Distance: 88 km Unevenness: 1.220 m
The first stage of BASOAK allows us to proceed on to business calmly. It is even possible, if we used the morning for the trip by car to Arbizu, to do the tour in an afternoon.
Without long stops 4 or 5 hours will be sufficient to reach Oronoz.
The vision of the mountain of Beriain will be a constant in our passage for La Sakana.
If we choose autumn, what will be in BASOAK will be this.
Bordering the Sierra de Aralar by its northern slope. In the image Lazkaomendi and the unmistakable Txindoki.
The first stage of BASOAK in its PLUS option goes through the secondary roads frequently used in the Classic Basque Tours, Euskal Itzulia, Ordiziako Proba, Abraham Olano, Marino Lejarreta, etc.
"Industrial" Bike Line in Tolosaldea, interesting solution bike line, BASOAK PLUS.
If we have chosen the PLUS option, we will have to tighten our teeth in the Gaintza Wall. The wall in question includes a very hard stretch of 1.6 km to 15.3%.
The peloton of La Euskal Itzulia 2016 crowning the top of Usategieta between Leitza and Santesteban.
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Criteria used in the 6 levels that we have chosen for the ranking of the routes: