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Snow walking

By Dave Jones WALKERS are often looking for new challenges and ways to indulge their passion for the mountains. And, as winter approaches, snow walking...

On the slopes of Puig Campana

By Dave Jones THIS walk from the Font del Molí in Finestrat allows the walker to view Puig Campana (1,408 metres) from a number of...

Around Aneto – the practicalities

By Dave Jones THE THREE-day walk described over previous weeks took the protagonist into the glacial heart of the Pyrenees. The route circled the highest peaks...

Around Aneto

Day 3 THE FINAL day of the walk is a stroll in the park compared with what has gone before. With just 8km to cover back...

Around Aneto

After working hard to get up to the Salenques pass at 2,809 metres, the walker can enjoy a well-earned rest – and awe-inspiring views...

Around Aneto

Day 2 part 1 The second leg of the walk is a dawn to dusk affair. It’s a brutally tough day’s walking – but also...

The short cut

DUE to the length and difficulty involved in the day 2 stage, some walkers may prefer to stay in the Cap de Llauset mountain...

Around Aneto

Day 1 (part 2) FROM the Vallibierna pass, the walker descends on the GR-11 footpath towards the glacial lake, the Estany de Cap de Llauset...

Around Aneto

THIS three-day walk takes the protagonist into the glacial heart of the Pyrenees. The route circles the highest peaks in the mountain chain –...

Rambla Salada climb

THERE are at least four different routes which can be undertaken in the spectacular Rambla Salada – the canyon which winds through the Sierra...

Archerito glacial lake

By Dave Jones AS the signpost points out, it’s only 4km from the start point to the glacial lake, the Ibón de Archerito. The path...

Bisaurín (2,670 metres)

BISAURÍN is the highest peak in this western section of the Pyrenees, with the giants of the range grouped in the centre of the...

Hecho Valley

By Dave Jones THE HECHO Valley in the Pyrenees, to the west of the historic city of Jaca, is a verdant area which is well...

La Mata wine route

By Dave Jones THE START of the grape harvest in La Mata this week gives us an opportunity to revisit the walk which runs through...

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