Difficulty rating

Walking and Hiking

Easy

Maximum altitudeup to 1500 meters
Walking time2 to 3 hours
Maximum ascent/dayaprox 500 meters
Terraingentle slopes
Requirementsbasic mountain gear
low hiking experience
reasonable fit

Moderate

Maximum altitudeup to 2000 meters
Walking time5 to 6 hours
Maximum ascent/dayaprox 1000 meters
Terraingentle and medium slopes
Requirementsbasic mountain gear
hiking experience
fit

Tough

Maximum altitudeup to 2500 meters
Walking timeup to 10-11 hours
Maximum ascent/day1500 meters
Terrainsteep slopes, rough terrain, exposed passages with chains or cables
Requirementsadditional mountain gear could be needed (+sleeping bag)
hiking plus scrambling experience
very fit

Cycling

Easy

Distance per day20 – 30 km
Cycling time2 - 3 hours
Terrain & road typeflat and gentle slopes on tarmac
Total ascent/dayup to 400 m

Moderate

Distance per day50 - 70 km
Cycling time4 - 5 hours
Terrain & road typeflat, gentle and medium slopes on tarmac and dirt roads
Total ascent/dayup to 800 m

Tough

Distance per day100 – 120 km
Cycling timeup to 8 hours
Terrain & road typemedium and steep slopes on tarmac and dirt roads
Total ascent/dayup to 1500 m

Mountain biking

Easy

Distance per dayup to 30 km
Cycling timeup to 3 hours
Terrain & road typegentle and medium slopes
Heights to climb/dayup to 500 m

Moderate

Distance per dayup to 60 km
Cycling timeup to 5 hours
Terrain & road typemedium and steep slopes on dirt and tarmac roads
Heights to climb/dayup to 1000 m

Tough

Distance per dayup to 120 km
Cycling hoursup to 10 hours
Terrain & road typemedium and steep slopes, on dirt roads and single tracks, with technical sections
Heights to climb/dayup to 2000 m