- 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.