Cycling Tour Levels

Crade A

Activity level A: Easy

Ideal for people who would like an introduction to cycling holidays. Nearly no routes will be entirely flat, so expect some small climbs and descents. These tours are ideal for families traveling with younger children (8-15). Maximum daily elevation gain extends to 250 metres (800ft). Daily distances never exceed 40km (24 miles). Be sure to check day to day itinerary for the tour you are taking.

Crade B

Activity level B : Intermediate

If you are a weekend rider you will surely enjoy an Intermediate tour. You have to be fit and well accustomed with off road cycling or longer road distances. Intermediate off-road tour are ideal for occasional cyclists, or a more relaxed trip for fitter riders. Maximum daily elevation gain extends to 600 metres (2000ft). Daily distances never exceed 55km (34 miles). Be sure to check day to day itinerary for the tour you are taking.

Crade C

Activity level C: Challenging

Fitness is really important for these kinds of tours. Extended rides at home are a great example for these tours. Technical riding is a plus for these tours as we may encounter some single-track trails. Fit beginners will likely do well on these tours but they might find themselves needing assistance or shuttling.  Maximum daily elevation gain extends to 1000 metres (3200ft). Daily distances never exceed 70km (43 miles). Be sure to check day to day itinerary for the tour you are taking.

Crade D

Activity level D : Demanding

Taking part in Level D tours means you are fully aware of harsh conditions and high elevations. These tours tend to be multi day or  specially technically challenging. For cyclists who love to climb (and descend). You need to be highly trained or accustomed with really big rides or demanding trails. Steep terrain both on the uphills and the descents are common in these kind of tours. Maximum daily elevation gain extends to 1500 metres (4900ft). Daily distances never exceed 100km (62 miles). Be sure to check day to day itinerary for the tour you are taking.