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

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  • DISTANCE TOTALES: 10.66 kms.
  • DÉNIVELÉE POSITIVE: 620 mt.
  • DÉNIVELÉE NÉGATIVE: 215 mt.
  • DURÉE PRÉVUE (ALLER): 04:00 hrs.
  • DURÉE PRÉVUE (RETOUR): 03:45 hrs
  • DIFFICULTÉS PRINCIPALES: Various short sections of main road where precaution is required.
  • RÉSERVES NATURELLES DANS LE RANDONNÉE: Sitio de Interés Científico del Barranco del Agua.
  • PÉRIODE RECOMMANDÉE: Possible at any time of year. The best day to do this section of the GR is Sunday, early in the morning, when there is less traffic on the road.
  • COMMENT ARRIVER AU DÉPART?: Bus-stops in Puntallana and at various points along the way.
  • RECOMMANDATIONS: 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.