Monthly Archives: May 2016

Grisedale

I’m back home and after a couple of days rest it was time to get my boots on and head for the Lake District. I was out with Crosby Rambling Club and we were visiting Glenridding which is slowly recovering … Continue reading

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Sa Rateta and Na Franquera from Cuber

It was the last day of my holiday and I decided to climb Sa Rateta 1124 m and continue along the ridge to Na Franquera 1067 m, with the option of carrying on to L’Ofre. It is one of my … Continue reading

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The Archduke’s Trail, revised route.

The Cami de s’Arxiduc is one of the most popular and spectacular walks on the island of Mallorca and is one of my favourites. At the moment a lot of conservation work is going on and access to certain areas … Continue reading

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Sa Bassa. 819 m

Today our aim was to climb Sa Bassa, a little peak just 819 metres in height. Our starting point is the picnic site, the area recreativa close to point 42.4k on the MA-10. This is already at 500 metres so … Continue reading

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The Barranc de Biniaraix

It was Saturday so we decided to go to Soller to see the market and then walk up and down the barranc. Along the street there were stalls selling various meats and sausages and lots of fresh vegetables in the … Continue reading

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Torre Picada and the headland

Today I decided to do a local walk with Bill, climbing up to Torre Picada and exploring the headland. Leaving the port we climbed up to the Coll d’es Figueral where we climbed the steps over a stone wall and … Continue reading

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Birthday Boy

After our walk in the mountains we were back in Porto Soller to celebrate Greg’s birthday. We all enjoyed a meal at the Hotel Marina. We even had a birthday cake and the hotel provided some Cava. An excellent evening.

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