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Cicerone Guides: Walking on Tenerife: 45 Routes throughout the Island

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Cicerone Guides: Walking on Tenerife

This book to 45 day walks and treks on Tenerife in the Canary islands...

NHBS Price: £14.95 $19/€18 approx

Series: Cicerone Guides: Canary Islands Volume: 3

By: Paddy Dillon

232 pages, 115 colour photos, 60 colour maps, tables

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Oct 2011 | Edition: 2 | #192881 | ISBN-13: 9781852845995
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NHBS Price: £14.95 $19/€18 approx

About this book

Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, boasts walking routes of many types, all set in excellent natural scenery including the Parque Nacional del Teide, which is home to the highest mountain on Spanish territory, El Teide.

This guide is split into seven sections covering all the best walking to be had on the island: from easy strolls to hands-on scrambling; from simple day-walks to long-distance trails on the island-hopping GR131, which links all the Canaries.


Contents

Map key
Overview map
Location of walks

Introduction
Location
Geology
Wildlife
National Parks
The Fortunate Isles
Getting there
When to go
Accommodation
Health and safety
Food and drink
Language
Money
Communications

Walking on Tenerife
Getting there
Getting around
What to take
Waymarking and access
Maps
Food and drink
Tourist information offices
Emergencies
Using this guide

The Walks
Anaga
Walk 1 Pico del Ingles to Valleseco
Walk 2 Igueste de San Andres to Chamorga
Walk 3 Chamorga, El Draguillo and Almaciga
Walk 4 Almaciga, Benijo and El Draguillo
Walk 5 Taganana, Afur and La Cumbre
Walk 6 Afur, Taborno and Pico del Ingles
Walk 7 Cruz del Carmen, Chinamada and Punta del Hidalgo
Walk 8 Cruz del Carmen, El Batan and Punta del Hidalgo

Teno
Walk 9 Los Poleos and Volcan Chinyero
Walk 10 Garachico to San Jose de los Llanos
Walk 11 Santiago del Teide, Chinyero and Erjos
Walk 12 Erjos to Punta de Teno
Walk 13 Erjos, Las Portelas and Masca
Walk 14 Barranco de Masca

Arona/Gu#a
Walk 15 Barranco del Infierno
Walk 16 Arona and Roque del Conde
Walk 17 Arona and Roque Imoque
Walk 18 La Escalona, Ifonche and Adeje
Walk 19 Vilaflor and Montana de la Vica
Walk 20 Vilaflor and the Paisaje Lunar
Walk 21 Boca de Tauce to Chirche

Valle de la Orotava
Walk 22 Camino de Candelaria - Aguamansa to Arafo
Walk 23 La Caldera and Camino El Topo
Walk 24 La Caldera and Ruta de Agua
Walk 25 El Portillo to Realejo Alto

Parque Nacional
Walk 26 Izana and Volcan de Fasnia
Walk 27 El Portillo and Alto de Guamaso
Walk 28 El Portillo and Arenas Negras
Walk 29 El Portillo and Montana Blanca
Walk 30 El Filo to Parador
Walk 31 Parador and ascent of Guajara
Walk 32 Parador and circuit of Guajara
Walk 33 Parador and Roques de Garc#a
Walk 34 Parador and Montana Maj#a
Walk 35 Parador, Valle de Ucanca and Vilaflor
Walk 36 Parador to Las Lajas and Vilaflor

El Teide
Walk 37 El Teide via Montana Blanca
Walk 38 El Teide via Pico Viejo
Walk 39 El Teide via Roques de Garc#a
Walk 40 The Three Peaks of Tenerife

GR 131 - Arona to La Esperanza
Walk 41 GR 131 - Arona to Vilaflor
Walk 42 GR 131 - Vilaflor to Parador
Walk 43 GR 131 - Parador to El Portillo
Walk 44 GR 131 - El Portillo to La Caldera
Walk 45 GR 131 - La Caldera to La Esperanza

APPENDIX A Route Summary Table
APPENDIX B Topographical Glossary
APPENDIX C Contact Details


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Biography

Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer with over 40 books to his name. He has walked extensively around all the Canary Islands, covering day as well as long-distance walks. He has led guided walking holidays and has also walked in Nepal, Tibet and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. He is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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