Puerto de Izaña

Driving the paved road to Puerto de Izaña

Puerto de Izaña is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.263m (7,424ft) above the sea level, located in Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain. It's one of the highest roads of the country.

The road to the summit is called TF-24. It’s asphalted, but really steep, with sections up to 12.3%. The road is undulating with many, many tough section where the gradient reaches double figures. It’s an ideal spot for both expert pilots and beginners to paragliding. Avalanches, heavy snowfalls and landslides can occur anytime, being extremely dangerous due to frequent patches of ice.