_what is an e-bike

An e-bike, short for electric bike, is a bicycle equipped with an integrated electric motor that assists the rider in propulsion. It combines the traditional features of a bicycle with the advantages of electric power, offering an enhanced riding experience. The electric motor is usually powered by a rechargeable battery, which provides assistance in the rider’s pedaling efforts.

The excursion takes place with a minimum required number of participants of 5 people and a maximum of 10 people.

_equipment provided for the activity:

  • e-bike
  • helmet

_equipment you will need to bring:

  • sports clothing
  • sports shoes (preferably flat)
  • high socks (not the ones that reach to the ankle)
  • windbreaker – raincoat
  • 2nd set of clothes

_Vermio

Cycling through the enchanting forest of Vermio is an exciting adventure that immerses you in the amazing beauty of nature.

As you pedal along the trails, a symphony of vibrant green hues surround you, accompanied by the gentle rustling of leaves and the occasional chorus of birdsong. The mountain air is refreshing, carrying the delicate aroma of beech, pine and wild flowers. The ebike effortlessly propels you forward, allowing you to navigate the undulating terrain of the forest with ease, climbing to spectacular vantage points that offer panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The rhythmic sound of the electric motor blends harmoniously with the sounds of nature, ensuring a peaceful and eco-friendly journey. Along the way, you may encounter wildlife such as deer gracefully hopping through clearings or squirrels playfully running through the trees. As you venture deeper into the heart of the Vermian Forest, a sense of calm washes over you, renewing your spirit and reconnecting you with the raw beauty of the natural world.

_activity

mountain biking | Vermio | 20-25km | easy/moderate difficulty | 4 hours | ages: 11+

Our appointment is at the lift bar of the ski center 3-5 Pigadia at 9:30. After receiving the equipment and a short technical briefing we start the ascent.

The route we follow is 20-25 km long covering approximately 1,100m of altitude difference and is characterized by 1/5 & 2/5 degrees of difficulty and respectively requires moderate physical condition.

We start from the base of ski center 3-5 Pigadia and after passing the “Ntorntopoli” area and completing our warm-up, we start for the top traversing around the ski center from the north-east side.

We pass by the “Mpalkoni” location and continue towards the refuge at an altitude of 1,800m. After a short break, we continue our journey and from there we reach the top at an altitude of 2,000m and start our descent though the ski center 3-5 Pigadia. We descend towards “Paradise” and continue our circular route around the ski center as we ascended, returning to the base.

_the price per person is €80 and includes:

  • e-bike rental
  • helmet for the activity
  • escort during the activity
  • organisational costs
  • liability insurance
  • legal taxes

_do not forget:

  • backpack (10 lit)
  • sunglasses
  • cycling gloves
  • sun cream
  • snack for the activity
  • water (ideally 1.5L)

_the price does not include:

  • transportation

_route data

  • physical condition required: moderate
  • mileage: 20-25 km
  • altitude difference: 1,100 m
  • degree of difficulty: 1/5 & 2/5
  • duration: 4 hours