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English Spanish Vocabulary – Hiking Senderismo Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Hiking.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Senderismo.


Hiking Senderismo

ascent – subida
backpack – mochila
boots – botas
coast – costa
descent – bajada
drinking water – agua potable
first aid kit – botiquín
flashlight – linterna
fleece – forro polar
footpath – sendero
gorge – garganta
guide – guía
hillside – cuesta
lake – lago
map – mapa
mountain range – sierra
mountain stream – torrente
mosquito net – mosquitera
national park – parque nacional
pathway – camino
peak – pico
ravine – barranco
river – río
sleeping bag – saco de dormir
stream – arroyo
tent – tienda de campaña
trail – pista
valley – valle
waterfall – cascada

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About the Author: Laura & Adam

Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.


  1. Mike:

    I have been following your posts for some time. I am using several resources to enhance mi espanol. I walked the Camino Frances last fall my Spanish was adequate but I wish it was more. I will be walking the del Norte fall of 2018.