5 miles
Distance
77 ft
Climb
-5,023 ft
Descent
00:54:34
Avg time

Barlovento Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    LP 8
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    all year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #14605 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager

Hiking trail from the road on top of Roque de los Muchachos mountain to the village of Barlovento. You can see the water reservoir (built in a crater) from far away. Trail is very rocky the first 20min then gets more flowy under the pinetrees. Slippery tunnel-like when it comes to the laurel jungle.
The trail ends some hundred meters before the reservoir, the fire road from there to Barlovento can be very slippery when wet

Update: after 1/3 of the Trail, shortly after the drop onto the fire road, there is a built local DH-track in the woods. If you do not want to ride this easy but funny trail, check your map or gps exactly, or you will automatically ride this trail - it looks like the usual track!

Access Info

Sign for Barlovento LP 8 at the road on top of the Roque

More Stats for Barlovento mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4,946 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,559 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,505 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,505 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,559 ft
  • Grade
    -17.607%
  • Grade max
    -64.92%
  • Grade min
    27.75%
  • Distance climb
    952 ft
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    484 ft
  • Avg time
    00:54:34
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Status:
on Feb 3, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
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  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to barlovento trailhead (28.756550, -17.854340)
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      Barlovento Trail Reports

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      Feb 3, 2020 @ 3:29am
      Feb 3, 2020
      Many pine needles over the rocks, careful!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 12 rides
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      Jan 3, 2017 @ 8:42am
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      Jan 3, 2017 @ 8:42am
      Jan 3, 2017

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag RoxyL (Feb 4, 2019 at 6:53)
       Die ersten paar Meter (circa 15 Minuten) kaum fahrbar und eher schieben als fahren. Unten raus wird der Trail aber genial und wechselt zwischen Flow und spannenden Abschnitten. Dschungel-Feeling pur. Meiner Meinung nach einer der besten Trails auf La Palma. Must-Do!
      Lest mehr hier: outdoormind.de/bike/biken-auf-la-palma
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