This sector contains 3 walking stages and 1 for mountain bike. Check the details and current conditions HERE.
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Responsible Trails Criteria:
(last audit by RT at May 2020)
Waymarks > 3 - It’s missing signs in at least one crossroad that can compromise the navigation without a map or GPS.
Conservation of the path > 4 - In a good overall status of conservation with some isolated situations.
General conservation > 4 - There aren’t any specific degraded areas identified.
Information boards and signs > 3 - Reasonably maintained and with interest
Complementary boards > n.a.
Safety and suport structures > 4 - Well-maintained essential structures
Local community integration > 3 - Interaction / occasional contacts with the community
Landscape integration > 4 - Well integrated into the landscape and with points of interest
General Safety > 4 - Has occasional low-risk situations
Safety informationTake 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.
Due to some signs be missing we recommend the use of gps or similar technologie.
SOS Emergency: 112
SOS Forest: 117
Manteigas Municipal Council: (+351) 275 980 000 | email@example.com
Guarda Municipal Council: (+351) 271 220 220 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Covilhã Municipal Council: (+351) 275 330 600 | email@example.com
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)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Kit para bolhas
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- Tent (3- or 4-season)
- Stove (including fuel and utensils)
- Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
- 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
- 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.