Tag Archives: Siete Picos

Where’ve i bin? Skiin’!

Not bin bloggin’ much recently..nor anything much else, apart from working, sleeping and skiing. Skiing the soft, skiing the hard, skiing the wet, skiing the cream, skiing the deep, skiing the crust, skiing the sweet, skiing the light. And while … Continue reading

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Trees, rocks, streams.. in the snow.

This is a tree that i visit regularly in Winter..on days of bad visibility it’s often as high as you can go, or at least the last reliable landmark on the way to the top of Hermana Menor. How many … Continue reading

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Powder frenzy..North of Siete Picos!

Severe oscillations in the weather over the last week..a deluge of rain last Friday – 107mm in Cercedilla in 24 hours – threatened to wipe out the snow right up to the tops of the mountains, but several days of … Continue reading

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Spring comes, bringing with it..Winter!

Well yes, it’s Spring isn’t it? Officially since last week..though in reality we’ve had three weeks of Spring weather since the beginning of March. But yesterday and today, surprise, Winter’s back..at least in the Sierra. In Cercedilla we awoke this … Continue reading

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Siete Picos – Day of the Family?

Last Sunday we decided to visit Siete Picos, so we took the train to Puerto de Navacerrada and headed up towards the highest of the Seven Peaks..for some the Seventh, for others the First. It’s a relatively easy hike from … Continue reading

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Shangri-La..is on the other side of Siete Picos

What we see from Cercedilla when we look towards Siete Picos is the impressive South Face of the mountain. As beautiful as any mountain anywhere. At the moment it presents a snowy aspect with lines of white crisscrossing among the steep … Continue reading

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