• Colonel Beer (map)
  • Batroun
  • Lebanon

POLYLIBAN

Are you looking for an adventure? One that involves cycling, climbing, caving, camping & water sports activities all at the same time?
Join Polyliban on an incredible journey at Velo-Camp 2018!
A three nights and three days escape to nature, try combinations of various outdoor sports activities, meet adventurists and people from rural villages and enjoy freedom. 
Prepare your camping equipment, attach your bags to the bike, and join the adventure!

This event is supported by:
Lebanese Climbing Association
Spéléo Club du Liban
Sports 4 Life
Colonel Beer
Cyclo Sport
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Where?

- Batroun, Douma, Majdel areas
- Loop, starting and finishing at the same location
- All roads are paved and suitable for road, hybrid and mountain bikes
- Detailed routes and maps will be posted soon
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How?

- Ride in FULL AUTONOMY, no escort cars
- Cyclists have to carry their own equipment (tent, bike bags, sleeping bag, personal stuff)
- Camping sites available with toilets and showers
- Check the logistics details below
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When?

From Thursday June 21st (evening) to Sunday June 24th, 2018

Thursday June 21st
6:00 pm gathering at Colonel Batroun
7:30 pm dinner and campfire at the sea

Friday June 22nd (Batroun to Douma 55km +1900m)
6:30 am wake-up and preperation
7:30 am cycling
2:00 pm arrival to Tannourine el Tahta
2:00 pm quick Lunch + Rock Climbing ensured by LCA
5:00 pm back to camp
6:00 pm arrival to camp, shower and relaxation
7:00 pm dinner preparation
8:00 pm dinner and campfire

Saturday June 23rd (Douma to Majdel 40 km + 1400 m)
6:00 am wake-up
7:00 am breakfast and bike preparation
8:00 am cycling
1:00 pm arrival to Rweiss, quick Lunch & caving with speleoclub
4:00 pm back to camp
4:30 arrival to camp, shower and relaxation
6:00 pm dinner preparation
7:00 pm dinner and campfire

Sunday June 24th (Majdel to Batroun 75km +1300m)
6:00 am wake-up
7:00 am breakfast and bike preparation
8:00 am cycling
2:00 pm arrival to Batroun
2:00 pm quick Lunch + stand up paddling or kayaking at Colonel
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Level: DIFFICULT – with a ton of fun!

What to bring with you?
- Bike rack & bags
- Tent (Try sharing with someone, 2 people can carry one tent to minimize weight)
- Sleeping bag
- Cycling outfit for 3 days
- Flip-flops
- Long hiking pant and polar jacket (cold nights)
- Buff or Bonnet
- Extra socks
- Toilet and personal kit
- Towel
- Headlamp
- Personal medicines
- Old pair of shoes + short to wear while entering Rweiss cave
- Swimsuit for stand-up paddling/ kayaking/ swimming at Colonel
Note that tents are NOT available at camping sites, bring your own tent

DO NOT FORGET YOUR
A- Insurance policy and identity card
B- HELMET (mandatory)
C- Bike repair kit
D- Pump and spare tubes (at least 2)
E- 2 water bottles
F- Energy bars
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Fee per person: 45,000 LBP
Included: Access to the 3 camping sites, and all activities.

NOT included: All meals (provided by local communities), water, fruits, and snacks
On average: 75,000 LBP/person
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REGISTRATION is mandatory before June 18th on IHJOZ (payment on site) https://ihjoz.com/events/3236-velo-camp-2018

In case you need to cancel, kindly inform us at least 3 days before the event to avoid unnecessary costs on the association.
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DISCLAIMER
Every participant assumes all possible risks and is responsible for his own safety and security. 
PolyLiban is not accountable for any damage or injury that may take place in this event. 

For more info please call +961 76 029085
Born to ride and embrace nature!
Sportively,

The ADPL team