The “toughest MTB in the planet” La Ruta de Los Conquistadores Is On!

The route covers 260 kilometers and 12 microclimates.

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La Ruta de Los Conquistadores, a grueling mountain bike race that crosses the country from the Pacific to the Caribbean, in underway.

The course changes every year. This year (2018), the three-day race, billed “the toughest MTB in the plant” began on Thursday, November 1, at 5:15 am at Crocs Hotel in Jaco and finishing at the Hacienda El Rodeo, Ciudad Colón.

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Stage 2 began this morning, Friday, at 5 am Terramall, Tres Rios and finishing at the Catie, in Turrialba.

Tomorrow, Saturday, the racers will leave Centro de Siquirres at 1 pm and finish at Playa Bonita, in Limón.

In total, the route covers 260 kilometers and 12 microclimates.

Photos from social networks and Ruta de Los Conquistadores website.