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Cicerone Guides: Walking on Tenerife 45 Walks Including El Teide and GR131

Walking / Outdoor Guide
By: Paddy Dillon(Author)
235 pages, 115 colour photos, 60 colour maps
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Cicerone Guides: Walking on Tenerife
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This book to 45 day walks and treks on Tenerife in the Canary islands explores the coast and mountains of Tenerife with walks ranging between 4 and 32 km, with short, easy strolls suitable for walkers of all abilities, to long and challenging routes. Detailed route descriptions are illustrated with the author's own clear contour mapping and colour photographs. Cicerone Guides: Walking on Tenerife is one of a five-part series of guides to the walking on the Canary Islands. Tenerife, as a popular winter sun destination, provides a fascinating and varied landscape for walkers to explore, including the Tenerife section of the long-distance GR131 which links all the Canaries. Cicerone Guides: Walking on Tenerife is split into seven sections – Anaga, Teno, Arona/Guia, Valle de la Orotava, Parque Nacional and El Teide – covering all the best walking to be had on the island, including the rugged 'Three Peaks of Tenerife' route, climbing Guajara, Pico Viejo and finally El Teide. Walks also explore the Parque Nacional del Teide, Las Canadas, Corona Forestal, Teno and an ascent of El Teide itself, Spain's highest mountain. Alongside the 45 routes in this guide, are essential practical details on travel to and around Tenerife, as well as advice on accommodation and preparation, as well as information on the history, geology and culture of the largest of the Canary Islands.

Contents

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

Anaga
Walk 1 Pico del Inglés to Valleseco
Walk 2 Igueste de San Andrés to Chamorga
Walk 3 Chamorga, El Draguillo and Almáciga
Walk 4 Almáciga, Benijo and El Draguillo
Walk 5 Taganana, Afur and La Cumbre
Walk 6 Afur, Taborno and Pico del Inglés
Walk 7 Cruz del Carmen, Chinamada and Punta del Hidalgo
Walk 8 Cruz del Carmen, El Batán and Punta del Hidalgo

Teno
Walk 9 Los Poleos and Volcán Chinyero
Walk 10 Garachico to San José 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/GuÍa
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 Montaña 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 del Agua
Walk 25 El Portillo to Realejo Alto

Parque Nacional
Walk 26 Izaña and Volcán de Fasnia
Walk 27 El Portillo and Alto de Guamasa
Walk 28 El Portillo and Arenas Negras
Walk 29 El Portillo and Montaña 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 GarcÍa
Walk 34 Parador and Montaña Majúa
Walk 35 Parador, Valle de Ucanca and Vilaflor
Walk 36 Parador to Las Lajas and Vilaflor

El Teide
Walk 37 El Teide via Montaña Blanca
Walk 38 El Teide via Pico Viejo
Walk 39 El Teide via Roques de GarcÍa
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 Useful contacts

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Biography

Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over 60 guidebooks to his name. He writes for a number of outdoor magazines and other publications, and produces material for tourism groups and other organisations. He lives near the Lake District and has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; writing about walks in every one of them. He has led guided walks and walked extensively in Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US.

Walking / Outdoor Guide
By: Paddy Dillon(Author)
235 pages, 115 colour photos, 60 colour maps
Publisher: Cicerone Press
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