Tag Archives: Cerro de Valdemartín

End of cold Spring days for this memorable year

Summer’s heat is finally upon us.. i can hardly complain, it’s the middle of June. The skies have cleared at last and though a persistent North wind has kept things cool early in the morning and late evening..there is no … Continue reading

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Valdemartín times three in the day

Day after day of bright sunshine in central Spain. Practically no significant precipitation since mid-December. We continue to have pretty weird snow conditions in the Sierra de Guadarrama. On the North-facing slopes it looks like a normal Winter scenario, as … Continue reading

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Classic ski-tour in Guadarrama..before Christmas?!

Sometimes the unexpected occurs..and life surprises! For several years now we’ve had little or no useful snow in December in the Sierra de Guadarrama – useful that is, from the admittedly narrow point of view of a backcountry or mountain … Continue reading

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