Cycling El Teide Acantilado de los Gigantes

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El Teide - Acantilado de los Gigantes


Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 4.4 %

Length: 51.8 km

Height start: 3 m

Height top: 2260 m

Ascent: 2257 m

El Teide rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 179 (all)
Ranking Spain: 26 (all)
Difficulty score: 171.54 what?

El Teide ratings

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Description

The El Teide is situated in Canarias (Canary Islands) . Starting from Acantilado de los Gigantes, the El Teide ascent is 51.8 km long. Over this distance, you climb 2257 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 4.4 %.

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Stories, information and comments from El Teide climbers
Story by Hedley Thorne from , United Kingdom, submitted on 05/03/2015
Long, long, long climb- never steep (about 6% most of the way) but very exposed. Slower cyclists will take 5+ hours. Wear suncream for God''s sake. There are two cafes at just over 1,000m altitude and then nothing until Parador café at 2,100m. Views breathtaking - make this very worthwhile, but don''t descent this way due to road surface- descend via Villaflor. Not a climb for the unfit.
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