Gran Canaria All-Mountain

Located to the south of its big sister, Tenerife, Gran Canaria has a sunny climate all year round with an average temperature of 24¬įc. With a summit at 1950m, Pico de las Nieves, Gran canaria‚Äôs landscape is also made up of canyons and an important network of long singletracks which make it perfect for All Mountain riding. This new exclusive trip, tailor-made for you by Besttrails, reuses a fair number of old abandoned mule tracks. If the majority of tourists know Gran Canaria for its beaches and southern resorts, here we are showing you the real island with accommodation in Fataga 600m and 4 nights in the superb village of Tejeda 1050m.

 

Day 1 : Participants arrival at airport. 40 minutes to our Lodge in the south. Unpack and set up bikes followed by‚ÄĚ welcome‚ÄĚ aperitif, pool!

 

Day 2 : 40 minute car transfer to the village of Agu√ģmes and the Guayadeque gorges. Pedaling and bike-carrying sections before picking up a superb cliffside singletrack onto a ridge with fantastic views of the south coast. A superb flowing red dirt singletrack brings us back to Agu√ģmes village where we eat.25kms +300m-1200m

 

Day 3 : Certainly the biggest day of the trip. Transfer to Pico de las Nieves at 1950m, we start straight away with a descent on a superb pine forest trail then up- and- down along the plateau towards Cruz de Tejeda, after 10 min pusching the bike we ride a superb trails in a forest first and than à flowy trails to Teror village.Stop for the lunch in the old village and take the shuttle in the afternoon for a second ride from Cruz de Tejeda to Tejeda village where we sleep(1000m) 30kms +400m-1700m

 

Day 4 : Today, car transfer to Roque Nublo (1813m) and its breathtaking panorama.Transfert to Las Ninas lake then climb back up to la Montana de Tauro (1000m) before a final long descent along a ridge that will bring us out in Mogàn and its port. 45 minute transfer.35kms +600m-2200m

 

Day 5 : Free day to visit the Spa in Cruz de Tejeda, the village of Tejeda or sand dunes at Maspalomas, the old town of Las Palmas or the village of San Bartolomé etc…

 

Day 6 : Twenty minute car transfer to Cruz de Tejeda (1500m) where we start with à nice Canarian forest trails, flowy, nice wiews form the north coast.We stop in Artenera village for the lunch and then take another flowy and perfect all-mountain trails.Then go dowhn to Agaete village and the coast!Transfert to Tejeda.30kms +400m-1800m

 

Day 7 : Transfer to Pico de la Nieve, we take a flowy  trials trails dowhn to San Bartolomé village, stop for à lunch and take à superb long canyon trails to the south with amazing wiews, we stop in a small lake .Transfert direction ou Lodge in Fataga.28kms+300m-2100m
Pack up bikes, last pool, and end of week meal together.
 

Day 8 : Transfer to airport and end of week, nos vemos!

P.S: The number of kilometers and the altitude profiles can vary slightly as the rides are adaptable (where possible) on site and depending on levels and requests.

Details

Prices:
 5-6 peoples 1190 CHF or 1150euros
7 peoples or more 990 CHF or 950 euros

Dates:09-16 décember 2017/17-24 march 2018 or on request october to april (grup 5P), singles welcomes

Included:
- Accommodation 4 nights with breakfasts in a Eco Lodge in Fataga with pool and 3 nights in différents appartments in the nice village of Tejeda (1000m), several Canarian-style double apartments, own bathrooms, lounge, dining-room, terracce.

- Five All Mountain rides on all sides of the island
- Canary Island expert Swiss guide
- All transfers
- Driver
- Professional mechanic available
- Technical and mechanical advice

-T-shirts besttrails

Not included :
- Flights and airport taxes

- Meals

- Personal liability insurance

- Tips

 

 

Technical level : intermediaire to expert
Physical level : intermédiaire to expert

 

Programm PDF