3 treks in Spain to enjoy high mountains

There is no doubt that trekking is one of the best activities to enjoy contact with nature, discover the world and play sports. In addition, it has the motivation that it brings many benefits to our health.

Any excursionist must know the different routes and difficulty level to plan the appropriate route. Of course, as you progress in your fitness and experience, you will feel the need to make longer routes with a more challenging level of difficulty.

For those who are already feeling the need of “one more step”, in Walkaholic we have compiled some treks in Spain that you’ll love for sure.

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Hiking trails in Pays de la Loire France

Pays de Loire is one of the thirteen regions that conform the French Republic. The great attraction of this region is the Loire River, which crosses two of the five departments until it finally flows into the Atlantic Ocean.

The tributaries of the river that run through this region are the Loir, the Sarthe River and the Mayenne River. In total, there are more than 18,000 km of rivers that favor the flora and fauna of this wonderful place, making it a unique space for hiking.

The relief of this region is formed by hills of the Vendée to the south, to the north of Sarthe and Mayenne, by the Coëvrons, the Mancelles Alps, the Perseigne Forest and the Perche hills. The highlight is the Mount of Avaloirs. Most of the region is located in the Armorican massif.

In Walkaholic we invite you to discover some of the hiking trails in Pays de la Loire.

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Accessories for hiking at low temperatures

Each season of the year requires equipment proper to the needs of our body, according to the weather that awaits us. That’s why taking into account the accessories that you must carry along your route is something very important.

If you want to hike your route during summer, we recommend you to read about the equipment necessary for hiking in summer or you can also consult the essential material for hiking, this can help you get everything you need for each season of the year.

But today in Walkaholic we will talk about the accessories you’ll need if you go on hiking trails at low temperatures, since the cold can become your worst enemy. Not having the right and necessary things can lead to a bad experience.

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Mountain types, parts and classification

Due to the nature of its geography, Spain has always been a country of mountaineers. Throughout the territory there are plenty of examples of this type of terrain: from our beloved Pyrenees to the great Teide in Tenerife, the Spaniards have not lacked of summits to conquer, whether for necessity or fun.

In the end, after Switzerland, Spain is the second most mountainous country in Europe. However, do you know the types of mountains that exist?

This type of information is not simply a fun fact to surprise your friends, but a real knowledge that all those who are dedicated to mountaineering or hiking should learn. Depending on the type of mountain it will be, is the terrain we will face, which can help us decide both the route and the equipment that we must use to make our excursions more rewarding.

So, without further delay, from Walkaholic we will talk about the different types of mountains, giving you examples of them in our own geography.

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