-La Palma Guide Book Specification Contents

   Walk! La Palma £12.99     3rd Edition with Charles Davis & Jan Kostura 
       Wordery

    
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Specification:    144 page full colour paperback guidebook. Page size 210mm by 120mm. Weight 240 grams. Map sections from the La Palma  Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map at 1:40,000 scale.  Colour photographs.
New 3rd edition published November 2015 including Tour & Trail Map sections. Jan Kostura's three new walking routes are numbers 35, 36 & 37.  isbn 978-178275-0215
Contents:
The Author                                                        
Introduction
The Island
. Aim & Scope. Climate / When to Go. Getting there, getting about, getting a bed.
What’s in a name?
The Walks. Equipment. Risks. Flora & Fauna. Eating & Drinking.
Tourist Stuff
. Santa Cruz de La Palma. Markets. Things To Do.
Acknowledgements                                      
Map Information
Location Maps. Map Notes & Map Legend.
Walking Information
Symbols Rating Guide & Notes. Using GPS on La Palma. Walking Equipment.
THE WALKS
SOUTH: SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA to TAZACORTE 

1 Monteverde: Pared Vieja – El Pilar.    3 walker, 2 hours, 6.5 kilometres, ascents & descents 275 metres 0 refreshments (circular)
2 Pista de los Lomos – Montaña de la Breña – San José.    3 walker, 3 hours 20 mins, 15.5 kilometres, ascents 50 metres, descents 900 metres, 3 refreshments (linear, one way) 
3 Barranco de la Madera.                        5 walker, 4 hours, 10 kilometres, ascents & descents 700 metres, vertigo risk, 2 refreshments (circular)
4 The Good, The High, The Low, & The Bad: Buenavista - Malpais. 3 walker, 3¼ hours, 14 kilometres, ascents 250 metres, descents 400 metres, 3 refreshments (linear)
5 Fuentes de las Breñas.                        4 walker, 3 hours, 9 kilometres, ascents & descents 500 metres, 4 refreshments (circular)
6 Cumbre Nueva.                                    5 walker, 4¾ hours, 18 kilometres, ascents & descents 675 metres, 0 refreshments (circular)
7 Cumbre Vieja: Pico Birigoyo.             4 walker, 1¾ hours, 5 kilometres. ascents & descents 350 metres, 0 refreshments (circular)
8 Cumbre Vieja: Ruta de los Volcanos.    5 walker, 4½ hours, 19 kilometres, ascents 500 metres, descents 1250 metres, 5 refreshments (linear)
9 Cumbre Vieja: Volcán Martín.            4 walker, 2 hours, 6.5 kilometres, ascents & desents 375 metres, 0 refreshments (circular)
    Under The Volcano (Short Walk)
10 The Southern Volcanoes.                4 walker, 1¾-2 hours, 11 kilometres, ascents & descents 350 metres, vertigo, 2/5 refreshments (circular)
11 Coladas de San Juan.                        4 walker, 2¾ hours, 7.5 kilometres, ascents & descents 550 metres, 5 refreshments (circular)

NORTH-WEST: TIME TO EL TABLADO

12 Mirador del Time – Puerto Tazacorte.    1 walker, 50 minutes, 3.5 kilometres, descents 600 metres, vertigo, 4 refreshments (linear)
13 Tinizara - El Jesús.                        2 walker, 2 hours 20 minutes, 9 kilometres, ascents/descents 200 metres, 1 refreshments (linear)
14 Risco de las Pareditas.                5 walker, 2¾ hours, 9 kilometres, ascents & descents 600 metres, refreshments 0 (circular)
15 Cuevas de Buracas.                    4 walker, 2-2¼ hours, 4.5 kilometres, ascents & descents 250 metres, 3 refreshments (circular)
16 Hoya Grande: El Pinar de Garafía.    3 walker, 1¾ hours, 6.5 kilometres, ascents & descents 150 metres, 2 refreshments (circular)
17 Santo Domingo.                        3 walker, 1 hour 50 minutes, 10 kilometres, ascents 200 metres, descents 700 metres, 4 refreshments (linear)
18 Barranco Fagundo.                   5 walker, 2¾ hours, 6.5 kilometres, ascents & descents 700 metres, vertigo, 5 refreshments (linear)
19 Caldera de Agua I.                    3 walker, 3¾ hours, 8.2 kilometres, ascents & descents 300 metres, 5 refreshments (circular)
20 Caldera de Agua II.                  4 walker, 2 hours, 7 kilometres, ascents & descents 400 metres, 5 refreshments (circular)

