Crossing from Carretto to Gottasecca
Start point: Carretto
How to arrive: The village is reached by the itinerary 53.
To Carretto we take the provincial road and we follow it in slope to an intersection (km 3,1) where we leave the asphalt to the left to take the road.
The road climbs for a long time before beginning to go down (km 4,7).
We hold the left to a fork (km 5,3) and we also go to the left to the following (km 5,8).
In the lowest point (km 6) we go straight and we go up to an important fork (km 6,2).
We turn to the right and we climb among the lawns. The road brings to an intersection (km 6,8) where we go to the left. The road continues level and then goes down to a fork (km 7,3) where we leave it taking to the left a path.
An amusing descent brings us to cross (km 7,5) the SP302.
We cross the road and we continue on the opposite dirt one.
After the initial descent the road climbs to a fork (km 8,2) where we turn to the right.
We go up to another fork (km 8,3) and we take to the right the forest footstep.
The run is almost entirely in descent even if we meet a pair of short slopes.
We go to the left to a fork (m 9,9), we overcome a slope and we continue with some ups and downs.
We meet a series of intersections that we overcome staying on the almost level road.
We skirt an area pic-nic and we go out on the asphalt (km 10,5).
We follow the asphalted road climbing to the right. We climb over a back and we go down to an intersection (km 12) where go climbing straight through the country of Gottasecca up to the church (km 12,3).
Gradient: 430 ms. and -220 ms.