checkpoints

Six Checkpoints
After finishing the Iberica-Traversa 2019, Jesse Blough described the different checkoints from the view of an IT rider.

Pamplona
Castle San Cristóbal above Pamplona is checkpoint 1 at km 100. The place offers a great view over Pamplona. The castle was built 1879 till 1919 during the Karlisten war. From 1930 on used as prison and as the Spanish civil war startet 1936, 2000 people have been imprisoned to San Cristóbal. (new for 2020)

Watch also this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jIkpA8uoFQ

Cuenca
Torre de Mangana – (40.076545, -2.131528)
Jesse Blough: “A tower in the city center. Lots of mud and rain to follow, but also a few incredible mountain sections followed by the desert.”

El Cuartico
exit route Valencia – (38.899725, -2.058697)
Jesse Blough: “Challenging route thru the Sierra Segura leads to a fast, flat segment in a rural area.”

Gorafe desert
An abandoned building. (new for 2020)

Granada
Plaza Mirador de San Nicolás – (37.181089, -3.592768)
Jesse Blough: “The best view of the Alhambra in the city. Gateway to the Sierra Nevada.”

Ronda
Puente Nuevo Ronda, Málaga – (36.740905, -5.166163)
Jesse Blough: “A huge old bridge into a beautiful Andalucian city.”