Переглянуто 3147 раз(и), завантажено 59 раз(и)
біля Entrerrios, Andalucía (España)
I did this route with the Tourism Mijas group, lead by the guides from Descubre, Jose Manuel, Carmen and Anna. We started the hike at the "La Teja" fountain, where there is parking for some cars, not many. The greater part of the route consists of a wide mountain road, which is very easy and comfortable to walk. From the waypoint "bifurcación" to "Cima de Camorro" (the highest point) it consists of a narrow rocky path where care must be taken (as in all mountain pathways). This is a route which, without doubt, you can say has spectacular views along all the walk, Gibraltar, Hacho Mountain in Ceuta, all the peaks of Cadiz, Grazalema, and Alpujata, and on the other side Huma Mountain, El Torcal, Mijas Mountains, and Fuengirola, not to mention the Mediterranean and North Africa. What for me is most impressive is the colour of the land and rock formations. Our guide José Manuel explained that these rocks, formed in the Palaeozoic Era (250+ million years ago) when the molten rock solidified deep under the land or sea, are rich in iron and magnesium oxides which give the red brown colour to the land and rocks. The colours are really spectacular, changing drastically in sunlight or shade, and when wet or dry. And it creates a vivid contrast with the green of the lone pines and trees scattered in the area or where grouped in small woods. There is also an eerie contrast between the surrounding area and the black of the pines and other trees burned in recent forest fires. We really enjoyed this hike, which is not technically difficult. There are many routes to select, which allows the hikers to do more or less distance. I should say, some hikers have told me that this is not a route for wet days. Apparently it can become waterlogged and in some parts the mud can make it like a skating rink.