Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
After picking you up in Madrid we will drive to Gredos. We will have breakfast at Hoyos del Espino and keep on towards La Plataforma de Gredos, our starting point. From there, we will set off on our snowshoeing adventure to the summit of El Morezón (2.389m). At the top of this emblematic mountain of Sierra de Gredos we will enjoy breathtaking views of the glacial cirque (Circo de Gredos) and surrounding peaks.
Distance: 8 km
After a short rest in the Hotel and dinner, we will enjoy an astronomy activity in Los Barreones. We will discover more about this magical place from an observatory dome with a digital telescope.
On day 2, we will snowshoe through the granitic needles of Galayos towards the summit of La Mira (2343m). Invaluable views of the entire Sierra de Gredos.
Ascent: 600 m
Distance: 14 Km
At the the end of the expedition, we will eat and get back to Madrid.
Nuevos Ministerios (Train Station), Madrid.
Please do not forget to bring:
Waterproof mountain clothes
Waterproof gloves (and other spare pair)
Waterproof hiking boots
Backpack large enough to fit everything.
Canteen or bottle
Food for 2 days (cold cuts and bread)
Sun cap and sunglasses
Normal flashlight or headlight
Sunscreen and lip balm
I've been a guide for 15 years, travelling around mountains all over the world guiding and participating in expeditions.
I like guiding trekking and hiking, and I am also canyoning guide and specialist. Nowadays I teach in Madrid's guiding school.
Some of my favourites trips are Tour del Mont Blanc, Senda Camille (Pyrenees), Tour del Cervino, Tour del Monte Rosa and Tour del Aneto.
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