4 Islands

Unique race in the world of MTB
5

days

263

km

5,700

up

3/5
4Islands | Croatia | logo in red and black | MultidayMTB
Mitas 4 Islands is one of those few races in the world of mountain biking that takes place completely on the seaside. From trail sections that follow coastal paths to sandy beaches and high vantage points that offer a view of the sea stretching out between the 4 islands of Krk, Rab, Cres and Lošinj, this race has it all.
  • Croatia
  • recreational tour, stage race, UCI XCS
  • maximum 450 participants
  • E-MTB participation options unknown
  • 21 April - 25 April 2020
  • date 2021 unknown
  • www.4islands.hr
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stage

km

ascent

trail

1
13 km
300 m
Prologue: Baska – Baska
2
72 km
1,750 m
Baska – Krk
3
65 km
1,120 m
Lopar – Lopar
4
73 km
1,620 m
Merag – Osor
5
40 km
900 m
Mali Losinj – Mali Losinj
Mitas 4 Islands is a team MTB stage race with 4 stages and prologue. It’s an amateurs side-by-side with professionals kinda race. All that makes a real MTB is here. You need endurance combined with skill in every pedal of the way – from hard core climbs to technical descends. The terrain will provide overall blend of diverse riding with sharpened limestone rocks waiting to puncture your day. Each team consists of 2 riders. In 5 days of the race participants will make around 300 km and 5 500 vertical meters. Also, they will pass through the most beautiful locations on the island Krk, island Rab, island Cres and island Lošinj.
Mitas 4 Islands MTB stage race is unique also due to its “logistic” and daily transfers from an island to an island. If you choose RACE ONLY option, we suggest to organize a support who will take care of your logistics and transfers of you, your bikes and your luggage from stage to stage (from island to island). This option is possible due to good ferry connection between islands so it is on you and your supporter to organize the whole logistic, buy ferry tickets etc.
Endurance
4/5
Overall
3/5
Technic
4/5
Days
4/5
Distance
3/5
Up/down
3/5

Explanation

Overall ​Upwards rounded rating baesd on the avarage score of ​endurance, technic, ​days, distance and up/down. Unfortunately the judgment undoubtedly contains subjective elements, please make your own assessments and prepare well!

Endurance Requirements for endurance (unfortunately the judgment undoubtedly contains subjective elements, please make your own assessments and prepare well!).
1 star basic endurance required. 2 stars above average endurance required. 3 stars above average endurance required, partly due to extreme or changing weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, mud, etc.). 4 stars more than above average endurance required, including due to extreme or changing weather conditions. 5 stars way above average endurance / professional endurance, including due to extreme or changing weather conditions. 

Technic Indication of the technical difficulty of the average stages (unfortunately the judgment undoubtedly contains subjective elements, please make your own assessments and prepare well!).
1 star flat or slightly sloping roads with a level surface and/or asfaltos, no or hardly no singletracks. 2 stars mainly off road, but flat or slightly sloping roads with a level surface and some singletracks. 3 stars mainly off-road with single tracks, roots and / or rocks and / or sandy parts in hilly surroundings. 4 stars mainly off road with singletracks, roots and/or rocks and/or sandy pieces including steep climbs and/or downhills in mountainous surroundings. 5 stars mainly off-road, technical passages, steep climbs, fast descents including natural jumps and drops, changing surfaces both up and down.

Days Number of days of the event.
1 star 2 days or less. 2 stars 3 days. 3 stars 4 days. 4 stars 5 days. 5 stars 6 days or more

Distance Average kilometers per stage.
1 star 40 km or less. 2 stars 40- 59 km. 3 stars 60- 79 km. 4 stars 80 - 99 km. 5 stars 100 km or more. 

Up/down Average uphill meters per stage.
1 star 500 meters or less. 2 stars 501 - 1,000 meters. 3 stars 1,001 - 1,500 meters. 4 stars 1,501 - 2,000 meters. 5 stars 2,001 meters or more.

4 Islands

Unique race in the world of MTB
5

days

263

km

5,700

up

3/5
  • Croatia
  • recreational tour, stage race, UCI XCS
  • maximum 450 participants
  • E-MTB participation options unknown
  • 21 April - 25 April 2020
  • date 2021 unknown
  • www.4islands.hr
Mitas 4 Islands is one of those few races in the world of mountain biking that takes place completely on the seaside. From trail sections that follow coastal paths to sandy beaches and high vantage points that offer a view of the sea stretching out between the 4 islands of Krk, Rab, Cres and Lošinj, this race has it all.
4 Islands Placeholder
4 Islands
4 Islands (overlay) Placeholder
4 Islands (overlay)

stage

km

ascent

1
13 km
300 m
2
72 km
1,750 m
3
65 km
1,120 m
4
73 km
1,620 m
5
40 km
900 m
Mitas 4 Islands is a team MTB stage race with 4 stages and prologue. It’s an amateurs side-by-side with professionals kinda race. All that makes a real MTB is here. You need endurance combined with skill in every pedal of the way – from hard core climbs to technical descends. The terrain will provide overall blend of diverse riding with sharpened limestone rocks waiting to puncture your day. Each team consists of 2 riders. In 5 days of the race participants will make around 300 km and 5 500 vertical meters. Also, they will pass through the most beautiful locations on the island Krk, island Rab, island Cres and island Lošinj.
Mitas 4 Islands MTB stage race is unique also due to its “logistic” and daily transfers from an island to an island. If you choose RACE ONLY option, we suggest to organize a support who will take care of your logistics and transfers of you, your bikes and your luggage from stage to stage (from island to island). This option is possible due to good ferry connection between islands so it is on you and your supporter to organize the whole logistic, buy ferry tickets etc.

4 Islands

Unique race in the world of MTB
5

days

263

km

5,700

up

3/5
  • Croatia
  • recreational tour, stage race, UCI XCS
  • maximum 450 participants
  • E-MTB participation options unknown
  • 21 April - 25 April 2020
  • date 2021 unknown
  • www.4islands.hr
Mitas 4 Islands is one of those few races in the world of mountain biking that takes place completely on the seaside. From trail sections that follow coastal paths to sandy beaches and high vantage points that offer a view of the sea stretching out between the 4 islands of Krk, Rab, Cres and Lošinj, this race has it all.
4 Islands Placeholder
4 Islands
4 Islands (overlay) Placeholder
4 Islands (overlay)
Mitas 4 Islands is a team MTB stage race with 4 stages and prologue. It’s an amateurs side-by-side with professionals kinda race. All that makes a real MTB is here. You need endurance combined with skill in every pedal of the way – from hard core climbs to technical descends. The terrain will provide overall blend of diverse riding with sharpened limestone rocks waiting to puncture your day. Each team consists of 2 riders. In 5 days of the race participants will make around 300 km and 5 500 vertical meters. Also, they will pass through the most beautiful locations on the island Krk, island Rab, island Cres and island Lošinj.
Mitas 4 Islands MTB stage race is unique also due to its “logistic” and daily transfers from an island to an island. If you choose RACE ONLY option, we suggest to organize a support who will take care of your logistics and transfers of you, your bikes and your luggage from stage to stage (from island to island). This option is possible due to good ferry connection between islands so it is on you and your supporter to organize the whole logistic, buy ferry tickets etc.