PR LP 09.1 ROQUE DEL FARO

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  • DISTANCE: 18.4 km.
  • DIFFICULTY: Average. Although in appearance, on the map, the route looks simple, it actually involves surmounting a large height difference and implies considerable physical exertion, with its more than 1,000m height difference and 5 hour duration. Otherwise, the path is simple and straightforward. Caution is required on the road section in the vicinity of Roque del Faro
  • ACCUMULATED ASCENDING LEVEL: 1150 mt.
  • ACCUMULATED DESCENDING LEVEL: 0 mt.
  • ESTIMATED TIME OF GOING:  5:00 hrs.
  • ESTIMATED TIME COMING BACK: – hrs.
  • NATURE RESERVES WITHIN THE TRAIL: Monumento Natural de La Costa de Hiscaguán.
  • RECOMMENDED TIME OF THE YEAR: All year round.
  • GETTING TO THE TRAIL: The route is circular.
  • 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: Although it is a circular route, it is possible to do only half, provided return transport is available. The two alternatives are as follows:

1.  Roque del Faro – El Tablado (2h 00min) and return by road.

2.  Roque del Faro – Franceses (2h 00min) and return by road.