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List of 2020 checkpoints

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NameName HEScoreCoordinates
Ein Shachakעין שחק130.7314330,35.1873580
FINISHסיום - דגל הדיו129.5493650,34.9530820
Gishronגישרון129.5443930,34.8869460
Kasuy Dunesחולות כיסוי129.9771500,34.9879170
Love springמעיין האהבה130.9560230,35.3638900
Mamshitממשית131.0284370,35.0642030
Mount Berechהר ברך129.7925220,34.9156160
Petra memorialהיורדים לפטרה130.3537370,35.1826550
Shchoretשחורת129.6223220,34.9423650
Startזינוק דימונה131.0607480,35.0201710
Yeruham Park אגם ירוחם130.9899300,34.9021080
Zarchanגב זרחן130.8333140,34.9575460
Znifim gateשער צניפים130.0906300,34.8470800
Shaharut Asent campחניון מעלה שחרות129.8975620,35.0318450
Zichor-Paran campחניון לילה ציחור-פארן130.3180380,35.0097520
Mount Sdomהר סדום131.0762780,35.3862830
Lotzבורות לוץ130.5128940,34.6086580
Ardonארדון130.6597290,34.9551740
Sayarim Asent מעלה סיירים - אנדרטה129.7526680,34.8994530
Timna Arcs אתר הקשתות תמנע129.7923570,34.9347660
Hafir wellבאר חפיר230.7217280,34.5912530
Zohar strongholdמיצד זוהר231.1508660,35.3459130
Avraham Ascentמעלה אברהם230.8927830,34.9168530
Yaalon Bulbusיעלון בולבוסים230.0862750,35.1120560
Thirsty snakeנחש צמא230.7609290,34.8696360
White Canyonקניון לבן230.2104150,34.7316090
Yair Peledיאיר פלד230.6448270,34.5805620
Qatzraקצרה230.5596170,35.0877930
Saraf גב שרף230.7623140,35.0288660
Mount Kipaהר כיפה230.3990030,35.0293740
Masada westמצדה מערב231.3180750,35.3477730
Keidar Bulbusקידר בולבוסים229.8941480,34.8339070
Karkomחניון לילה כרכום230.3006600,34.7279600
Airplane wreckשברי מטוס בציר המצלעות330.9177920,35.1880280
Lion rockסלע האריה330.4150010,34.8133480
Amiaz asent מעלה עמיעז331.0872220,35.3265660
Animחרבת ענים531.3527580,35.0637040



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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