The West Carpathian Challenge is a 600km self-supported bikepacking adventure through the Carpathian Mountains in Slovakia…


Date: August 2

Time: 9:00 am


Cost: €120

Event Website

Organizer: Matej and Mira Ženiš


The 4th edition of West Carpathian Challenge will start in Jakubovany and end in Lozorno (near Bratislava). It follows a beautiful 600km route through mountains and valleys. The race starts at the edge of the High Tatras National park and follows the lower forest line and offers astonishing views of the Low Tatras and the reservoir Liptovská Mara. You will reach Orava through the beautiful valley of Kvačanská dolina. The track then explores the mountain ridges of Javorniky, Biele Karpaty and Male Karpaty. With many highlights, like Maninska tiesnava, Vršatecke Bradla, the city of Trenčin and the Castle Beckov on the way.

There will be one CP in the middle of the track, where you can sleep, rest, eat, charge your batteries, talk to other participants and the organizers and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.