GR 130 STAGE 1: S/C DE LA PALMA - PUNTALLANA

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  • DISTANCE: 10.70 Kms
  • DIFICULTY: Average.
  • MAIN DIFFICULTIES: Several stretches, short, of highways where it is necessary to carry to extremes the precautions.
  • PROTECTED NATURAL SPACES: Place of Scientific Interest of the Ravine of the Water.
  • RECOMMENDED TIME OF THE YEAR: Any season. The best day to realize this stretch of the GM is Sunday well early, when less traffic is for the highway.
  • GETTING ON THE TRAIL: Bus-stops in Puntallana and at various points along the way.
  • BASIC RECOMMENDATIONS: Habitual precautions common to hiking in general are listed below. At the risk of sounding obvious, here are some of the most important:

    • Check weather forecasts before setting off to hike.
    • Don´t go alone.
    • Tell someone your intended destination and expected time of arrival.
    • Carry a small rucksack with warm clothing, waterproofs, food and plenty of water. 
    • Don´t forget such simple items as: sun hat, protective cream and sun glasses.
    • Carry a mobile phone with fully-charged battery, a map and, if possible, a compass. They will probably never be used but, when required, are of vital importance.
    • Wear suitable gear, especially footwear: trekking boots or similar are essential, trainers or pumps are to be avoided, habitual precautions common to hiking in general are listed below.