Canchal Negro is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.268m (7,440ft) above the sea level, located in the south of Salamanca province in Castilla y León, Spain. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.
The road to the summit, located in the westernmost part of the Sistema Central Mountains, is gravel, rocky, tippy and bumpy at times. It starts from the parking of La Covatilla ski resort.One mistake can have serious consequences. It’s a chairlift service access road. Road conditions are always changing. The road is usually impassable from October to June (weather permitting). Avoid committing your vehicle to what is in front of you until you are sure of what you are getting into because things could get worse. 4x4 vehicle required. A traveler on this road must be experienced and completely devoted to safe, slow and obstacle-conscious driving to deter danger. This is definitely not a Sunday drive. The steep drive will take some skill, some patience, and some tolerance for vertigo.