Silla de la Yegua

Silla de la Yegua: Ultimate 4wd destination

Silla de la Yegua is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.135m (7,004ft) above the sea level, located in the Province of León in the autonomous region of Castile and León, in northern Spain.

Located in the Montes Aquilanos, a mountain range within Montes de León, located to the south-southeast of the region of El Bierzo, the road to the summit, also known as Cabeza de Yegua, is unpaved. It's one of the highest roads of Spain. Adverse weather conditions are common. Accessibility is largely limited to the summer season.

Starting from the Road LE-CV-192/21, on Los Portillinos pass, the ascent is 3.4 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 243 meters. The average percentage is 7.14%. The summit hosts a few communication towers.

 

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