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PR 5 SEI - Loriga valley route

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The Loriga Gorge route passes through places still used today by shepherds and their flocks of sheep’s and goats. The path is demanding, but the landscape rewards the effort with moments of complete absorption with nature.
open
moderate
8.5 km
2:45 h
0 m
1071 m

This is one of the  most wonderful linear routes of Portugal. Following the path of the ancient shepards you will dive into one of the most impressive glaciar valleys.

 

Find more about this route in the oficial website.

Author’s recommendation

Responsible Trails ® ensures that an annual technical audit is carried out in which the main points of the code of ethics are evaluated. Here you find the result of the last audit.

Before starting your adventure, be sure to check the “Current Information” tab.

 

Responsible Trails Criteria:

(last audit by RT at 10/06/2020)

 

Direcional signing - 4- it has all the needed marks and signs to navigate without support

Path conditions - 4- In a good overall status of conservation with some isolated situations.

General conservation (enviroment) - 5- Surrounding environment perfectly preserved.

Head boards and aditional signs - 5- Very well maintained and with superior quality

Other boards informations - n.a.

Safety structures - 4- Well-maintained essential structures

Interaction with local comunitiy - 5- Strong connection to the community in which it operates and stimulate interaction

Landscape integration - 4- Well integrated into the landscape and with points of interest

General Safety - 4- Has occasional low-risk situations

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Updated: October 15, 2020
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1839 m
Lowest point
768 m
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Safety information

This is a linear tecnhical trail on high mountain. Take the necessary precautions.

Tips, hints and links

Saiba mais no site oficial desta rota

Start

Torre, Serra da Estrela (1838 m)
Coordinates:
DD
40.339831, -7.618965
DMS
40°20'23.4"N 7°37'08.3"W
UTM
29T 617300 4466391
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Destination

Loriga, Seia

Turn-by-turn directions

Consulte o Folheto do Percurso.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
40.339831, -7.618965
DMS
40°20'23.4"N 7°37'08.3"W
UTM
29T 617300 4466391
w3w 
///shutter.anyway.topside
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Status
open
Difficulty
moderate
Distance
8.5 km
Duration
2:45h
Ascent
0 m
Descent
1071 m
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