Lagu Terciellu: a wild and steep 4x4 road
Lagu Terciellu is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 1.435m (4,708ft) above the sea level, located on the South of the Principality of Asturias, in northern Spain. The climb is very demanding: 11.32% average gradient.
Located within the Las Ubiñas-la Mesa, Reserva de la Biosfera Natural Park, in the central area of the Cantabrian Mountains, the road to the summit is unpaved, narrow and very steep. It’s called Camìn de La Poza. Due to the high elevations and exposure, the road is subject to strong winds and rapid weather changes. Open to traffic throughout the year, may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad. 4wd vehicle required. It is a land of great beauty, especially ideal for nature lovers. The scenery is stunning and you will be blown away by its beauty. The climb is very demanding. Starting from Las Vallinas, a small town, the drive is 5.6 km long. The elevation gain is 634 meters. The average gradient is 11.32%.
Pic: Carlos Gonzalez