PR LP 03.1. MONTAÑA DE TAGOJA – SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA

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  • DISTANCE: 6,6 km.
  • DIFFICULTY: Low. Nothing significant.
  • ACCUMULATED ASCENDING LEVEL: 50 mt.
  • ACCUMULATED DESCENDING LEVEL: 1080 mt.
  • ESTIMATED TIME OF GOING: 2:00 hrs.
  • ESTIMATED TIME COMING BACK: 2:40 hrs.
  • RECOMMENDED TIME OF THE YEAR: All year round.
  • GETTING TO THE TRAIL: There is no bus service, a private vehicle or taxi being necessary.
  • 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.
  • REMARKS: This path is a variant of the PR LP 3 which descends to Mirca to join the GR 130, via which Santa Cruz can be reached. It can be combined in either an uphill or downhill direction with the PR LP 3, PR LP 4.1 (to Tenagua) or the PR LP 4 (to Puntallana) paths.