Category Archives: 0-500m

Soportujar to Lanjarón on the GR7 path

A simple walk along the long distance GR7, traversing hillsides and gorges, through the quiet non-tourist white villages of Soportujar and Cañar, before finally dropping down to the spa town of Lanjaron

Route Info
Access Alpujarras
Start  Padre Eterno
End  Lanjaron
Distance (km)  15
Height Gain (m)  340
Est Time (Naithsmith’s)  4 hrs 45 mins

Route Description

Start from Padre Eterno on the main Orgiva to Trevelez road just a few km east of Soportujar.… Look at the route!

Also posted in 10-20km, Alpujarras, Day Walks

Las Alegas, Refugio Cebollar and High Forests of the Alpujarras

High Forests and hills with distant views towards the sea, Alpujarras and Sierra Nevada. A short, pathless, but high quality walk in a rarely visited area

Route Info
Access  Soportujar, Alpujarras
Start  2km before La Piuca Casa Forestal
End  Same as start
Distance (km)  6
Height Gain (m)  460
Est Time (Naithsmith’s)  2 hrs 45 mins

Route Description

A 4wd car is recommended (but not strictly necessary) to reach the start point.… Look at the route!

Also posted in 0-10km, Alpujarras, Day Walks

Rio Culo Perro and the Rio Trevelez Valley

A high trail above a valley followed by a delightful walk back alongside the Rio Trevelez valley

Route Info
Access  Trevelez, Alpujarras
Start  Trevelez
End  Same as start
Distance (km)  13
Height Gain (m)  470
Est Time (Naithsmith’s)  4 hrs 35 mins

Route Description

Initially ascend from the upper village following signs to “Siete Lagunas” before leaving this track to the right and following a well trodden path traversing above the 1000m level, crossing several river valleys (barrancos).… Look at the route!

Also posted in 10-20km, Alpujarras, Day Walks

Walk from Trevélez to Busquistar on the GR7 Footpath

This walk follows the GR7 between Trevélez and Busquistar. Generally easy going except for the steep ascent out of the Barranco de la Bina

Route Info
Access  Trevélez, Alpujarras
Start  Trevélez
End  Busquistar
Distance (km)  13
Height Gain (m)  380
Est Time (Naithsmith’s)  4 hrs 30 mins

Route Description

This route is well signposted throughout as it’s part of the GR7 path.… Look at the route!

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