Month: October 2016

tatra mountains winter

How to prepare for winter hiking in Tatra Mountains

Last winter 15 tourists died in Tatra Mountains. What to do, to not share their fate and be safe in winter in this mountain range? Read few things, I learned on winter mountaineering course.

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sierra nevada spain

Vereda de la Estrella or how I overestimated my capabilities

Sheeps, sore feet and dreams of kebab – that’s what I remembered the most from my trip to Vereda de la Estrella, one of the most popular trails in Sierra Nevada mountains. I walked 33 km with 1300 m of denivelation this day and my plans were even more ambitious. 

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quentar lake

Quéntar Lake – nice peaceful place close to Granada

Quéntar is quiet village 15 km from Granada. I spent there only two nights, during my journey to Sierra Nevada Mountains. It’s not the best place to stay if you think of hiking in this mountains but I recommend this if you just want to spend some time out of city.

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mulhacen spain

Mulhacén from Trevélez in one day

Mulhacén (3479 m) is the highest peak in the Iberian Peninsula, located in Sierra Nevada National Park. There are a few trails leading to the summit. Some of them are easy but I chose the harder one – from Trevélez village. I almost succeeded ;)

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trevelez

Trevélez – the highest village in Spain

Known for being the highest village in Spain, for ham and for wonderful hiking routes – Trevélez, the village which I visited one year ago. Read what you can expect there.

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mushroom rocks

Mushroom Rocks in Stołowe Mountains National Park

Do you like mushrooms? What about mushroom rocks? :) It’s aggregation of rocks which shape resembles mushrooms, in Stołowe Mountains (Table mountains). Close to this area you can see also the peat bog Niknąca Łąka – another attraction of this National Park.

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