Long distance hiking trail recommended route

GRZ - Mining Territory [Sector 3]

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  • Mining Territory - Barroca > Dornelas do Zêzere - GRZ: Stage 3
    / Mining Territory - Barroca > Dornelas do Zêzere - GRZ: Stage 3
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barroca > Dornelas do Zêzere - GRZ: Stage 3
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Cabeço do Pião > Barroca - GRZ: Stage 2
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Cabeço do Pião > Barroca - GRZ: Stage 2
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
  • / Mining Territory - Barco Rest Area > Cabeço do Pião - GRZ: Stage 1
    Photo: Diogo Martins, Aldeias do Xisto
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Spanning about 22 km, Mining Territory is the third sector of the GRZ. It starts at the Barco rest area, in the municipality of Covilhã, and ends in Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra.
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Distance 23.5 km
6:48 h
278 m
286 m
451 m
352 m
Spanning about 22 km, Mining Territory is the third sector of the GRZ. It starts at the Barco rest area, in the municipality of Covilhã, and ends in Dornelas do Zêzere, in the municipality of Pampilhosa da Serra. As the name implies, the route passes through the mining landscape of Cabeço do Pião and the Aldeia do Xisto of Barroca.

This sector contains 3 walking stages 1 for mountain bike and 1 canoeing. Check the detail and the current conditions HERE.

Author’s recommendation

The agricultural land and mining landscape are the elements that mark this section.

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Responsible Trails Criteria:

This route as the auditing in progress at this date.

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Author
Aldeias do Xisto
Update: July 23, 2021
Highest point
451 m
Lowest point
352 m

Rest Stop

Lameirinhos Casa de Campo
Casa do Silvério

Safety information

Take the necessary precautions for high temperatures in summer and slippery terrain in the winter. The levels of difficulty and times given are only indicative. They were calculated on a physical effort basis and do not include stops. Make your estimate by analising the technical data of path to be taken.

 

Contact information

SOS Emergency: 112

SOS Forest: 117

Start

Área de Descanso do Barco Lat.: 40° 10' 22.44" NLong.: 7° 37' 30.972" W (401 m)
Coordinates:
DD
40.173153, -7.614213
DMS
40°10'23.4"N 7°36'51.2"W
UTM
29T 617993 4447896
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Destination

Dornelas do Zêzere Lat.: 40° 6' 6.84" NLong.: 7° 44' 45.852" W

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
40.173153, -7.614213
DMS
40°10'23.4"N 7°36'51.2"W
UTM
29T 617993 4447896
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Distance
23.5 km
Duration
6:48 h
Ascent
278 m
Descent
286 m
Highest point
451 m
Lowest point
352 m
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