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Aitana ravine route

THIS route up Aitana is the most direct that I have found, taking in one of the most spectacular features of this wonderful massif...

Cova Tallada and Torre del Cerro

By Ralph Phipps, Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers NOW that the weather is warmer it’s time to contemplate some easier – but still adventurous - walks....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Aitana snow ascent

By Dave Jones Dozens of people decided to try to reach the summit of Alicante’s highest mountain, Aitana (1,558 metres) on Saturday. The main draw was...

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...

The Vall de Gallinera

By Ralph Phipps THIS valley, almost due east of Denia on the Costa Blanca coast, makes its first appearance as you pass Pego to the...

Nerpio – part 2

ONE of the most popular walks from Nerpio – the Ruta del Zarzalar – leaves from the town centre to take in the ravine...

Deaths in the mountains

SPAIN is the second most mountainous country in Europe after Switzerland. It is home to some stupendously beautiful mountain ranges that beg to be explored...

Around Puig Campana

THIS walk offers a complete circuit around Puig Campana (1,410 metres) – the volcano-like mountain behind Benidorm. The PR-CV 289 footpath allows the walker to...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...