Category Archives: Costa Blanca

La Cruz and the Sierra Helada.

I am still housebound with my trapped nerve and I had to cancel my planned trip to Spain. So. I have decided to write up a couple of walks from my previous visit to the quiet resort of Benidorm!!!!! On … Continue reading

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Olta

8k Grade – moderate Leader – Vanessa 28th February 2005 Once again the weather dictated the day. The cloud base was low, rain was forecast and it was bitterly cold. Vanessa decided it would be best to stay near to … Continue reading

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Relleu

In a few weeks I will once again be off to Spain to do some walking in the Las Marinas mountains just inland of Benidorm. I have been looking through my notes and images from my last visit in 2008 … Continue reading

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Sella and the Val de L’Arc

We started our walk from the mountain village of Sella and followed a track along terraces to the rear of the village. We saw old irrigation channels similar to the levadas in Madeira. The sluice gates to each plot of … Continue reading

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Font Moli

21st November We started todays walk from the recreation area in small hamlet of Font Moli and we enjoyed a pleasant stroll through the valleys to the north of the Sierra Aitana. We climbed steadily on a good track and … Continue reading

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The Sierra Bernia

Although this walk is only 8 km and involving an ascent of just over 200 metres this was one of the hardest, but best walks that I had done on the Costa Blanca. The walk was full of interest and … Continue reading

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Confrides Castle

                                                                                     Distance 9 km       Grade – moderate Leader – Neil November 15th 2004       Confrides Castle stands on a turret of rock at the end of the northern spur of Aitana. Although described as a castle it could … Continue reading

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