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Scrambling in the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, Day trip from Madrid

Explore the central Spanish mountain range of the Sierra de Guadarrama during a day of scrambling with a UIMLA Tour Operator.

Mountain RangeCentral System
Duration1 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Scramble your way to the peak of the Sierra de Guadarrama.

  • The outdoor activity is accessible to all.

  • Enjoy the breathtaking Spanish mountainside.

Description

Enjoy scrambling in Madrid and experience the stunning natural Spanish scenery.

The Sierra de Guadarrama is a mountain range that is connected to the main Sistema Central, which runs along the central region of the Iberian Peninsula.

The slightly arched range runs from the southwest to the northeast, which at the heart lies in the autonomous community of Madrid.

We will hike up the curious La Pedriza, which features a field of natural boulders, and is one of Europe’s largest granite ranges. It is also home to an abundance of peaks, streams, meadows and cliffs.

Or, we can conquer Penalara, the highest peak in the entire mountain range of the Sierra de Guadarrama. Reaching a height of 2,428 meters, we can enjoy superb mountain panoramas from the top.

Along the journey you’ll discover the best scrambling routes, crags and ridges in the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.

An activity that lies between hiking, hillwalking and gentle rock climbing, it is one of the most accessible ways to enjoy nature.

For this program, it is important to have some prior hiking experience. Also, participants must be aged 14 years old or over.

Get in touch now to reserve your place in the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park for a full day of scrambling.

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What to bring: backpack, mountain/hiking boots or sports shoes, mountain clothes or sportswear (according to the season), fleece, waterproof jacket, sun screen and lip balm, sun hat, sunglasses, mobile phone and camera, personal medication, and a 1.5-litre water bottle and snacks (sandwich, fruit, nuts, energy bars).