The route of Tierra Estella Epic has a particular physiognomy. It is not distinguished by big climbs or hard descents.
Its main feature is that it is full of small challenges interspersed with more comfortable areas for active recovery.
These challenges or difficulties are mainly made up of singletracks or trails, sections where their width in many cases does not exceed one meter, so it is essential to maintain concentration to overcome them. You can also find small climbs that are not very long but where the gradient can exceed double digits.
As most of the participants do not know the terrain, the names of the singletracks have no meaning for them. This means not knowing how difficult they are.
To try to facilitate the knowledge of the route, we have ranged the difficulty level of the singletracks from 1 star to 5 stars.
Since there are many variables and no mathematical formula to determine a value, this ranking leveles are completely subjective. But within this subjectivity we have tried to combine the opinion of different users with different data such as: