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Vilar do Pinheiro to Arcos

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An early transfer takes you back to Vilar do Pinheiro to continue your walk on to Arcos. You finally encounter some lovely woodland paths as you enter Arcos.
easy
Distance 22.5 km
5:00 h
201 m
255 m
111 m
6 m
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Author
Minna Harshbarger
Update: April 29, 2019
Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
111 m
Lowest point
6 m

Tips and hints

This walk is part of the following itineraries:

WPSCPFULL

WPSCP4

WPSCP4&5

Start

Vilar do Pinheiro (93 m)
Coordinates:
DD
41.251663, -8.648007
DMS
41°15'06.0"N 8°38'52.8"W
UTM
29T 529490 4566754
w3w 
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Destination

Arcos

Turn-by-turn directions

These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
41.251663, -8.648007
DMS
41°15'06.0"N 8°38'52.8"W
UTM
29T 529490 4566754
w3w 
///stewing.steps.grit
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • 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
  • 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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Difficulty
easy
Distance
22.5 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
201 m
Descent
255 m
Highest point
111 m
Lowest point
6 m

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