Type of route: circular
Starting point: Mirador del Vero. Carretera A-2205
Duration: 6 - 10 horas
Gradient: 1560 m
This challenging route requires to be in very good shape and to have a wide experience in mountain running. It’s mandatory to bring proper clothing and abundant food and water, as you’ll only fi nd water fountains in the few villages you’ll pass by. It’s very advisable to do the route with more people or with some external support during the itinerary.
The route passes by some of the major landmarks of Rio Vero Cave Art, declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From the Vero Viewpoint parking lot, the trail heads to Alquézar crossing Lumos ravine and Villacantal bridge. From there, a very long ascent begins, following forest roads and rocky paths. After passing by Basacol pools and Mesón de Sevil, the route eventually reaches Tozal de Asba, the higher point of the itinerary. Next, the track goes down by a forest road to Betorz and then by an ancient path to Lecina and the Vero Viewpoint.