We set off from Garraf train station and headed into the Massís de Garraf natural park, towards la Morella. We followed GR-92 up Serra dels Pins, gradually making our way to la Morella. The route alternated between walking on forest paths, gravel roads and asphalt. From la Morella we enjoyed the view of Montserrat, Collserola and the contaminated city of Barcelona. For the route back, we followed the forest path down to Castelldefels. More photos on flickr
We started our hike from the Figaró train station with the intention of hiking to Sant Miquel del Fai. We followed PR C-33 trail up to Cingles de Bertí. Upon reaching the top of the cliff we took another look at the map and argued that, given our time constraints, Sant Miquel del Fai would be too long of a hike. Hence we updated our plans to taking a circular hike via Sant Pere de Bertí, following PR C-33 and…
On the coldest weekend of the year we went to the Catalan Pyrenees and did a for hour snowshoeing hike. Despite the bitter cold it was a great fun experience.
Collserola Mountain Range is said to be the lung of Barcelona. The forest clad hills separate the city from the towns in the Vallès. It is an ideal recreation area for hiking, running and cycling. On a lazy Sunday it is nice to go for an easy hike from Barcelona to Sant Cugat, stopping at Masia Can Borrell for a traditional Catalan lunch. We started the hike from Mundet metro station and followed the marked trails through the Collserola Park….
A hike from the valley of Vall de Núria to the summit of Puigmal (2911m) on the border between Spain and France in the Catalan Pyrenees.
A sunny summer hike to the Catalan-Tibetan buddhist monastery in Plana Novella. We started the hike in Garraf and walked to Sitges.
Marxa Gràcia Montserrat is 63km long endurance hike from the Gràcia neighborhood in Barcelona, Spain, to the Montserrat Monastery. This annual hike is a real challenge with accumulated elevation difference of about 5000 meters.
Cursa Bombers is an annual 10k race in Barcelona, Spain. It was nice to run it again in 2012 after a three year long break from street races.
A cloudy-day hike in the Montseny Natural Park together with a couple of friends. We set off from Figaró and headed for La Garriga along the PR C-33 short distance path — with a mid-way detour to the top of Roca Centella (1001m).
An 81km endurance hike from the Spanish town of Oliana, around the Oliana reservoir and back to the starting point. The circuit went through a mountainous area on either side and the accumulated elevation difference was 6.200m.