro or Downhill rides).
What to bring:
Try to bring your basic equipment: helmet, gloves and protective wear (recommended). Just a small snack, 1L of water, a wind vest or a couple of layers on winter days. 2L of water and a lot of sunscreen in summer.
Important Note / Advice: Because of safety issues, El Morro cannot be ridden but on special days and hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 6 to 11 a.m. El Morro trails are available only if you are an intermediate rider. Beginners may ride here but not on all the trails, to them is a learning ride (riding tips and teaching included).
Biking from our office.
To get to our office you may take a taxi, 10 minutes from Miraflores or Barranco, average cost of de 5 USD. It takes 20 minutes (8 Km) to ride across the city to/from El Morro.
PRICES IN US DOLLARS (USD).
Meeting time: Tuesday to Sunday
From May to November: 7:40 am / December to April: 6:40 am
INCLUSIONS: Mountain bike full suspension or hardtail (as available), helmet and gloves. If you bring your biking shoes we can include SPD pedals.
NOT INCLUDED: Meals, snacks, water or any personal spend. Transportation from your hotel to our office (you may take a taxi to our meeting point in Surco, 10 minutes by car from Miraflores or Barranco, average cost of 5 USD).
Any broken or damaged part of the bike or equipment, made intentionally or not, caused by riders or terrain issues must get paid back at commercial prices (ex: frame, levers, gears, derailleur, tyres, wheels, helmet, gloves, etc).
Any injury caused by any reason during the ride is the full responsibility of the rider and any medical or transportation cost must be covered by the rider. This is an adventure sport activity subject by its nature to any kind of non-expected events.