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Salto do Patagarro

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Hidden : 04/25/2016
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Geocache Description:


  • O Patagarro é uma das 8 espécies de aves marinhas que nidifica no arquipélago da Madeira.
    Conhece mais pesquisando o Projecto Puffinus.
  • A cache está situada na Ribeira de Santa Luzia
  • Não existe trilho. Deverás improvisar, tendo de atravessar várias vezes a ribeira.
  • Para lá chegar existem outras alternativas mas esta será a mais simples 
  • Há a possibilidade de conjugar com outras caches da área: GC4FVVW, GC17K6C, GC17K5H e GC3T7QN.
  • O local possui fraco sinal GPS pelo que deverão utilizar os spoilers e dicas fornecidas. 
  • A dificuldade desta cache depende do caudal da ribeira. Durante os meses de verão o acesso poderá ser mais simples mas a cascata poderá estar seca. Analisa as condições e não arrisques.
  • O percurso deverá ser feito apenas com boas condições climatéricas.
  • Deverás levar água e comida, roupa e calçado apropriados (roupa e calçado extra para o caso de te molhares).
  • A utilização de um bordão é recomendada.
  • Parking - Cache - Parking: 9 km, 4h

  • The Patagarro is one of the 8 species of seabird that nests in the Madeira archipelago. Know more by searching for the Project Puffinus.
  • The cache is located in Ribeira de Santa Luzia.
  • There is no trail. You have to improvise, having to cross the river several times.
  • To get there, there are other alternatives but this is probably the easiest. 
  • It is possible to combine with other caches in the area: GC4FVVW, GC17K6C, GC17K5H and GC3T7QN.
  • The location has weak GPS signal and you should therefore use the spoilers and hints provided.
  • The difficulty of this cache depends on the flow of the stream. During the summer months access may be simpler but the waterfall may be dry. Analyze the conditions and don't take risks.
  • The course must be done only with good weather conditions.
  • You should bring water, food, clothing and appropriate footwear (extra clothing in case you get wet). 
  • The use of walking poles is recommended.
  • Parking - Cache - Parking: 9 km, 4h

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