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Barranc del Infern

THIS ROUTE lies inside Font Roja natural park. It could be done on a hot and steamy summer's evening, taking advantage of the height...

Benasque – part 2

By Dave Jones WITH autumn arriving this week, heralding the start of the walking season in south-east Spain, there is still time to escape to...

Winter walks – part 2

THE TENA Valley is the closest high-mountain area of the Pyrenees to the Costa Blanca. It offers almost limitless possibilities for hiking, with short...

Autumn in the Pyrenees

By Dave Jones AFTER a long, hot summer, life is returning to the Pyrenees with the precipitation that the autumn brings. Mountains streams have been...

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...

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 – 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...

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...

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...

Winter walks

THE WINTER is here, with the shortest day of the year on Wednesday heralding the start of the season. In line with recent trends,...

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....

Granja round walk

By Dave Jones THIS Vega Baja walk follows the PR-CV 447 waymarked route. It is well-signposted on most sections, taking in the villages of Granja de...

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...

Benasque

By Dave Jones The Plann d’Aiguallut is the most wonderful place I have seen on earth. I’ll tell you why. The walk up starts from the...

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