My new favourite running route in Rincon! It starts from Rincon’s city centre just in front of the hotel Rincon Sol. From there, you run up the dry river bed – the Rio Granadilla – into the mountains for a short circular route which takes in some fantastic views. There’s no better place to watch the […]
One of the best hikes in the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama natural park. The circular route up El Almendron via the Barranco de los Cazadores is a classic. Here are a few pictures from last week’s hike. Attendees – Simon, Emma and Charo The route we followed is here. A great day out with […]
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 […]
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 […]