PR LP 18.1. LOS CANCAJOS – CRUZ DE LA PAVONA

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  • DISTANCE: 9,7 km.
  • DIFFICULTY: Low. None worth mentioning, except a few short sections of road where caution is required.
  • ACCUMULATED ASCENDING LEVEL 680 mt.
  • ACCUMULATED DESCENDING LEVEL 0 mt.
  • ESTIMATED TIME OF GOING:  3:00 hrs.
  • ESTIMATED TIME COMING BACK: 2:30 hrs.
  • RECOMMENDED TIME OF THE YEAR: All round year.
  • GETTING TO THE TRAIL: Private vehicle or taxi.
  • 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 is a variant of the PR LP 18 allowing descent to the tourist resort of Los Cancajos or ascent to Refugio de El Pilar from there.