Pico de las Nieves from Maspalomas

 Pico de las Nieves from Maspalomas 

Pico de las Nieves is the highest peak on the island of Gran Canaria (1949m) and the third highest mountain in the Canary Islands. Next tallest is the iconic Roque Nublo at 1,813 metres, topped with a basalt finger protruding about 80 metres high and the Roque Bentayga, at 1,412 metres high. The two latter peaks were considered holy places by the first known inhabitants of the Canary Islands, the Guanches, who left many inscriptions, ceremonial sites and granaries in this area. Pico de las Nieves origin is volcanic. The name means ’Peak of the Snows’ in Spanish. On its slopes, Canary Islands Pine was reintroduced in the 1950s.

Region: Canarias
City: Las Palmas

Distance: 44.55 km
Elevation Gain: 2137 m
Elevation Loss: 309 m
Difficulty: 1614 (Extreme)
FIETS Index: 8.5 FIETS
Avg Grade: 4.1 %
Max cat climb: HC
Min elevation: 110 m
Max elevation: 1937 m
Ride Category: Epic Climb

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