Key information: Roque Nublo
- A huge, thrilling tower on a hilltop in the west.
- It is worth making a longer walk out of this.
- Walkopedia rating83
- Natural interest17
- Human interest4
- Negative points3
- Total rating83
- Note: Neg: Crowds
- Length: Your choice
- Maximum Altitude: Around 1,800m
- Level of Difficulty: Variable
The most famous landmark in Gran Canaria is a huge, thrilling tower on a hilltop (at 1,813m) between Tejeda and Ayacata.
It can be approached from various directions, including from the pass at La Galeta, a 40 minute climb in company which would probably not be exciting enough on its own to join the walking Valhalla that is Walkopedia.
The most enjoyable approach must be the longer walk from Cruz Grande to the south-east of the high ridge, approaching across the dramatic El Montanon ridge, with huge views in all directions, including of Nublo itself.
This can be demanding walking in serious and waterless mountains: prepare.
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