Tag Archives: Hermana Menor

Mr. Atomic Red Boots goes to Peñalara

A sunlit day in the forest high on the mountainside, a young boy wearing big red boots walks among the trees..small birds chirp, the breeze stirs the pine-needles, there is no wolf to be seen..but who knows?..above the treeline, in … Continue reading

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Young Alpinist in action

Yes, we don’t have a lot of snow locally, looking up at the mountains from the South side you might even be forgiven for thinking that we have none at all..however that’s not the case. On Northern and Eastern aspects … Continue reading

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The most beautiful day..

I have been lucky to spend many beautiful days in the mountains..and it would not be an easy task to choose one day in particular as the best. But last Sunday 08 February would certainly be a strong candidate for … Continue reading

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More of the same: the mild wet Winter goes on..

Almost two months now of successive warm humid fronts rolling in from the Atlantic, bringing persistent precipitation sometimes in the form of snow crystals but mainly taking the shape of liquid condensation..yes, i mean rain. Rain, sometimes heavy rain and … Continue reading

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Steep ski: Hermana Menor East and Sister’s Gully..corn harvest!

Great conditions in the Peñalara area at the moment, both for more relaxed skiing due to the new snow from last weekend and also for steep lines thanks to the so-called “spring” state of the snow on East faces..a condition … Continue reading

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