Stage 5: Alhama de Granada to Loja, 37km

Total Ascent : 1120 m / Total Descent : 1500 m

  1. Start at Romeria campsite outside of Alhama de Granada and follow single-track around lake.
  2. Continue through Alhama gorge to town. Pass farmer’s market and Stage 1 finish.
  3. Ascent on track, past road crossing, then descent to CP1 at approx. 10km.
  4. Undulating mountain track to CP2 at approx. 20km.
  5. Continue through olive fields on track to CP3 at approx. 28km.
  6. Descent to town of Salar. Pass through town onto final track to race finish, approx. 7km away.
  7. Pass through tunnel under the Autovia and final 2km on tarmac to race finish at Hotel Manzanil.
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Note: Route and itinerary are subject to change depending on weather and natural changes to the environment throughout the year. Final elevation gain / loss, Checkpoint Distances / Closing Times will be confirmed at the event briefing.

A ‘Road Book’ with marked stage maps, descriptions, and grid references will be issued on race registration days. The route will be marked every 200 – 500m, monitored by Check Point teams with medical staff (approximately every 10 -12 km) and patrolled by motorcycle marshals.