Maguez Area

  • Track towards Corona - © William Mackesy
  • Towards Maguez and Corona from south of Haria - © William Mackesy
  • Landrover - © William Mackesy
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  • © William Mackesy
  • Climb from north to Corona crater - © William Mackesy
  • That wall top - © William Mackesy
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  • Corona inner rim - © William Mackesy
  • Corona crater - © William Mackesy
  • Looking north from Corona flank - © William Mackesy
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  • Vegetation on Corona flank - © William Mackesy
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  • Back south from track towards Corona - © William Mackesy
  • © William Mackesy
  • © William Mackesy
  • Track towards Corona - © William Mackesy
  • © William Mackesy
  • © William Mackesy
  • © William Mackesy

Key information: Maguez Area

  • There are several great walks in the area of Maguez on Lanzarote’s far northern ridge.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating95
  • Beauty34
  • Natural interest16
  • Human interest12
  • Charisma33
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating95

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Your choice
  • Maximum Altitude: 609m
  • Level of Difficulty: Variable
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Corona crater - © William Mackesy

WALK SUMMARY

There are several great walks in the area of Maguez on Lanzarote’s far northern ridge. 

The two finest walks are:

Climbing extraordinary and visually dominating  Montaña Corona from Maguez to the south. 

Los Helechos and the Hills and Valleys West of Maguez: a climb up to a small farming plateau west of Maguez, then an ascent of a particularly fascinating volcanic group and a wind back down into the Guinate valley to the north; all through lovely and interesting farmland and with some of the island's best views. 

Also worthwhile is the descent of the winding path down the dramatic Risco cliffs west of Ye to the plain below, and some superb and empty beaches and, if you feel like it, some abandoned salt pans. 

This is strenuous walking in dry mountains. Come prepared, including carrying enough water.

Lanzarote– Sunflower guides: 31 varied walks, including these. Very good. Recommended. Find relevant books on Amazon.

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Vegetation on Corona flank - © William Mackesy

Safety and problems: All walks have inherent risks and potential problems, and many of the walks featured on this website involve significant risks, dangers and problems. Problems of any sort can arise on any walk. This website does not purport to identify any (or all) actual or potential risks, dangers and problems that may relate to any particular walk.

Any person who is considering undertaking this walk should do careful research and make their own assessment of the risks, dangers and possible problems involved. They should also go to “Important information” for further important information.

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Back south from track towards Corona - © William Mackesy...
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