NORTH-EAST: EL TABLADO to SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA 

21 2 Short Walks in the North. (a)Barranco de los Hombres.    2 walker, 1¼ hours, 6 kilometres, ascents & descents 200 metres, 5 refreshments (circular)
                                                        (b) Montaña de las Varas.        2 walker, 1 hour 5 minutes, 4 kilometres, ascents & descents 150 metres, 1 refreshments (circular)
22 Barlovento - Gallegos.            4 walker, 2½ hour, 6 kilometres, ascents 400 metres, 2 refreshments (linear)
23 Montaña del Pozo.                  3 walker, 2¾ hours, 9.5 kilometres, ascents & descents 400 metres, 3 refreshments (circular)
24 Barlovento – Los Sauces via Mirador de la Baranda.    4 walker, 3 hours 40 minutes, 11.5 kilometres, ascents 400 metres, descents 650 metres, 4 refreshments (linear) 
25 Los Tilos.                                4 walker, 3¼-5 hours, 12 kilometres, ascents 100 metres, descents 850 metres, vertigo, 3 refreshments (linear)
26 Cubo de la Galga.                    3/4 walker, 2 hours 10 minutes - 3 hours, 7 kilometres, ascents & descents 400 metres, 3 refreshments (circular) 

CALDERA DE TABURIENTE

27 The Devil’s Wall.                2 walker, 2 hours, 7 kilometres, ascents & descents 100 metres, vertigo, 0 refreshments (linear)
28 Roque Palmero.                    3 walker, 1 hour 40 minutes, 6 kilometres, ascents & descents 300 metres, 0 refreshments (linear)
29 Pico de la Cruz - Pico de la Nieve.    3 walker, 2 hours 40 minutes, 9 kilometres, ascents & descents 200 metres, 0 refreshments (linear)
30 Pico de la Nieve.                3 walker, 2 hours, 6 kilometres, ascents & descents 300 metres, 0 refreshments (circular)
31 La Cumbrecita: Miradors de las Chozas & de los Roques + Canal to Galería de Aridane (aka El Puerto) 
                                                    2 walker, 2 hours, 4.5 kilometres, ascents & descents 160 metres, vertigo risk, 0 refreshments (circular)
32 Pico Bejenado.                    4 walker, 3 hours 20 minutes, 11 kilometres, ascents & descents 700 metres, 0 refreshments (linear)
33 Barranco de las Angustias & Cascada de los Colores.   
                                                    4 walker, 3¾ hours, 15 kilometres, ascents & descents 250 metres, 0 refreshments (linear)
34 Los Brecitos – Playa de Taburiente – Cascada De Fondada.   
                                                    5 walker, 4¾ hours, 16 kilometres, ascents & descents 780 metres vertigo risk, 0 refreshments (linear)
35 Santa Cruz - Mirador La Concepcion - Ruta de los Molinos.
                                                    3 walker, 3.25 hours, 10 kilometres, ascents & descents 430 metres, 5 refreshments (circular)
36 El Paso to San Pedro via the Cumbre Nueva
                                                    5 walker, 3.5 hours, 11 kilometres, ascents 630 metres, descents 1,100 metres, 4 refreshments (linear - one way)
37 Velhoco to Cumbre             5+ walker, 5.25 hours, 14 kilometres, Ascents & Descents 1,600 metres, 5 refreshments (circular)

GPS Waypoints Lists
. Glossary.
Appendices: 

Tourist Information
. Maps & Books. Websites. Accommodation. Camping Information.
Restaurants
. Mountain Bike Itineraries, Tracks, & Roads. Things To Do. Taxis.
Bus Timetables & waymarked routes that cross them
. 
Place Names Index

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