San Miguel de Aralar - Lekunberri (Navarra)

Start Town Altitude (m) Elevation Gain (m) Length (km) Gradient (%) Difficulty Rating
Lekunberri 1232 667 6.7 4 350 ***

San Miguel de Aralar Profile
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Roads & Traffic

The road is in good condition throughout.

There is very little traffic on this climb.


Climb Description

San Miguel de Aralar is a popular cycling climb in the Navarra region of Spain - close to the border with the Basque Country. The route heads into the Sierra de Aralar mountains and finishes at a 11th century sanctuary. The climb is largely in forest, with the view only opening up slightly in the final couple of kilometres.

San Miguel de Aralar was used as a stage finish in the 2014 Vuelta a España, where Italian Fabio Aru won on the day with a late attack.

The climb is open throughout the year depending on the weather; but be aware that short term closures due to snow are not uncommon in winter.


Other sides

San Miguel de Aralar can also be climbed from Uharte Arakil.


Nearby Climbs

Uitzi
Lizarraga
Urbasa
Iturburu
Etxauri


Tours

We don't currently run any tours including this climb. If you would be interested in customizing an itinerary to include this climb, please contact us.