José Antonio Bardasco
              VALLE SAN QUIRCE - VALLE DE CORCOS  (Guardo) PRC-P 18

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Valle San Quirce- V. Corcos

Valle San Quirce-Cristo

elevation profile
since  Plaza Constitución


elevation profile
since  San Miguel


Photos 2015

Photos 2017
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 asic data of the trail: (Translated by Mónica and Elizabeth)

- Promoter and producer: Guardo Town Council
              Santa Bárbara Street, 2, 34880 / + 34 979 85 00 76
- Localities: Guardo
- Total distance (Length): 12,95 km.
- Type of route: circular
- Level of difficulty: Low
- Recommended season: the whole year.
- Accesses:
          From Palencia by c-615: 96 km.
          From León through Almanza: 87 km.
          From Oviedo by AP-66 and Cistierna: 180 km.
          From Santander through Reinosa-Aguilar: 166 km.
- Estimated duration in both directions: 3 h 20 min
- Cumulative elevation gain: 365 m
- Cumulative elevation loss:  365 m
- Maximum elevation: 1429 m
- Minimum elevation:  1099 m
- Elevation at the beginning: 1102 m
- Elevation at the end: 1102 m
- Ciclability: 98%
- Overlap with hunting activities: Be cautious in hunting season. Wear clothes in bright colours and don’t leave of the paths.
- Vanishing points: Most of the route goes by paths relatively close to roads or track for cars.
- Other trail labels:
          - Trail with elements of geological interest.
          - Trail with elements of environmental interest.
          - Trail suitable for the technique of Nordic March.
          - Trail suitable for children.

- Severity of Environment: (2) The environment is not exempt of risks.
- Orientation of the itinerary: (2) Pay attention at crossings.
- Difficulty of the trip: (3) Not smooth surface
- Amount of effort: (2) more than 3 hours of effective walking.



          It is fascinating to get into the Monte Corcos with tons of paths and a variety of possible routes available. We enjoy a forest that holds an important ecological richness. With outstanding beauty due to its vegetation, it is one of the best oak forests in Castile and Leon. 



               Maps  (IGN) Guardo 132-I, Valderrueda 131-I                      Route made on April 2004; 2015: ....
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