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List of 2019 checkpoints

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NameName HEScoreCoordinates
Aqrabim ascentמעלה עקרבים130.9180110,35.1387140
Avdatעבדת130.7928780,34.7686270
Avraham Ascentמעלה אברהם130.8927830,34.9168530
Ein Akevעין עקב130.8188580,34.8108650
Ein Shachakעין שחק130.7314330,35.1873580
FINISH - Um rashrashסיום - דגל הדיו129.5493650,34.9530820
Gishronגישרון129.5443930,34.8869460
Kasuy Dunesחולות כיסוי129.9771500,34.9879170
Mamshitממשית131.0284370,35.0642030
Mount Berechהר ברך129.7925220,34.9156160
Mount Kipaהר כיפה130.3990030,35.0293740
Observatoryמצפה הכוכבים רמון130.5981430,34.7680680
Salomon Towersעמודי שלמה129.7680930,34.9555340
Sarafגב שרף130.7623140,35.0288660
Tlalim bicycleפסל אופנים טללים130.9962300,34.7635170
Zarchanגב זרחן130.8333140,34.9575460
Shivtaשבטא130.8814750,34.6283860
Qatzraקצרה130.5596170,35.0877930
Flamingoפלמינגו129.6289610,34.9976350
Petra memorialהיורדים לפטרה - אנדרטה130.3537370,35.1826550
Hatrurim strongholdמצד חתרורים131.2230650,35.3055100
Shchoretשחורת129.6223220,34.9423650
Start - DIMONAזינוק - ארומה דימונה131.0607480,35.0201710
Yeruham Parkאגם ירוחם130.9899300,34.9021080
Nizana Turkish towerהמגדל הטורקי230.8698690,34.4394900
Hafir wellבאר חפיר230.7220300,34.5914050
White Canyonהקניון הלבן230.2104150,34.7316090
Znifim gateשער צניפים230.0906300,34.8470800
Yair Peledיאיר פלד230.6448270,34.5805620
Thirsty snakeמנהרות נחש צמא230.7609290,34.8696360
Ada Kanyonקניון עדה230.3306190,34.9121120
Love springמעיין האהבה230.9560230,35.3638900
Red Canyonהקניון האדום329.6782130,34.8734090
Karkomחניון לילה כרכום330.3006600,34.7279600
Keidar Bulbusקיידר בולבוסים329.8941480,34.8339070
Zohar strongholdמיצד זוהר331.1508660,35.3459130
Masada westמצדה - מערב531.3180750,35.3477730
Rehovot Negevרחובות בנגב531.0318570,34.5648080



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


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

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