Walk! the Costa Blanca Mountains, Paperback Book

Walk! the Costa Blanca Mountains Paperback

Edited by Ros Brawn

Illustrated by David Brawn

Description

Walk! Costa Blanca Mountains includes 37 fully detailed walking route itineraries.

Each walking route itinerary includes:- - walking route summary - ratings for Effort, Time, Distance, Ascents/Descents, Refreshments and Vertigo risk - fully detailed walk description, including frequent timings to aid navigation and check your progress - GPS Waypoints at every key point on every route where there is good gps reception - full colour 1:40,000 scale map of the route - short walk and stroll alternatives There are some easy routes.

There are some challenging routes for fit experts. With Charles Davis' excellent walk descriptions you'll know which routes are for you - and all of them are a true adventure. Contents The Author INTRODUCTION: Climbing Into Cliche; a Better Costa Blanca The Terrain, Castles, Arcs & Karst , Pathways to Pleasure, Valls & Sierras Using GPS in the Costa Blanca Symbols Rating Guide Map Information THE WALKS. SIERRAS 1 Xalo: PR7 Serra de Bernia 3 walker, 2.5 hrs, 7.9 km, ascents & descents 260 metres (circular). 2 Polop: Monte Ponoig 4 hrs, 9.3 km, ascents & descents 770 metres (linear) 3 Finestrat: Puig Campana 4 hrs, 10.1 km, ascents & descents 1020 metres, vertigo warning (circular). 4 Finestrat: Barranc de Sacarest 3 hours, 10.2 km, ascents & descents 545 metres (circular). 5 Sella: SL112 La Ruta del Aigua 1.5 hrs, 6.3 km, ascents & descents 200 metres (circular). 6 Sella: Barrancs del Xarquer and Arc 3.75 hours, 13 km, ascents & descents 400 metres (circular). 7 Confrides: Castell de Confrides 1 hr, 3.2 km, ascents & descents 130 metres (linear or circular). 8 Confrides: Cumbre de Aitana from Font de l'Arbre 3 hrs, 11 km, ascents & descents 450 metres (circular). 9 Benifato: Cumbre de Aitana from Font de Partagat 3.2 hrs, 10 km, ascents & descents 450 metres (circular). 10 Benimantell: Penyo Mulero 2.75 hrs, 10.7 km, ascents & descents 500 metres (circular). 11 Benimantell: Barrancs del Salt, Xarquer & Arc 3.5 hrs, 12.6 km, ascents & descents 500 metres (circular). 12 Benasu: El Recingle Alt 3 hrs, 11.5km, ascents & descents 500 metres (linear). 13 Quatredonteda: Els Frares (a) via Cami del Carrascal 50 mins one-way, 2.2 km one-way, ascents & descents 345 metres (linear). (b) via Cami des Clots 2.5 hrs, 6 km, ascents & descents 375 metres (linear). 14 Fageca: PR182 Pla de la Casa- Plus alternative access from the south 4.7 hrs, 9.4 km, ascents & descents 565 metres (circular). 15 Famorca: Little Wolf - Mallada del Llop 3.5 hrs, 7.5 km, ascents & descents 580 metres (linear). 16 Famorca: Big Wolf - Barranc de la Canal, Mallada del Llop, El Regall 4.3 hrs, 10.3 km, ascents & descents 660 metres (circular). 17 Castell de Castells: PR149 El Castellet 2.8 hrs, 8.5 km, ascents & descents 540 metres (circular). 18 Castell de Castells: Cumbre de Aixorta and Els Arcs 5.5 hrs, 20.8 km, ascents & descents 845 metres (circular). 19 Tarbena: PR145 Parelles and Serrals via Font dels Olbis 3.5 hrs, 13.5 km, ascents & descents 450 metres (circular). 20 Bolulla: Tour of Raco Roig 2.5 hrs, 7.4 km, ascents & descents 250 metres (circular). 21 Orxa: Serra La Safor and Raco del Duc 6.3 hrs, 18.4 km, ascents & descents 730 metres (circular). 22 Orxa: Cim de la Safor 1.7 hrs, 6.3 km, ascents & descents 320 metres (linear).

LES VALLS 23 Vall de Planes: Barranc de l'Encantada 40 mins one-way, 2.3 km one-way, ascents & descents 100 metres (linear). 24 Vall de Gallinera (Benissili): Castillo de Benissili 1.8 hrs, 6.3 km, ascents & descents 315 metres (circular). 25 Vall de Gallinera (Benissiva): La Forada Linear: 1 hour one-way, 2.5 km one-way, ascents & descents 224 metres. Circuit: 2.75 hrs, 10.5 km, ascents & descents 300 metres. 26 Pego: Refugio de la Figuereta 2.25 hours, 7.35 km, ascents & descents 445 metres (circular). 27 Vall d'Alcala: Alcala de la Jovada to Es Pouet 3.3 hrs, 15.3 km, ascents & descents 340 metres (circular). 28 Vall d'Ebo: Travessia del Masset 2 walker, 1.3 hrs, 4.7 km, ascents & descents 210 metres (circular). 29 Tormos: Sender dels Pintors 2.25 hrs, 3.8 km, ascents & descents 300 metres (circular). 30 Tormos: Sender dels Poets 2.5 hrs, 8.6 km, ascents & descents 380 metres (linear). 31 Vall de Laguar (Fleix): PR147 La Catedral del Senderisme 3.75 hrs, 13.5 km, ascents & descents 845 metres (circular). 32 Vall de Laguar (Fleix): Barranc dels Racons 3.75 hrs, 11.5 km, ascents & descents 450 metres (circular). 33 Vall de Laguar (Campell): Presa d'Isbert & Barranc del Moro 2 hrs, 5.2 km, ascents & descents 285 metres (circular). 34 Vall de Laguar (Campell): Cavall Verd - the conventional circuit 2.5 hrs, 7. 6 km, ascents & descents 315 metres (circular). 35 Vall de Laguar (Benimaurell): Cavall Verd - the western loop 2 hrs, 6.6 km, ascents & descents 246 metres (circular). 36 Vall de Pop (Parcent): PR158 Sender de Parcent 4 hrs, 14.1 km, ascents & descents 700 metres (circular) 37 Vall de Pop (Pla de Petracos), Serra l'Alfaro and Barranc de Malafi 6 hrs, 20.5 km, ascents & descents 530 metres (circular).

Gps waypoint files for all the walking routes are available as a free download from the Discovery Walking Guides website.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages, 40k maps and colour pictures
  • Publisher: Discovery Walking Guides Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Walking, hiking, trekking
  • ISBN: 9781904946854

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