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HIKING

Each academic year, the Sports Service organises several hikes to natural environments around the province, in an effort to promote sports and activities in nature.

OBJECTIVES

  • Exploring the network of short-distance and long-distance trails in the province
  • Enjoying nature by learning about Alicante's fauna and flora
  • Hiking with guides and UA members

ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019

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TRAILS

TRAIL DATE PHOTOS
1st - Chicharra Green Trail 28/10/18  
2nd - Cima del Menejador 02/12/18  
3rd - Puig Campana - Circular route 10/02/19  
4th - Cima del Alto de la Serrella 10/03/19  
5th - Sierra de Toix - Circular route 26/05/19  

1st - CHICHARRA GREEN TRAIL

Date: Sunday 28 October 2018

Starting from: Villena

Difficulty: low

Length: 16 km and 4 hours

Gradient: 120 m

Description: linear route, from Villena to the Nuestra Señora de las Virtudes sanctuary and back

2nd - CIMA DEL MENEJADOR

Date: Sunday 2 December 2018

Starting from: Alcoy

Difficulty: medium

Length: 7 km and 4 hours

Gradient: 350 m

Description: circular route from the Font Roja sanctuary in Alcoy to the Cima del Menejador (height: 1,356 m)

3rd - PUIG CAMPANA  - CIRCULAR ROUTE

Date: Sunday 10 February 2019

Starting from: Finestrat

Difficulty: medium

Length: 11 km and 5 hours

Gradient: 700 m

Description: circular route through the Puig Campana mountains, from the Font del Molí in Finestrat 

4th - CIMA DEL ALTO DE LA SERRELLA

Date: Sunday 10 March 2019

Starting from: Confrides

Difficulty: medium

Length: 11 km and 4 hours

Gradient: 500 m

Description: linear route from the Confrides pass to the Cima del Alto de la Serrella (height: 1,366 m)

5t - CIRCULAR SIERRA DE TOIX

Date: Sunday 26 May 2019

Starting from: Altea

Difficulty: medium

Length: 10 km and 4 hours

Gradient: 350 m

Description: circular route to the Sierra de Toix, from Mascarat beach

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT

  • PARTICIPANTS
    • All UA members can sign up: students, service and  administration  staff, research and academic staff and research assistants , as well as   UA Alumni members  (all relevant documentation must be previously submitted at the Sports Service).
    • A non-UA companion  older than 14 can be registered per participant (as well as their father, mother or legal tutor if they are under 18).
    • During the last week of registration, if there are vacancies available, anyone  older than 14 (together with their father, mother or legal tutor if they are under 18), whether UA or non-UA members, can sign up.
  • FEE
    • The fee for each trail is:
      • €12 per person (UA members and UA Alumni)
      • €17 per person (others)
  • REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT METHOD
    • Via the INTERNET (debit or credit card) - (UA members only):
    • At the UA SPORTS BUILDING  (debit or credit card):
      • Virtual POS (machine at the entrance). From Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 9 p.m. If you are not in our database, you will have to request it personally at the Registration Office . An ID document (identity card, passport, etc.) will be required.
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINES
    • 1 st route: from 28 Sep 2018 to 25 Oct 2018 - REGISTRATION PERIOD OPEN
    • 2 nd route: from 02 Nov 2018 to 29 Nov 2018
    • 3 rd route: from 10 Jan 2019 to 07 Feb 2019
    • 4 th route: from 10 Feb 2019 to 07 Mar 2019
    • 5 th route: from 26 Apr 2019 to 23 May 2019
  • NUMBER OF PLACES: 51 (allocated on a first-come, first-served basis)
  • DOCUMENTATION: University card (TIU), ID card, passport, driving licence, etc.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The Sports Management reserves the right to cancel any of the routes in the event of force majeure without prior notice.

Journeys and health insurance included in the registration price.

JOURNEY

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Take a lightweight rucksack with some food and water in abundance. There will be a mid-morning snack during each trail. Hikers will be at home by lunchtime
  • Use comfortable, warm and waterproof clothing, mountain footwear, a cap and sunscreen
  • Trekking poles are recommended

INSTRUCTORS

  • Ramón David Rocamora
  • Beatriz Delgado Cecilia
  • Santiago del Moral Durá

SPORTS SERVICE


Universidad de Alicante
C/ Alicante, s/n
03690 - San Vicente del Raspeig
Alicante (Spain)

Tel: (+34) 96 590 37 39

Fax: (+34) 96 590 93 02

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