Transvulcania Terrex 2024 – Ultramarathon La Palma

Transvulcania Vertical Kilometer

7,26 KMS

Start: Puerto de Tazacorte
Finish: Torre de El Time (Tijarafe)

The Vertical Kilometer starts at Puerto de Tazacorte Beach (o m.), and continues through the emblematic GR-131, in the opposite direction of UltraTrail’s course. On this stretch, the path ascends the cliff face of El Time until the township of Tijarafe, in the old BananasWarehouse (273 m.).There you will enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of Tazacorte and its coastline.Then, the route continues its ascent alternating path and road until reaching the View Point Restaurant El Time (513 m.).

The climb follows the GR-131 track, up to the emblematic Hungarian House (624 m).At this point,we leave the GR-131 track and get into a local trail, in the township of Tijarafe. The TV antenna (722 m.) and the emblematic Viewpoint of Piedra del Guanche (750 m.) will be witnesses of the runners passing by.

The path continues its ascent and connect again with the GR.131 (1.000 m) to finally reach the forest lookout tower of El Time (1.600 m.) (Tijarafe).A route with a length of 7,26 kilometers and 1.203 meters of elevation where runners will be rewarded with the astonishing views of the Northeast side of the Island and the AridaneValley.

Point Type Google Maps Altitude (m) Dist. (km) Dist. inter (km) Start time / Cut Off
Puerto de Tazacorte Start line 3 0,0 17:00
Mirador de El Time Aid Station (Liquid) 510 2,9 2,90
Torre Forestal Finish line 1160 7,3 4,4 20:00 (closing)
  • Phone with battery.
  • Soft flask or reusable cup.