It is the Portuguese "Angliru", as someone already called him. This is the stage of the Chronoscalada – Colca's Epic Rise, which takes place this Sunday, with the departure of Bridge of Three Tickets scheduled for 10:00 a.m. and arrival at Colcurinho scheduled for 12 noon.
There are 18 km of constant ascent between the Bridge of the Three Entries, where the Alva and Alvoco rivers join, up to 1,230 m of the Colcurinho Hill, "in one of the most spectacular Epic climbs of our country", emphasizes the organization.
The event is a Cronoescalada in an online starting format, open to all athletes, who will fight against time, finishing "on a privileged balcony over the Serra da Estrela, and from where you can see one of the most beautiful landscapes of Portugal".
These ascents are equipped with permanent signs that give cyclists and other users the indication of the distance to the ridge, altitude and incline in the next kilometer, "thus becoming permanent training tracks for cyclingers their favorite sport, especially for the lovers of the mountain, so that they can come in autonomy, with their friends or alone, overcome these challenges and then return to successively beat their records, "said the press release.
You can consult the complete news in the printed edition of this Friday, November 16, of Diário As Beiras