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4th May 2023

Vertical Challenge

A vertiginous and challenging ascent with spectacular views.

Distance

1.5km

Distance

1.5km

Elevation Gain

250m

Start Location

Playa de Tazacorte

Start Date

2023-05-04

Start Time

20:30

Vertical Challenge

Vertical Challenge

The Vertical Challenge of Transvulcania by UTMB® starts at the Playa del Puerto de Tazacorte (0 m.), and continues along the emblematic GR-131, in the opposite direction to the route of the Ultramarathon. In this section, the trail climbs up the cliff face of El Time to the Mirador de la Punta (250 m). There you will enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of Tazacorte and its coastline.

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

Athletes must carry the mandatory equipment at all times during the race. You should be prepared for random checks on the course. If you are missing any item you will receive a time penalty and may not be allowed to continue the race.

For detailed information see the Race Regulations document HERE.

  • ONE HEADLIGHT WITH BACK RED LIGHT and with replacement batteries.
  • MOBILE PHONE.
  • PERSONAL GLASS 15cl/5 oz minimum.