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Showing posts with label hiking. Show all posts

Monday, 14 October 2019

Saturday Walk 19th October 2019

This weeks walk is flat and easy.
Starting from near Casa de La Artesania on the a-333 Salinas to Iznajar road along good tracks towards La Bobadilla Hotel, doing a loop around the hotel then back to the start. The walk is about 9k and should take about 2 hours. The walk is dog friendly. Meet on the waste ground near to Casa de La Artesania to start the walk at 10:30.

Monday, 3 June 2019

Wednesday Walk 5th June 2019

This week we will be doing an old favorite, The cake walk.
Meet at Venta Santa Barbara at 9am and walk to Riofrio for coffee and then return by the same route.
The walk is dog friendly and easy.

Monday, 13 May 2019

Wednesday Walk 15th May

This week's walk will be on good track around Salinas. It will take about 2.5 hours and is dog friendly. Meet at Bar Mejias in Salinas to start the walk at 9:30.

Monday, 22 April 2019

Wednesday Walk 24th April

This weeks walk is along part of the Gran Senda del Guadalhorce from Villanueva del Trabuco to Fuente de los Canos. It is along mostly flat tracks which my be muddy due to recent rainfall. At the moment rain is forecast at 12 & 1 pm so we may get caught in a shower. It is dog friendly with no road walking apart from crossing a road for refreshments on the return journey. Meet at the bar next to the petrol station on the road into Villanueva del Trabuco at 10 am to drive to the start. 


Distance 10 km
Duration. 2 hours 30 minutes
Grade. Easy

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Wednesday Walk 17th April 2019

Sorry we wont be doing a walk this week as I have a doctors appointment.

Monday, 8 April 2019

Wednesday Walk 10th April 2019

At the moment the weather forecast for Wednesday is okay, thunderstorm at 5pm. If this changes we will cancel the walk.
We will be starting the walk at Las Vinas on the A-7200 between Salinas and Archidona. The walk is dog friendly but there is road walking at start and finish at which time they will need to be on leads. It is undulating with one hill just after the start, the walk is circular starting and finishing at Las Vinas where we can get refreshments. Meet at Las Vinas at 10 am. Not sure of the distance as we have not done this version of the walk before but is should take about 2 hours.

Distance 7.4km
Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Ascent 98 metres

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Wednesday Walk 27th March 2019

This weeks walk is SHORT and FLAT.
Starting from near Casa de la Artesania on the A-333 Salinas to Iznajar road along good tracks towards Carlos Astorga (wont be stopping for a coffee break as they now don't open until 12), continuing along the tracks back to the start. The walk is dog friendly with only a very small section of road walking at the end, where the dogs need to be on a lead. Meet on the waste ground next to Casa de la Artesania to start the walk at 10:30.

This where to park


Walk Grade : Very Easy
Length : 6.5k
Height Gain : 28 m
Duration : 1  hours 45 minutes

Monday, 18 March 2019

Wednesday walk 20th March 2019

This week we are walking from Villanueva del Trabuco along undulating roads and tracks to Villanueva del Rosario. Where we will stop for coffee and return along the same route. Meet at the swimming pool in Trabuco to start the walk at 10:30. The walk should take about 3 hours and it is dog friendly but they must be on leads for the road sections.

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Saturday Walk 16th March 2019

16 March Saturday walk El Hacho Loja
This is a circular walk around the base of El Hacho but not going up to the summit. The walk is on good tracks with some ups and downs but these can be done at a pace to suit everyone. This is a dog friendly walk but if there are any sheep or goats in the area they will need to be on a lead. Last walked by the walking group January 2017.
Meet at 10.30 at Lidl supermarket car park in Loja to drive the short distance to the start of the walk.
Distance 12.4 km
Duration. 3 hours
Grade. Medium
Hope to see you there.

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Wednesday Walk 13 March 2019

This weeks walk will be a version of an old favourite walk around Archidona. It is on road and good undulating tracks and is about 11 kilometres and should take about 2 hours 45 minutes. Meet at El Encuentro in Archidona for a 10:30 am start to the walk. It is dog friendly but they will have to be on leads during the road sections.

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Wednesday Walk 27th February 2019

This week's walk will be on flat tracks from Cortijo de la Saucedilla to Hotel/Restaurante Rosario where will stop for refreshments and then walk back to the start along the same route. It is dog friendly and very easy. Meet near Cortijo de la Saucedilla to start the walk at 11 am. To get to the start take A92M and leave at junction 11 towards Archidona on the A-7202, just after the prison turn off the road at the first bend to park on the field next to the track.

