The Andalusian trail running cup kicked off this weekend with its first event of the year, the La Capitana Trail in Rincon de la Victoria. Now in its fifth year, the race has attracted an increasing number of participants. The 21km route is technical and difficult, with over 2,000m in accumulated height difference.
The Escalera Arabe – the Arabic staircase A hike up the Arabic staircase is a classic route and the most popular walk in the Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes Natural Park. If doing one hike in the area, this should be it. The exact origins of the staircase are unknown. The general consensus is that they […]
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 […]
An easy hike that starts from the beautiful village of Casarabonela. The village borders the Biosphere reserve of Sierra de las Nieves, but this particular hike takes place in a smaller mountain range known as the Sierra Prieta. Sierra Prieta & Sierra Cabrilla The Sierra Prieta and neighbouring Sierra Cabrilla are two of Málaga’s lesser known […]
An easy and circular cycling route around the Montes de Malaga. One of my favourites to date. It is known locally as the ‘horse-shoe’ due it’s distinct semi-circular shape – the track below ‘closes’ this circle and finishes where it starts. Although more of road bike track, it’s easily doable by mountain bike. There was very […]