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List of 2021 checkpoints

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NameName HEScoreCoordinates
Karkomכרכום130.3006600,34.7279600
Mount Berechהר ברך129.7925220,34.9156160
Petra memorial היורדים לפטרה130.3537370,35.1826550
Start דימונה131.0607480,35.0201710
Yeruham Park אגם ירוחם130.9899300,34.9021080
Shaharut Asent camp חניון לילה שחרות129.8975620,35.0318450
Sayarim Asent מעלה סיירים129.7526680,34.8994530
Timna Arcs תמנע קשתות129.7923570,34.9347660
Ada canyon קניון עדה130.3304900,34.9119900
Dom דקלי הדום129.6465980,35.0054330
Esron גב עשרון129.9154010,34.9717280
Lotzבורות לוץ130.5128940,34.6086580
Odded well בארות עודד130.4782380,34.7259830
Oldest tree השיזף העתיק130.8085670,35.2449990
Mushroom הפטרייה130.9323360,35.3719820
Ramon Lake אגם רמון130.6190950,34.8914490
Um Rashrash - Finish סיום דגל הדיו באילת129.5493330,34.9530570
Shitim Bench ספסל שיטים130.1794920,35.0163370
Gishronגישרון229.5443910,34.8870220
Znifim Gevגב צניפים230.0727770,34.8286930
Peres Gev גבי פרס231.0082150,35.2889200
Hafir well באר חפיר230.7217280,34.5912530
Chava Elion חניון לילה חווה עליון230.7281130,34.8966420
Karkom well באר כרכום230.3522290,34.7335820
Mount Sdomהר סדום231.0762780,35.3862830
Lion rock סלע האריה230.4150010,34.8133480
Yaalon Bבולבוסים יעלון230.0862750,35.1120560
Zohar strongholdמיצד זוהר231.1508660,35.3459130
Avraham Ascentמעלה אברהם230.8927830,34.9168530
White Canyon קניון לבן230.2104150,34.7316090
Yair Peled יאיר פלד230.6448270,34.5805620
Qatzra קצרה230.5596170,35.0877930
Saraf גב שרף230.7623140,35.0288660
Mount Kipaהר כיפה230.3990030,35.0293740
Keidar Bulbus קידר בולבוסים229.8941480,34.8339070
Masada westמצדה מערב331.3180750,35.3477730
Airplane wreck מטוס בציר המצלעות330.9168340,35.1878530
Animחרבת ענים731.3527580,35.0637040



Forbidden Roads

Download Forbidden roads GPX file
Road #DescriptionNotes
40
90
25 Beer sheva - Dimona Except Dimona - Rotem
204 Dimona - Yerucham
211 Tlalim - Nitzana
31 Arad Road
258 Zafit - Hatrurim
60
80
12
10
13
224 Negev - Yeruham
222 Mashavim - Gvulot
316 Susya - Hura


Transportation

Getting to the start point
Getting back from the finish point


Important Information

IDF phone - 08-9902927 (more information)
Nature Reserves map
IDF Fire zones
Israel Hiking/MTB map --> Great tool to plan your route


Terms of Use

Should you choose to join this challenge, do so at your own risk. Prior to setting out, plan your own route, check current local weather, conditions, and land/road closures. While riding, obey all public and private land use restrictions and rules, carry proper safety and navigational equipment, and of course, follow the #leavenotrace guidelines. The information found herein is simply intended to be used as a point of inspiration in conjunction with your own due-diligence. In spite of the fact that the checkpoints part of this challenge, were selected under diligent research, the accuracy of such are not guaranteed. The contributors to yota-bikepacking.com are in no way liable for any personal injury, damage to personal property, or any other such situation that might happen to individual riders cycling between the checkpoints mentioned on this website.



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