Adrenaline-pumping mountain bike descent on the Black Hole Trail – Slovenia Unique Experience

The Black Hole Trail is designed to provide a challenge and adventure to technically trained and very experienced mountain bikers. The trail is full of challenges and technically very demanding sections, and there are also some very interesting flowing sections during the descent where you can relax and enjoy the views into the endless blackness of the great halls. You can always walk those parts of trail that are too difficult for you.

he Black Hole Trail is an adrenaline mountain bike trail through the abandoned tunnels of the Mežica Mine. This area did not see human foot for more than 25 years since the mine closed and until the trail was being created. The huge halls that our ancestors excavated used to be filled with tons of lead and zinc ore. The route descends via 5 horizons (levels) and approximately 150 meters.

The difficulty of the trail is rated black: it is not suitable for beginners and mountain bikers who are not used to riding on very demanding terrain.

Ability and Endurance: 3E

Mandatory and recommended equipment:

  • own full-suspension bike (minimum 140mm travel),
  • knee and elbow protection,
  • backpack or back protector,
  • gloves,
  • powerful bike light (rental is included in the price).

The price includes guidance, bike helmet rental, transfers from the Info Centre onwards. Duration: 3-4 hours.