Free Guides

A small collection of free guides and booklets in PDF format.

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I have made this PDF freely available as an example of a walk in my walking guides. This particular walk is taken from Volume 2 of my 2017/18 guide - 'The San Bartolome Triangle’. It is a standard walk that appears in almost all guide books - although my route is slightly different, I have a few paths not in most other guides, but it is essentially the same walk.

Whilst it shows a good example of the layout etc. of all of my walks in Volume 2, it also provides additional, helpful and up-to-date localised information - and that with a little local knowledge, how walks can be made a much more pleasant and enjoyable experience than a standard walk in most guide books.

San Bartolome Triangle Walk- Free Guide

Fataga free booklet

Fataga Circle North

Fataga Circle South

Artenara free booklet

Artenara Short Circle

Altavista walk

Don't Leave Gran Canaria Without Seeing It..

THE definitive Guide for hikers and explorers.. by Rambling Roger, resident in Gran Canaria

Volume 1: The Shorter Options
This guide is intended more for the casual hiker ( who wants a half day walk ) and visitors who want to discover the real heart of Gran Canaria by car or on foot.

Volume 2: The Longer Options
This second guide is for the serious hiker who wants a full day trek.

Volume 1 'The Shorter Options' Guide has approx. 20 circular and 15 routes from A to B with the local bus times included, there are also over 30 there-and-back walks, all of these walks are designed to be half day hikes.
This Guide also includes lots of information of what to see and do in the many rural villages and towns, with suggestions of where to enjoy local specialities.

Volume 2 'The Longer Options' Guide has approx. 20 circular and 5 routes from A to B with local bus times included, these walks are full day walks and are designed for the serious hiker. All walks have full GPS information included.
I am aware that there are already various hiking books in English about walking on Gran Canaria, but none are written by a local resident with years of experience of the hiking routes on this island.

Both Rambling Roger's Guides are regularly updated and available in printed or PDF version.

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