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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...

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...

Lockdown – fines and fracas

Although the vast majority of residents are adhering to the state of emergency lockdown, people have been caught surfing, swimming and jogging by the...

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...

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...

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...

Cataluña’s lakes – part 4

HAVING completed the 4.4km from Cavallers reservoir to the stepping stones just short of the Ventosa i Calvell mountain refuge, there are several options...

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 –...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Walking into France – Day 1

This two-day walk sets out from Baños de Panticosa following the GR-11 trans-Pyrenean footpath to the Bachimaña Alto reservoir, where our route carries straight...

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...

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