How to climb Mount Teide, from sea level to 2,200m (video)

A training Mecca for professional and amateur riders alike, Teide certainly commands respect if you plan on conquering this epic climb

Teide (Photo: Daniel Gainza/CC3.0)

Located on the Spanish island of Tenerife, Mount Teide surely stakes a claim as one of the most famous climbs in cycling that hasn’t featured in a Grand Tour.

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Paul Knott is a fitness and features writer, who has also presented Cycling Weekly videos as well as contributing to the print magazine as well as online articles.  In 2020 he published his first book, The Official Tour de France Road Cycling Training Guide (Welbeck), a guide designed to help readers improve their cycling performance via cherrypicking from the strategies adopted by the pros.