Roque Nublo-Pico Nieves circular

Hiking route · Gran Canaria
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Distance
15.7 km
Duration
5:55h
Ascent
884 m
Descent
892 m
A stunning scenic walk around the The Nublo rural National Park, and Pico Nieves, the highest point of the island of Gran Canaria

This amazingly scenic hike heads first to Roques Nublo (Cloud Rock), from Roques Nublo you then head through the cool Canary pine forests to the stunning views of Mirador Presa De Los Hornos. From here you again head through the pine forests to Pico Nieves the highest point of Gran Canaria at 1,949 metres.

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https://photos.app.goo.gl/HVcnwT15enmQvFi49

Destination Gran Canaria

https://youtu.be/xmn1YGAcKTI

Parking and start point:

Free parking at the Roques Nublo car park, the start point.



Points of interest on route:
Roques Nublo

Frog rock

Friar rock

Canary pine forests

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

Mirador Presa De Los Hornos


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
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
1926 m
Lowest point
1349 m

Coordinates

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27.965651, -15.601557
DMS
27°57'56.3"N 15°36'05.6"W
UTM
28R 440834 3093543
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Simon Ghent
August 01, 2020 · Community
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Fede Claudi
May 05, 2020 · Community
Very nice route!
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Mike Rose
May 04, 2020 · Community
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