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Pista Fuente Santa (Holy Springs Trail)

 2.0 (1)

9.3 Miles 14.9 Kilometers


Doubletrack

775' 236 m

Ascent

-730' -222 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

3,992' 1,217 m

High

3,321' 1,012 m

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A doubletrack on the north side of el Teide offering the chance for some solitude.

Lost Justpastnowhere

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Description

This doubletrack connects the el Lagar recreation area with the trailhead for the Arenas Negras trails off of TF-373.

Starting from the el Lagar recreation area, where there are services including probably water, you'll climb 200 m (650 ft). Once you finish the climb, you'll enjoy six miles of descent back to the trailhead on TF-373. This trail makes part of the Arenas Negras (Black Sands) loop.

The trail goes through a thick forest of pines. The north side of the island is much wetter than the south side and commonly shrouded in clouds, so you may find yourself riding through a dense fog on this trail as I did when I rode it.

Despite the trail name, I could find no sign of the springs or flowing water. Water is scarce on the island though, so presumably there is a spring nearby that early residents were very happy to see.

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May 1, 2014
Lost Justpastnowhere

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in Tenerife

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