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Cocoll (1,048 metres)

THIS is a well-signposted walk from the village of Benigembla up to the summit of Cocoll (1,048 metres). The route makes use of the...

Aitana

By Dave Jones THIS walk is the shortest of the routes up Aitana, Alicante’s highest mountain at 1,558 metres. Starting from the Font de L’Arbre...

Pico del Obispo (2,014m)

THE PICO del Obispo (the Bishop's Peak), at a strapping 2,014 metres, is Murcia's highest mountain. Standing in the west of the region, near...

Camprodon

By Dave Jones THE HISTORIC town of Camprodon in the Pyrenees of Cataluña is a wonderful base for a short walking holiday. Lying at the...

Two ravine walk

By Dave Jones THIS route takes in two wonderful ravines in the municipality of Castell de Castells. The walker is rewarded with some spectacular views of...

Summer walks part 3

Panticosa to Bujaruelo Day 1 (part 2) THE GLACIAL lake - ‘Ibón de Catieras’ – is lovely place for a spot of lunch at 2,267...

Elche reservoir route

This attractive route runs from Elche city centre, following the Vinalopó River as far as Elche reservoir. It’s a waymarked walk (white/yellow markings) and there...

Ombria d’Alfaro

THE SUMMIT of the Ombria d’Alfaro offers wonderful views over large swathes of the mountainous north of Alicante province. The striking Serrella ridge, the...

Summer walks

IT'S that time of year again. The heat has descended. Mad dogs and Englishmen are the only ones venturing out in the midday sun, etc....

Summer walks part 2

Panticosa to Bujaruelo Day 1 (part 1) MAKE no mistake, this is a gruelling two-day walk. You will need to start early (before 07.00) and...

Benasque – part 1

By Dave Jones THIS week we revisit Benasque – one of the prime locations in the Pyrenees for a spot of winter walking. For those...

Summer walks part 4

Bujaruelo back to Panticosa – Day 2 WAKING up in San Nicolas de Bujaruelo is an experience you will never forget. Even in high summer,...

Pyrenees paradise – Part 2

THOSE who read last week’s walk may be glad to know that this week’s offering is easier on the legs. The basic route up...

Summer walks – part 5

THE TWO-day walk from Panticosa to San Nicolas de Bujaruelo will take some organising. Those who are going up to either of these wonderful...

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