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Extra snowshoeing holiday dates

Extra snowshoeing holiday dates

Snowshoeing holiday: 7-14 March I’m delighted to say that our first snowshoeing holiday dates have been really popular and already full. We’ve several other people that would like to come, so we’re running a second holiday on the 7-14 March. The holiday will be based in Sallent de Gallego at Hotel Almud which is the heart of the Pyrenees, surrounded by high peaks. Winter is a magical time in the...

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Thanks for another great hiking season

Thanks for another great hiking season

Autumn is now upon us and another hiking season is over! It only seemed like yesterday that we were awaiting the first group of the season. In September we had wonderful weather for our final walking vacations of the season. The heatwaves of early summer had gone and...

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More hiking holidays in the Pyrenees

More hiking holidays in the Pyrenees

Here are some more photos of the superb holidays we had last July in the Pyrenees. We had a fantastic month of hiking and while the temperatures were a bit on the hot side, we had lots of sunshine and the rainjackets stayed in the rucksack the whole month! Peaks &...

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Already enjoying another great summer in the Pyrenees

Already enjoying another great summer in the Pyrenees

Summer is back in the Pyrenes and there isn´t a better way to welcome it than going hiking. These first weeks of the season we are walking surrounded by white snowed peaks and colourful flowers on green meadows, by semi-frozen lakes and strong flowing streams and...

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A fantastic week of snowshoeing

A fantastic week of snowshoeing

Last week we ran our first snowshoeing holiday and it was a brilliant week with excellent routes, fantastic views and sunshine every day! We did five routes during the week - three in the Valle de Tena, one from Somport and one in the Ordesa Valley. There were five...

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10 reasons to visit the Central Pyrenees

10 reasons to visit the Central Pyrenees

The Central Pyrenees is considered to be one of the most stunning parts of the Pyrenees. You’ll find stone villages, flower filled valleys, stunning mountains and many interesting places to discover. Visit one of the oldest National Parks in Spain Established in 1918...

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Hike to the tower of Escuer Alto

Hike to the tower of Escuer Alto

Last weekend was again sunny here in the Pyrenees so I set out on another hike. My intention was to head to Aso de Sobremente which lies in a wonderful hanging valley, hidden above Biescas. You can do a big horseshoe route along the ridge and you have great views of...

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First hike of the New Year

First hike of the New Year

At the weekend Ruby and I headed out for my first hike of the New Year from the border at Portalet. The weather was beautiful - cold but with clear blue skies and sunshine. As long as you don't want to ski we've had brilliant weather over Christmas with three weeks of...

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5 hiking adventures in Spain for 2019

5 hiking adventures in Spain for 2019

Another year is upon us and we've chosen some of our favourite hiking adventures in Spain to give you inspiration for a healthy active holiday in 2019. Explore the spectacular canyons of Ordesa, the limestone spires of the Picos de Europa or the undiscovered Puertos...

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