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​La Gomera Now Offers Walking Routes for People with Reduced Mobility

La Gomera Now Offers Walking Routes for People with Reduced Mobility

Thanks to special chairs or joelettes, hikers with some mobility problems can now enjoy a walking route around Vallehermoso. El Club de Caminantes La Taparucha or La Taparucha Walking Club has been responsible for organising these new routes with joelettes.

The joelette is an all-terrain chair with a single wheel that allows anyone with reduced mobility or with disabilities to go hiking or to participate in races, with the help of at least two companions. The rear person ensures the balance of the joelette and the front person is responsible for the traction and direction.

This week saw the launch of a new hiking route in the northern municipality of Vallehermoso which passes through Cruz de Tierno and Roque Cano. This will be a new opportunity for those involved to learn how to handle these chairs, but also an experience for those with reduced mobility who want to enjoy nature first hand.

These new walking routes aim to bring a mountain experience to everyone!

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