La Leyenda del Dorado

Mythical Columbia – Land of Legends
7

days

450

km

14,800

up

4/5
La Leyenda del Dorado is South America’s premier mountain bike stage race. Started in 2016 with the goal of promoting Colombia as a tourist destination via its incredible scenery, natural diversity and people, it’s now in its fourth edition and open to professional and amateur cyclists from around the world. The route comprises an incredible seven stages and 450km of off road trails and singletracks, including over 15,000m of vertical ascent.
  • Columbia
  • recreational tour, stage race, UCI XCS
  • maximum 300 participants
  • E-MTB participation options unknown
  • 2 August - 8 August 2020
  • date 2021 unknown
  • www.la-leyenda.com
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La Leyenda del Dorado
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stage

km

ascent

trail

1
19 km
750 m
Prologue. Cali – Cali
2
65 km
2,157 m
Bosque de Neblina
3
75 km
2,600 m
n/a. Estimation of distance and ascent
4
75 km
2,600 m
n/a. Estimation of distance and ascent
5
75 km
2,600 m
n/a. Estimation of distance and ascent
6
75 km
2,600 m
n/a. Estimation of distance and ascent
7
75 km
2,600 m
n/a. Estimation of distance and ascent
Through stunning Colombian countryside and pristine colonial towns, with thousands of spectactors lining the route to cheer the hundreds of racers on. La Leyenda is widely regarded as one of the most challenging mountain bike races in the world and is accredited by the UCI with S1 categorisation, being one of a select group of cross-country marathon races around the globe to be able to guarantee a world class experience, both on and off the bike.
Endurance
5/5
Overall
4/5
Technic
4/5
Days
5/5
Distance
3/5
Up/down
5/5

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.

La Leyenda del Dorado

Mythical Columbia – Land of Legends
7

days

450

km

14,800

up

4/5
  • Columbia
  • recreational tour, stage race, UCI XCS
  • maximum 300 participants
  • E-MTB participation options unknown
  • 2 August - 8 August 2020
  • date 2021 unknown
  • www.la-leyenda.com
La Leyenda del Dorado is South America’s premier mountain bike stage race. Started in 2016 with the goal of promoting Colombia as a tourist destination via its incredible scenery, natural diversity and people, it’s now in its fourth edition and open to professional and amateur cyclists from around the world. The route comprises an incredible seven stages and 450km of off road trails and singletracks, including over 15,000m of vertical ascent.
La Leyenda del Dorado Placeholder
La Leyenda del Dorado
La Leyenda del Dorado (overlay) Placeholder
La Leyenda del Dorado (overlay)

stage

km

ascent

1
19 km
750 m
2
65 km
2,157 m
3
75 km
2,600 m
4
75 km
2,600 m
5
75 km
2,600 m
6
75 km
2,600 m
7
75 km
2,600 m
Through stunning Colombian countryside and pristine colonial towns, with thousands of spectactors lining the route to cheer the hundreds of racers on. La Leyenda is widely regarded as one of the most challenging mountain bike races in the world and is accredited by the UCI with S1 categorisation, being one of a select group of cross-country marathon races around the globe to be able to guarantee a world class experience, both on and off the bike.

La Leyenda del Dorado

Mythical Columbia – Land of Legends
7

days

450

km

14,800

up

4/5
  • Columbia
  • recreational tour, stage race, UCI XCS
  • maximum 300 participants
  • E-MTB participation options unknown
  • 2 August - 8 August 2020
  • date 2021 unknown
  • www.la-leyenda.com
La Leyenda del Dorado is South America’s premier mountain bike stage race. Started in 2016 with the goal of promoting Colombia as a tourist destination via its incredible scenery, natural diversity and people, it’s now in its fourth edition and open to professional and amateur cyclists from around the world. The route comprises an incredible seven stages and 450km of off road trails and singletracks, including over 15,000m of vertical ascent.
La Leyenda del Dorado Placeholder
La Leyenda del Dorado
La Leyenda del Dorado (overlay) Placeholder
La Leyenda del Dorado (overlay)
Through stunning Colombian countryside and pristine colonial towns, with thousands of spectactors lining the route to cheer the hundreds of racers on. La Leyenda is widely regarded as one of the most challenging mountain bike races in the world and is accredited by the UCI with S1 categorisation, being one of a select group of cross-country marathon races around the globe to be able to guarantee a world class experience, both on and off the bike.