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Montana Roja

Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Great for a couple of hours walk. Fantastic views. Best to go early in morning when cooler. Take water with you as gets quite hot and humid.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Short steep walk to spectacular views of the caldera and of Playa Blanca. You can walk all the way round the top.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

this was a hard walk but wow what a fantastic view - worth the walk - don't forget lots suncream and water

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

If unfit like me, just ensure you take your time (manana life), have plenty of water and ENJOY the view!

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Yaiza, Spain
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This is great if you like a mountain bike challenge climb up the back then you need to go round the ridge anti clockwise it's tuff and a technical ride not for beginners only good to high level experienced riders only and the decent down the track that all the walkers go up and down is great fast rocky and... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Walked up this mountain whilst staying in PB, excellent views. would recommend on a cloudy day. nice and windy up there :-)

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Midlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Stayed very near to Montana Roja - so decided to get up early and catch the morning light from the top. It is more of a walk with some incline rather than a climb and doesn't take long (30 min) - although the advice given in previous reviews to wear trainers, bring water and do it early in the day... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were given directions to the volcano from our hotel and a guide that it would take two hours. We did it in an hour and forty. It's a steep climb to the summit but well worth the effort. The view was amazing from the top and there is a path the circumference of the crater. A good free trip... More

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Sussex, UK
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4 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A modestly stretching walk to the top is rewarded with the chance to walk around the volcanic crater and brilliant views across the island. Best to go in the morning when the temperature is a bit lower, take water and sensible shoes eg trainers. It can get very windy on top but safe if you are sensible. Don't wear flip... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

we had a nice peaceful walk up montana roja at about 9.30am before the sun was too hot, it took us about 30mins to walk up to the top of the crater at the top, there was afew people around but by no means busy. it was quite windy up there. we took some pics and walked right through the... More

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