The Red Route in El Torcal is officially closed and you need permits to hike it. There are guided tours from the visitors center. The Cornisa del Diablo (The devil’s cornice or ledge) refers to the pass on the upper section of the hike and is the main reason this path is now off limits. […]
Hiking up La Peña de los Enamorados This was a nice route we did this weekend. Short, but technical. This is not one for the faint-hearted or the inexperienced. You need to have a good height for heights and be surefooted. The track we followed is here There are several variations you can do on this […]
El Torcal – surreal and stunning Most geologically stunning of all of Andalucía’s natural parks, El Torcal de Antequera Natural Park Reserve has a surreal, almost eerie feel to it. Known for its unique limestone formations, the whole area was under the Tethys Sea some 150 million years ago. Violent Earth crust movements forced the […]
This is one of my favourite hikes in the natural park that sits just behind the world famous, Camino del Rey, the Paraje Natural Desfiladero de los Gaitanes. This walk covers all the main peaks and the park’s most emblematic areas. This is a circular route that crosses the Sierra de Huma. It starts just outside […]
The Tajo del Estudiante & La Huma are the kinds of places that no amount of photographs could ever do justice. The views are breathtaking and completely 360. It does take a bit of effort to get there, but it’s effort well spent. The route below, is the shortest and easiest way up.