HFG Alpine Slovenia Stages Race

Alpine Slovenia Stages Race is a gravel grinding race from Saturday 18th to Sunday 19th of May, 2024. Riders will take a two stages in 254 km long, alpine winding route with first-class gravel roads. Designed to be fun and challenging for gravel riders of all levels.

 

Lake Bled and Julian Alps

This little and exceptionally beautiful lake Bled can be found in the Julian Alps, in Northwestern Slovenia. Lake Bled is one of the most surprising and beautiful places on Earth. The Julian Alps and pre-alpine hills are considered as one of the best for alpine gravel biking and multi-days bikepacking. For gravel grinders, this beautiful location offers a variety of riding options in a truly preserved nature, full of surpluses and fascinating places.

 

Riders for Riders

The HF Gravel Stages race will perfectly describe the gravel riding philosophy. We locals rider, passionate fans of gravel riding, bikepacking ... completed two excellent stages with the best gravel roads and amazing views. The best for you! In 2024, the race will be held for the third time. Welcome to join us!

Race facts:

  • Location: Lake Bled, Slovenia
  • Start and Finish: River Camp Bled
  • Date: May 18th - May 19th, 2024
  • Format: 2 alpine stages from one base.
  • Riding path: Riders must follow the GPX track.
  • Support: Partially supported race (feed zones ...).
  • Length: 254 km
  • Positive climbing: +5.480m
  • Gravel roads: 78-82%/ stages
  • Max. number of riders: 150

Two Stages - One Base - Amazing Alpine Contrast - Challenge 

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HFG Stage One

HFG stage one runs from Lake Bled to Vintgar gorge and to eastern side of Mežakla plateau. From there riders will descends to the beautiful Radovna valley. Then, the route climb up to Triglav National Park and runs through extraordinary alpine pastures - Uskovnica,  Zajavorniki, ... - and across the amazing Pokljuka plateau in the Triglav Park. From the Pokljuka plateau we descend into the beautifull valley of Bohinj Lake and from there over the Bohinj valley to Jelovica plateau and back to Lake Bled and to the the finish line along the Sava river.

 

Stage 1 facts:

  • Start location: River Camping, Bled 
  • Date: May 18th, 2024
  • Start: 9am
  • Length: 128 km
  • Positive climbing: +2.780m
  • Feed station: One (70km) 
  • Gravel roads: 81%
  • Max. total time: 11 hours (average speed – 11.7 km/h)
  • Note: New course in 2024!
  • Special: Triglav National Park Ride. 
  • Note: You can also register only for the stage one - "King stage" 

Gravel is about community, it’s about friendship and our mission is to create an intimate HFG gravel experience. Therefore, we offer riders to choose to participate only on the "King stage"on Saturday, May 18th. The result is not taken into account in the HFG stages race. It’s a one-day gravel challenege and also the rankings are the same.

 

Only "King stage" facts:

  • Stage 1 facts:
    • Start location: River Camping, Bled 
    • Date: May 18th, 2024
    • Start: 9am
    • Length: 129 km
    • Positive climbing: +2780m
    • Feed station: One (70km) 
    • Gravel roads: 81%
    • Max. total time: 11 hours (average speed – 11.7 km/h)
    • Special: Triglav National Park Ride.
    • Note: You can also register only for the stage one - "King stage"

HFG Stage Two

The second HFG stage is very special. The start is in the morning by the river Sava, and then we ride to Karavanke Mountains on the east side of Upper Carniola valley. Riders will cycle all the way to the most beautiful pasture mountains in Slovenia - the Šija, Pungrat and Kofce. They will cycle through the amazing Dovžanova Gorge, and along the high roads below Begunjšica mountain. Crazy day! This is a serious stage that takes us across the very dynamic middle mountains and high pastures back to Lake Bled and the finish line.

 

Stage 2 facts:

  • Start location: River Camping, Bled 
  • Date: May 19th, 2024
  • Start: 9am
  • Length: 125 km
  • Positive climbing: +2.900m
  • Feed station: One (65km)
  • Gravel roads: 78%
  • Max. total time: 10 hours (average speed – 11.9 km/h)
  • Special: Beautiful Karavanke Mountain Ride.

