Tag: Mountain

LIVE ON TRAIL Camino Frances : Puente la reyna – Cirauqui

I am writing this from an albergue in Cirauqui that accepts dogs. It is called Casa de Ocogida Bidegain. There is very limited signal so I can not access my blog. I am writing this as a text message so I can copy and…

LIVE ON TRAIL Camino Frances: San Jean Pied de Port and the Pyranees

Ok so walking across the Pyranees turned out to be in terrential rain with no visability and we were advised to take the road route. This would have meant lots of walking in terrential rain with 2 dogs on a lead, on a busy…

Urkulu: A nature reserve and lake in the heart of the Basque Country

This nature reserve with a huge lake is a little gem in the province of Gipuzkoa. It is a really easy walk for all abilities and ages. Even if you don’t fancy a walk there are many benches, toilets and fountains at the entrance and dotted…

Mountain: Gorbea (1481m)

This is one of the highest mountains in the province of Alava, I think its one of the highest in the Basque Country too (possibly the 10th highest or something). So the setting is in a natural park (Gorbeiako parke naturala) and is an…

Mountain: Kurtzeberri (1112m)

This is a beauty little mountain, stunning views throughout and easy access too. It takes an hour and a half, maybe 2 to get right to the top and is a good work out once you have done it. The name ‘kurtzeberri’ is a…

Mountain: Muru (754m)

ALTITUDE START: 341 meters ALTITUDE END: 754 meters DIFFICULTY: MODERATE DISTANCE: 8KM So I kick start this blog off with my weekly go to mountain in The Basque Country, Northern Spain. This mountain is accessible from Mondragon in the Gipuzkoa area. It is one…