Trekking and hiking in Gran Canaria / Sports

It seems the huge nature patrimony of Gran Canaria is a never-ending source of opportunities for practicing sundry sports. Thus, the mountainous topography of the island is ideal for trekking and hiking. These sports, as well as the ones related, such as mountain climbing, are the perfect choice for searching out the regions where buses, taxis or cars do not usually go.

Inexperienced people curious about such perspectives can definitely rely on the centers which organize adventure trips, since the said centers are highly professional and able to provide all the information and advices necessary for preparing visitors to face the untamed Gran Canaria. What is even more enticing about such sports is they relate excellently to rural tourism which is, for that matter, a thriving industry in Gran Canaria.

Mountaineering Federation of Gran Canaria

The authority in charge with dealing with certain aspects related to such adventurous sports and leisure refers to Federacion Gran Canaria de Montanismo. In order to get an overall image of the platform provided by Gran Canaria in terms of trekking, hiking, mountain climbing and the like, tourists are advised to use the following information:

Name:
Mountaineering Federation of Gran Canaria (Federacion Gran Canaria de Montanismo)
Address:
18, C. Mari Sanchez, 35009, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 460 045 / 0034 608 642 557
Fax:
0034 928 460 045
Website:
www.fgcm.org

Canariaventura

Canariaventura offers tourists the opportunity to discover the hidden places of the island of Gran Canaria by practicing mountain climbing.

Fitted with helmets, strings and other protection gears, tourists are given the occasion of searching out the mountain peaks of Gran Canaria and of learning, under the supervision of the club’s instructors, the specific techniques of this sport. The instructors are able to guide tourists on 10 different tracks, according to tourists’ experience and expectations from the trip.

Name:
Canariaventura
Address:
1, Avda. de Francia, Playa del Ingles, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 766 168 / 0034 670 777 343
Email:
canariaventura@mac.com
Website:
www.canariaventura.com

Trekking Mogan

Name:
Trekking Mogan
Address:
69, Apartado de Correos, Arguineguin, 35120, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 689 919 580
Email:
trrkking.mogan@terra.es
Website:
www.trekkingmogan.com

Rocky Adventure

Name:
Rocky Adventure
Address:
C.C. Bahia Feliz, local B-37, Bahia Feliz, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 928 157 265 / 0023 615 932 589
Website:
www.rockyadventure.com

Canarias Extreme

Name:
Canarias Extreme
Address:
43, Avda. Estados Unidos, Playa del Ingles, 35100, San Bartolome, Gran Canaria, Spain
Telephone:
0034 606 580 103
Fax:
0034 928 777 046
Email:
info@canariasextreme.com / reservas@canariasextreme.com

Rambling Roger

Name:
Rambling Roger
Address:
Finca Britanica, 24, Avenida La Corte, Fataga, 35108, San Bartolome de Tirajana, Gran Canaria, Spain
Email:
webmistress@ramblingroger.com / web@fincabritanica.com
Website:
www.ramblingroger.com

Attractions in Gran Canaria

Museum of Sculpture Abraham Cardenes

The Museum of Sculpture Abraham Cardenes was founded as homage to the work of Abraham Cardenes, an important Spanish sculptor born in Gran Canaria.

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From Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura

In order to get from Gran Canaria to Fuerteventura, tourists can rely on the services provided by Trasmediterranea, Naviera Armas, Binter or Islas Airways.

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Reptilandia Park

For a spectacular array of species of reptiles, arachnids, birds and mammals alike, tourists should visit Reptilandia Park, a venue located in Galdar.

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