Distance: 88 km Unevenness: 1.200 m
We find a different atmosphere for the last stage of BASOAK compared to the Pyrenean.
Pilgrims to the sides of the road. Walk around the birthplace of the five-time winner of the Tour Miguel Indurain, brunch in Pamplona and optional tour of the route of the San Fermin festival.
Later 2 moderated COLS where instead of Pyrenean beech, we have: oaks and farm fields.
The measurement of the stage allows us to have time if we need to take the car back home.
The river Arga on its way through Pamplona in its section coinciding with BASOAK.
Birthplace of the five-time champion of the Tour Miguel Indurain, a symbolic value added to the route.
Without leaving Villava we continue our tribute. Monument to Indurain in one of the roundabouts of the village.
Cuesta de Santo Domingo in the old town of Pamplona. Starting point of the San Fermín bull runners and tour of the opening match of La Vueta to Spain 2013. BASOAK users can cycle the street. In the tab "Tracks Downloads" we added the track that starting from the bridge over the Arga includes the joint layout of the Encierro and Encierrillo.
In the village of Etxauri begins the port of the same name, 6.8 kilometers with a slope that remains almost unchanged between 6 and 7% during the whole ascent. The road ascends to the left of the walls of the image.
Professional peloton ascending the port of Etxauri - Euskal Itzulia 2017 -
Port of Etxauri. Back to the forest, holm oaks and "quejigos".
Professional peloton in the last kilometer of the port of Etxauri - Euskal Itzulia 2017 -
Port of Etxauri. Pedal under the rocks of the Climbing School.
Port of Etxauri, two kilometeres to the top. - Euskal Itzulia 2017 -
The Pamplona Basin from the Alto de Etxauri. In the background Pamplona and The Pyrenees.
Scenario during our ascent to Lezaun, Aritzaleta and the Hermitage of Santa Catalina.
Port starts. We go into the Sierra de Andia.
Filling tanks after topping the Alto de Lizarraga.
Port of Lizarraga. Scenery on the northern slope of the tunnel, the snowy Sierra de Aralar in the background and the 1495 meters of Beriain Mountain taking over the landscape.
The imposing mole of the Beriain Mountain after descending the Port of Lizarraga. Back to the starting point, we are completing BASOAK.
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