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Mountain Biking

Ciclismo de montaña

Ciclismo de montaña

Mountain Biking (Cumbre Vieja) — just a few kilometers but well maximized, this route goes along forest tracks. This volcano route made for mountain biking starts at the recreational area in the Pilar shelter, toward the south central part of La Palma island. This is the start of a circular tour on tracks of volcanic sand which approaches Cumbre Vieja on both sides. You will more than likely be able to see how the sea of clouds form on its slopes, a sight to behold in this natural park which divides the southern half of the island.
The route starts on the western face of Cumbre Vieja, which has a gentler outline, which allows the cyclist to warm up while contemplating the sea on one side and the volcanic cones majestically lined up on the other. This is a great opportunity to take a photo before returning, this time along the eastern side of the slope, where the contour is tougher and a 14 km. climb is in store. No doubt, mountain biking is one of the highlights of eco-tourism in La Palma island.