Walk Grade : Easy
Length : 12k
Height Gain : 29 m
Duration : 2 hours 20 minutes

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Saturday Walk 23rd February 2019

Saturday Walk 23rd February. Rio Frio, Los Dos Nacimientos, a circular walk starting at the Casa del Pastel. We will walk through the village before crossing the river and following a track through the olives before arriving at the Nacimiento at Atejea. From here we continue to the Nacimiento at Rio Frio and the painted rocks. We will continue along the old mill race and then beside the river to return to the start. It is an undulating walk on good tracks with one steady incline just after Atajea. Meet at the Casa Del Pastel (panaderia/heladeria) next to bar Jimenez in Rio Frio, walk will start at 11:00.
Walk Grade:- Medium
Length:- 6.5km
Duration:- 2hrs
Height Gain/Loss 155m

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Wednesday walk 20th February 2019

This week's walk will be on undulating tracks (2 small hills) around Villanueva del Trabuco. We will be following the GR 248 Gran Senda Del Guadalhorce for some of the route which is a new walk around Trabuco. It is dog friendly and we will be calling into a bar for refreshments about half way round. Meet at Venta Talillas, which is on Av Antonica Rosa in Trabuco, to start the walk at 10:30.

Walk Grade : Easy
Length : 10k
Height Gain : 150 m
Duration : 2 hours 30 minutes

Saturday Walk 16th February 2019

Saturday walk 16th February, Tajo de la Villa Vieja, Fuentes de Cesna.
Starting from the old abandoned village of Fuentes de Cesna we walk down through olive groves and pass beneath the Tajo de la Villa Vieja. The track takes us up to the top of the Tajo and an archaeological site claimed to be one of the most important sites in Spain, reputed to be from the Copper Age, around 3000BC. After leaving the Tajo we continue until we arrive at the relocated Fuente de Cesna. From here we will pass by the ruins and cave houses of the old abandoned village.
Meet at the Iznajar Feria car park to pool cars and leave at 10:00am. The walk will start at 10:30 from the Parque Cultural area of the old village

A link to information about the archaeological site:-
https://www.villaviejaprehistorica.com/
Walk Grade: Medium
Length: 7.46 km
Height gain: 328 metres
Duration : 3 hours

Monday, 11 February 2019

Wednesday walk 13th February 2019


The walk this Wednesday will be along the Arroyo Marin valley in Archidona. It is another flat easy walk along good tracks.
This is a dog friendly walk. There are no refreshments on this walk but we will be stopping for coffee in Archidona at the end of the walk.
Meet at bar El Encuentro in Archidona, which is on the A-7200 opposite a petrol station near the Dia supermarket at 10:30. We will pool cars to drive to the start of the walk.
Length 8.15 km
Duration 2 1/4 hours
Walk Grade Easy
Hope to see you there.

Monday, 26 February 2018

Wednesday Walks

Looking at the forecast for March the weather is not good. So we won't be doing any walks for the next two weeks. We will keep an eye on the weather and if it improves we will start them up again.

Cyril & Chris

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Wednesday Walk 31st January

Sorry, I put the wrong date on the previous post. So here are the details again.

This week the walk is an EASY one, not WELLENFORMIG Peter.
It is on good tracks around Salinas lasting about 3 hours, with a stop off Carlos Astorga for refreshments. Meet at 10:30 at bar Mejias is Salinas. This is a dog-friendly walk with a little road walking at the start and finish, where dogs must be on leads.

Please let us know if you will be joining us.

Monday, 29 January 2018

Wednesday Walk 31st January 2018

This week the walk is an EASY one, not WELLENFORMIG Peter.
It is on good tracks around Salinas lasting about 3 hours, with a stop off Carlos Astorga for refreshments. Meet at 10:30 at bar Mejias is Salinas. This is a dog-friendly walk with a little road walking at the start and finish, where dogs must be on leads.

Monday, 22 January 2018

This week 24th January we are doing "Sendero de las emes 'a la cruz' " from Loja.

The walk is the "Sendero de las emes 'a la cruz' " from Loja. The start is from the road near police station in Loja and is about 9k with only 4k being uphill rising 630 meters and should take about 3 hours. The track is good and is dog-friendly but there may be some sheep around at the top. You will need to bring your own refreshments as there is only a cross at the top.
Meet at the Lidl car park in Loja at 10:30 to pool cars and drive to the start of the walk.  

Monday, 8 January 2018

Join us on our first walk of 2018

This Wednesday 10th January will be our first walk of 2018.
We are doing a walk around Archidona on good undulating tracks and it should take about 2.5 hours. Meet at El Encuentro in Archidona at 11 am.
At the moment it does not forecast rain but if that changes I will cancel the walk.