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Why Masca Barranco had to be closed

March 12, 2018 Jack 9

The straw which broke the camel’s back was a group of walkers who, despite an orange level weather alert for heavy rain and strong winds, still decided to tackle the Masca Barranco. […]

Featured Walks

Problems with walking groups and buses on Tenerife

March 23, 2017 Jack 1

Half the time when walking the Masca Barranco we emerge at the sea filled with a mix of exhilaration at completing one of Tenerife’s classic routes and outrage at the dodgy practices by some, not all I hasten to add, of the walking groups descending the gorge. […]

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Walking With Water on Tenerife

February 11, 2016 Jack 0

Although surface water isn’t common, there are places on Tenerife where streams trickle constantly through narrow ravines, occasionally creating jade pools in hollows in elephant skin coloured boulders. […]

West Tenerife

Is the Masca Barranco Still Open to Walkers?

September 29, 2010 Jack 0

Some of you may have heard news that Masca beach has been closed due to the danger of falling rocks and might be wondering whether the popular walking route through the ravine is a) still open to walkers and b) is it safe? […]