Before starting any of the routes, we suggest following these recommendations:

WALKING, HIKING, RUNNING AND TRAIL RUNNING
• Sports shoes
• Comfortable clothing that is suitable for the sporting activity
• Water
• A mobile phone with a fully-charged battery

BICYCLE
• A bicycle in good condition
• Spares in case of faults
• Helmet and gloves
• Comfortable clothing that is suitable for the sporting activity
• Water
• A mobile phone with a fully-charged battery

ENVIRONMENTAL RECOMMENDATIONS
• Do not leave rubbish in the woods o bury it, pick it up and take it away.
• Use recycling bins and keep the zone as clean as you like to find it.
• If you smoke, do not throw cigarette butts on the ground; every precaution is important in the forest.
• Leave cars in the parking spaces enabled for this use. Do not block roads or step on farmland.
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EMERGENCIES
• If necessary, call the emergency services on 112.
• Once your location is reported, do not leave the site until you have contacted the research staff.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SWIMMING
• Use suitable material and equipment for the activity (goggles, brightly coloured swimming cap, marker buoy and wetsuit).
• You swim at your own risk. Adapt the activity to your level of fitness.
• If you get into difficulty, use the emergency exit.
• Swimmers aged under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
• Plan your outing (check the sea conditions, water temperature, weather forecast, etc.)
• You should always swim with someone else or at least tell someone about your planned activity.
• Hydrate before starting to swim and protect yourself from the sun with sun cream.
• Watch out for boats (even though they are prohibited from entering the Blue Route).
• Watch out for currents and the state of the sea; they can make the route more difficult.
• Respect other users of the Blue Route.
• Respect the sea. Do not handle, touch or pick up sea organisms.
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DIVING RECOMMENDATIONS
• Use appropriate materials and equipment for the activity.
• Dive accompanied by professionals recognized by the Generalitat de Catalunya who will adapt the activity according to your level of physical condition.
• Plan your trip (check sea condition, water temperature, weather forecast, etc.) and contact a local dive center.
• Moisturize before you start diving and protect yourself from the sun with sunscreen.
• Watch out for boats (although they are not allowed to dive).
• Respect other sea users.
• Respect the sea. Avoid manipulating, touching and catching marine organisms.

RECOMMENDATIONS KAYAKING

• Use appropriate materials and equipment for the activity. Make sure that your kayak has all the safety elements. Closed caps in case of beginner kayaks, watertight compartment covers and cockpit covers in case of touring kayaks, and leash in case of surf ski.
• Use a lifejacket and some communication elements in case of emergency (telephone, walkie-talkie, etc.). It is recommended to wear suitable footwear for disembarkation.
• Plan your trip (check sea condition, weather forecast, etc.) and tell someone your route plan (departure and arrival estimated time).
• Hydrate yourself before start kayaking and protect yourself from the sun with sun cream.
• Watch out for boats and respect other sea users.
• Respect the sea. Do not handle, touch or pick up sea organisms.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS SNORKEL

• Swim accompanied
• Respect your limits
• Assess the state of the sea and the water temperature
• Emergency telephone 112

RECOMMENDED GEAR: Mask, snorkel and fins / Signal buoy / Thermal and solar protection / Underwater camera