Pico Nieves circular

Hiking route · Gran Canaria
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
9.9 km
Duration
3:29h
Ascent
450 m
Descent
458 m
A stunning scenic walk around the The Roque Nublo National Park.
Starting at the Roque Nublo car park this walk heads through the cool Canary pine forests to the stunning views from the Mirador Presa De Los Hornos. It's then a fairly steep track to Pico Nieves the highest point of Gran Canaria at 1,949, before returning back through the pine forests to the Roque Nublo car park.

Links for more photos and videos:

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https://photos.app.goo.gl/rtuThH51e9QPeiGu5

Destination Gran Canaria

https://youtu.be/xmn1YGAcKTI



Parking and start point:

Free parking at the Roques Nublo car park on the GC-600, the start point.



Points of interest on route:

Canary pine forests

Mirador Presa De Los Hornos

Pico De Las Nieves (the tallest point on Gran Canaria)

Surface:

Mostly on good paths and tracks, the surface can be steep and rough in places.

Places to stop for refreshments:

Mobile shop at the start and at Pico Nieves.

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Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
1926 m
Lowest point
1555 m

Coordinates

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27.965664, -15.601554
DMS
27°57'56.4"N 15°36'05.6"W
UTM
28R 440834 3093544
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