15 National Parks of Spain good to hiking

Throughout Spain, the National Parks are an important of the great wonders of the Iberian Peninsula. Its magnificent beauty is the hiker’s paradise, and there are a lot to choose from the routes of the Pyrenees, to the wonderful landscapes of the Canary Islands trails.

Today, from Walkaholic we offer you a quick peek at this huge range of possibilities to plan your next adventure. Cause the meaning of the National Parks is not only to preserve, but also to educate and entertain.

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How to choose the right snowshoes for hiking

In winter comes the snow, and regardless how much we love the beautiful veils with which it decorates the trails, snow also makes it more difficult to walk.

But it does not matter: since ancient times the man learned to master the snow using snowshoes to avoid sinking into it. It has been a long time since and those first snowshoes have evolved in more comfortable, modern versions that allow us to enjoy both the horizontal and the low and medium mountain paths in winter.

To help you choose the best ones for you, at Walkaholic we bring you interesting tips to know which snowshoes are the best.

Snowshoes, according to their fixation and materials

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Modern snowshoes are far from the traditional ones, thanks to the new materials used in their design, their lightness and resistance and how easy they can be adapted to the hiker´s boots. Continue reading How to choose the right snowshoes for hiking

7 fantastic hiking trails in the Community of Madrid

Thanks to the varied geography of our country, it is not necessary to travel long distances to always find a great hiking route nearby. And the Community of Madrid is not the exception. Okay, we may not have a beach, but except for that there are no excuses to put on your hiking boots and go through all the natural wonders that we own so close to the capital.

From Guadarrama to the closest part to Somosierra, Lozoya Valley included, the Madrid’s Sierra is full of excellent trails that show its charms to those who know how to discover them. Therefore, from Walkaholic we highlight for you 7 of the most interesting trails that you can do at any time, at any season of the year and within few kilometers from the capital. Continue reading 7 fantastic hiking trails in the Community of Madrid

The best winter hiking trails in Spain

Hiking in winter? Why not? This season not only adds an extra element of adventure due to the low temperatures, but also has the plus of the snow beauty.

It can also be argued that in cold weather we do not have to suffer so much from insect bites, from the sun’s rays (beware, from which we still have to protect ourselves in winter), that the extreme heat does not cause us to lose energy or electrolytes for perspiration …

But let’s be honest: the route calls us and we will not want to wait until spring. So, from Walkaholic we would like to suggest you some of the best winter trails in Spain, so you can have a blast doing just what you enjoy. Continue reading The best winter hiking trails in Spain

10 hiking trails to enjoy in the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands, thanks to its exceptional climate and the geology of volcanic origin that has shaped this archipelago, represent not only the perfect natural environment for hiking but also a challenge for those who venture into its routes.

These paths have been restored or reconstructed based on the original, used by the inhabitants of the Islands to move on foot. They run through beautiful forests, lonely beaches, valleys of great beauty, challenging elevations and much more, for any degree of experience of the hiker.

Of the 7 islands of the archipelago, the richest in hiking trails we have are: Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma and Gran Canaria. However, from Walkaholic we show you the 10 routes that, in our opinion, are the most spectacular and recommended.Canary Islands Trekking.

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