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STAGE 5

5
03/12/2017 - 07H00
42,2 Km
BARLOVENTO / MENDIETA
12H00
 
CLOSURE 
 
CP1 : 10H25 (+3H25)
 
CP2 : 14H10 (+7H10)
 
CP3 : 17H35 (+10H35)
K 0
Sandy ascent (10% slope)
K 3,4
Long sandy descent.
K 4,3
Continue the descent inside the gorge until the beach.
K 5,7
Small rock to your right. Beach.
K 6,9
Rocky peak to your right. 
K 9,6
Turn right. Small sandy ascent. Ocean to your left below.
K 12,3
CP1 after the small rocky mounds. Continue in the direction of NW (320°). 
K 13
Small rocky peak to your left. Still sandy terrain. 
K 13,8
Small rocky peak to your left. 
K 14
Large rocky peak to your left. 
K 14,3
Turn right toward NE (43°). Sandy ascent (9-16% slope).
K 15,7
At the corner of the relief, turn left towards the general direction of NNW (346°). 
K 17,3
Ascent of relief.
K 17,8
Beautiful descent (max. slope: 15%).
K 18,4
End of descent. Head towards course NNW (330°) until K 21,5. 
K 19,1
Succession of small rock piles to your left. 
K 19,8
Small rock piles on both sides of the course. 
K 21,5
Turn while descending in the direction of West (281°) until CP2. Crossing of scattered small dunes, then sandy terrain. 
K 25,1
CP2. Head NNW(347°). Gradual sandy ascent (max. slope: 10%). 
K 27,5
Sommet. Descente direction NO (312°) jusqu’au K 30,7. Océan à main gauche. 
K 29,8
Crossing of a sand and shingle beach. 
K 30,2
End of beach. Very steep sandy ascent (max. slope: 23%).  
K 30,7
Summit. Descent followed by an ascent (max. slope: 15%).  
K 33,3
Summit. Sandy descent. Go along the ocean, with the ocean to your left. 
K 34,7
Beach to your left. 
K 35,2
Sandy ascent (9%).  
K 35,8
Summit. Turn right in the direction of North (10°).  
K 36,9
CP3. Head NE (33°). 
K 37,3
Archaeological area. STRICTLY follow the signs.
K 40,5
Crossing of dirt road. At the post, head North (05°) until bivouac 5. 
K 42,2
Arrival at  B5.

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