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The Cliffs

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Hidden : 05/26/2012
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
4 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Translation: 

THE CLIFFS

Video: http://youtu.be/U9vZolyRalY



Esta multi cache irá te levar a caminhar ao longo das falésias que ligam o Caniçal até a Boca do Risco. Estas falésias atingem 250m de altitude no Stage 1, culminando nos 500m de altitude na Stage Final. A vereda irá te presentear com paisagens muito bonitas e fenómenos geológicos interessantes.

This multi cache will take you to walk along the cliffs that connect Caniçal to Boca do Risco. These cliffs reach 250m altitude in Stage 1, culminating in the 500m altitude in the Final Stage. The trail will present you with beautiful landscapes and interesting geological phenomena.



CACHE:

Para percorrer a cache, poderás escolher uma destas duas hipóteses:
To reach the cache, you can choose one of two hypotheses:

TRAIL I
6,2km (-1,7km no caso de ter um TT) / subida acumulada 816m / 2h
Ida e volta pelo mesmo local. Se tiveres dificuldades em chegar ao Stage1 usa os waipoints.

6.2 km (-1.7 km if you have a 4x4) / accumulated ascent  816m / 2h
Return using the same trail. If you have difficulties in getting to Stage1 use the waipoints. 



TRAIL II
Levada do Caniçal - Boca do Risco - Levada do Caniçal
Início: N 32° 44.221 / W 16° 45.459
12km / subida acumulada 816m / 4h
Percurso Circular, que percorre a levada com bonitas panorâmicas sobre o Caniçal. No final da levada basta seguir as coordenadas para o stage1 (se tiveres dificuldade usa os waipoints). No final da cache, continuam a descer até a Boca do Risco onde poderão fazer a cache Caixa do Risco. Depois basta seguir o trilho que tem o seu início aqui (N 32° 45.322 / W 16° 46.342), seguir a levada (N 32° 44.772 / W 16° 46.398) e atravessar o túnel até ao carro.

Levada Caniçal - Boca do Risco - Levada Caniçal
Start:  N 32° 44.221 / W 16° 45.459 
12km / accumulated  ascent 816m / 4h
Circular Route, that goes along a levada which has beautiful panoramic views to Caniçal. At the end of the levada just follow the coordinates for stage1 (if you have problems use the waipoints). After the final stage, continue going down to Boca do Risco where you can search for the cache Caixa do Risco. Then just follow the trail that starts here (N 32° 45.322 / W 16° 46.342), take the leavda (N 32° 44.772 / W 16° 46.398) and cross the road tunnel to the car. 



STAGE 1 - N 32° 45.250 / W 16° 44.910
Olha para o mar, junto à costa. Quantos pequenos ilhéus consegues ver?
Look at the sea, near the shore. How many little islets can you see? 

a) 2,5 ilhéus/islets = 297
b) 4 ilhéus/islets = 230
c)  5,5 ilhéus/islets = 319



STAGE 2 - N 32° 45.231 / W 16° 45.397
Aqui encontrarás varandas (ver spoiler-stage2). Quantas são no total, incluindo as cobertas de vegetação?
Here you will find balconies (see spoiler-stage2). How many are there in total, including those covered with vegetation?

a) 08 = 945
b) 10 = 617
c) 17 = 869



STAGE FINAL

N 32° 45. (Stage1)
W 16° 45. (Stage2)



Atenção!

Leva calçado apropriado, água e um lanche.
Deverás ter algum cuidado pois o piso em algumas zonas é escorregadio.
Também não deverás te aproximar muito das falésias.

Attention!

Take appropriate footwear, water and a snack.
You should be careful because the floor is slippery in some areas.
Do not go to close to the cliffs.





FTF: ricardomariagoncas / hugopita
STF: RRV1982
TTF: TaniAndrade


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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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