Roque de los Muchachos

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distance 28.2 km
start height 339 m
end height 2400 m
highest point 2400 m
ascent 2061 m
distance uphill 28.2 km
average ascent percentage 7.3 %
maximum ascent percentage 7.3 %

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From whatever side you climb the Roque de los Muchachos ("the boy's rock"), you gain over 2km of height (you always start close to the ocean). This climb, on the northside of the isle of Las Palmas, turns on the side of the massive volcano of the Caldera de Taburiente. From a junction the road leads to an astronomical observatory (the observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos). On the other side, you start from Sta. Cruz de La Palma and, of course, the ocean.

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start point Calle Díaz y Suárez, 12-13, 38787 Garafía, Spain
end point Calle Díaz y Suárez, 12-13, 38787 Garafía, Spain

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