Stage 5: Alhama de Granada to Loja, 42km

Total Ascent : 970 m / Total Descent : 1290 m

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  1. Start at El Motor 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. Long ascent on mountain track to CP2 at approx. 20km.
  5. Continue on track to CP3 at approx. 31km.
  6. Long descent of approx. 11km to race finish at the Hotel El Mirador.
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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 stage maps and descriptions will be issued at registration. The route will be marked every 50 – 500m, monitored by Checkpoint teams approximately every 10km, and patrolled by vehicle support.