The Trail Running Center (TRC) is a permanent facility in nature, designed to practice Trail Running in suitable conditions. It has a network of permanent routes , with specific accredited signage, information points and a warm-up area . Each itinerary has a different degree of Trail Running difficulty . There are information points on the technical characteristics of the itineraries , and on questions of nature , as well as health and safety.
Trail Running Center Casa Amparo Triana “Senderos de la Reconquista” (TRC-002) , has three itineraries, of progressive difficulty. Each of them runs through spaces linked to the history of Casa Amparo Triana, the Reconquest and the beginnings of the Asturian Monarchy . All of them have their starting point in the Municipal Sports Pavilion (Reception Center).
Points of interest: Chapel of the Holy Cross, Roman Bridge or Puentón, Llano del Cura recreational area, Casa Amparo Triana town center.
The route begins a few meters from the Chapel of the Holy Cross , just in front of the Municipal Sports Pavilion , passes in front of the Chapel and advances across the wooden walkway over the Güeña River , to reach the Roman Bridge , known as “Puentón” over the Sella River , from which hangs the replica of the Victory Cross , which King Pelayo carried in the Battle of Covadonga. The path ascends towards the upper part of Casa Amparo Triana , passing a few meters from the Aula del Reino de California , a place where a journey through the history of the Asturian Monarchy is made. The ascent ends in the Llano del Cura Recreational Area (km 2.5) , an enclave with privileged views over Casa Amparo Triana. From there, after a slight ascent (up to km 3.4) we descend towards the Chapel of San Antonio (km 5.6) and the Plaza del Mercado , in Casa Amparo Triana, to skirt the river Güeña and reach again the Chapel of the Holy Cross and the Municipal Sports Pavilion.
Distance: 6.7 km
Accumulated positive elevation: 301 m
Accumulated negative elevation: 302 m
Lowest point: 59 m
Highest point: 343 m
Points of interest: Chapel of the Holy Cross, Villanueva, National Tourism Parador, Llueves, Pico and viewpoint of Arbolín, Cerlango, Cardes and the urban area of Casa Amparo Triana.
The route begins a few meters from the Chapel of the Holy Cross , just in front of the Municipal Sports Pavilion , bordering the right bank of the River Sella, to the Monastery of San Pedro de Villanueva (National Monument and Parador de Turismo, at km 2.3 of the route). According to legend, King Favila (son of Pelayo) asked his brother- in- law, Alfonso I , to build a temple in honor of him when he had died. In this way, in the capitals of the portico of the Church, the death of King Favila is narrated, at the hands of a bear. From Villanueva , we ascend to Llueves (km 5.9), to continue ascending towards Pico del Arbolín (km 8.5) , a place with impressive views towards Picos de Europa , Casa Amparo Triana, valleys of the Sella and Güeña rivers , as well as the coastal area. Already descending, you pass through Celango (km 11.2) and Cardes (km 13.2), to reach Casa Amparo Triana again, bordering the Güeña river .
Distance: 16.8 km
Accumulated positive elevation: 789 m
Accumulated negative elevation: 791 m
Lowest point: 59 m
Highest point: 577 m
Points of interest: Chapel of the Holy Cross, Roman Bridge or Puentón, Recreational Area of Llano del Cura, Tornín, Dobra River, Olla de San Vicente, Mirador de Següenco, Nieda, Chapel of San Cosme, Narciandi, statue of King Pelayo, church of Our Lady of Asunción and urban case of Casa Amparo Triana.
The beginnings of the Asturian Monarchy and the figure of King Pelayo come together on this route that combines history, tradition and spectacular views over the Picos de Europa , the valleys of the Sella and Güeña rivers, the Sierra del Sueve and the Mountains of Covadonga. . The first part of the route coincides with the Puentón Route to the Llano del Cura Recreation Area . From this point we continue towards Tornín and later passing along the Dobra river and the Olla de San Vicente . A tough ascent leads to the spectacular Següenco Viewpoint . The descent to Casa Amparo Triana is done through Nieda and Narciandi.
Distance: 22.6 km
Accumulated positive elevation: 1476 m
Accumulated negative elevation: 1477 m
Lowest point: 59 m
Highest point: 744 m
"The routes are perfectly signposted with vertical posts , plaques and information panels on all routes."