Venue place

The event venue place is beautiful River Camping Bled. It is also the start and finish line of the HFG Stages race. River camping Bled is one of the most beautiful corners of the Julian Alps. It lies along the beautiful river Sava in the immediate vicinity of Bled. The camp is easily accessible and offers a wide range of services.

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Regulation

Every gravel riders has high expectations and Human Fish Gravel Stages Race is a great choice.

Please, see race regulation here >> 

Registration

Welcome to the online registration of Human Fish Gravel Stages Race 2024. Choose between HFG basic package, HFG medium package and HFG full package.

 

  • Registration via online form.
  • Payment options: PayPal
  • Bank cards options: Stripe
  • Don't have PayPal or card?  Please, contact us on info@humanfishgravel.com

Price

HF Gravel Basic Package

120€ for Early Bird until March 5th 2024 | 150€ for Regular price until April 30th 2024 | 170€ for Last minute price until May 14th 2024.

 

Full organisation of the HF Gravel stages Race | Right to start on the race for 2 stages | Registration services | Electronic timing | Start number | Official T-shirt | Snacks and beverages in the feed zones: stage1 (1), stage 2 (1) | Pasta or pizza lunch in the finish zone (2) | Welcome morning coffee on Saturday | Organised and protected bike depo | Parking | Bicycle washing area | Event Service area | Written instructions for navigation with map and attitude profile until May 5th, 2024 | GPX track for navigation | 

 

HF Gravel Medium Package

160€ for Early Bird until March 5th 2023 | 190€ for Regular price until April 30th 2023 | 220€ for for Last minute price until May 8th 2023.

 

Full organisation of the HF Gravel stages Race | Right to start on the race for 2 stages | Registration services | Electronic timing | Start number | Official T-shirt | Welcome morning coffee on Saturday | Snacks and beverages in the feed zones: stage1 (1), stage 2 (1) | Pasta or Pizza lunch in the finish zone (2) | Organised and protected bike depo | Parking | Bicycle washing area | Event Service area | Written instructions for navigation with map and attitude profile until May 5th, 2024 | GPX track for navigation | Two nights (Friday and Saturday) Camping Premium parcel accommodation.

 

HF Gravel Full Package

450€ for Early Bird until March 5th 2024 | 470€ for Regular price until April 30th 2024 | 520€ for Last minute price until May 14th 2024.

 

Full organisation of the HF Gravel stages Race | Right to start on the race for 2 stages | Registration services | Electronic timing | Start number | Official T-shirt | Snacks and beverages in the feed zones: stage1 (1), stage 2 (1) | Pasta or pizza lunch in the finish zone (3) | Welcome morning coffee on Saturday | Organised and protected bike depo | Parking | Bicycle washing area | Event Service area | Written instructions for navigation with map and attitude profile until May 5th, 2024 | GPX track for navigation |  Two nights (Friday and Saturday) Glamping Alpine House accommodation just for you - 32m2  - SINGLE USE! *

 

  • NOTE: The price for accommodation for additional persons - partners, friends ... - in the cabin is 20€ per person for night (+ tourist tax - 2x1.5€).
  • NOTE: The Glamping Alpine house can also be shared by other cyclists in a group by paying a registration fee of 140€+40€ (+ TT x1.5€) for each additional rider (max. 4 riders in a cabin).

 

SPECIAL OPTION:

 

HF Gravel only Stage 1 | May 18th, 2024

65€ for Early Bird until March 5th 2024 | 75€ Regular price until April 30th 2024 | 85€ for for Last minute price until May 14th 2024.

Full organisation of the HF Gravel stages Race | Right to start on the race for 1 stage | Registration services | Electronic timing | Start number |  Snacks and beverages in the feed zones (1) | Welcome morning coffee on Saturday | Pasta or Pizza lunch in the finish zone | Organised and protected bike depo | Parking | Bicycle washing area | Event Service area | Written instructions for navigation with map and attitude profile until May 5th, 2024 | GPX track for navigation | 

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