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. Continue reading Mountain types, parts and classification
If you are one of those who prefer nature and you like to be fit, you’re in the right place, because enjoying a mountain sport might be your better choice.
These activities can be practiced professionally or as a hobby, individually or in a group and, in addition, there isn’t age limit to practice them. You can realize that when you ask to Carlos Soria Fontán, a well-known Spanish mountaineer who at 80 years of age continues to overcome challenges in mountain paths.
Today on Walkaholic we want to talk you about the kinds of mountain sports. There are diverse options and they’ve in common that they all bring great health benefits. Continue reading Types of mountain sports. What’s your favourite?
It is not a secret to anyone that day by day the cameras built into our phones are improving more and more.
And that is just an extra to all the functionalities and advantages offered by a good mobile to a hiking and nature lover: communication, maps, GPS, the possibility of hearing some music to break the monotony of the walk and much more.
But is a good mobile enough to take nature photos? Are other options out there? We talk about these issues today from Walkaholic. Continue reading The perfect Cameras for taking photos in nature
Autumn is a perfect season of the year for hiking in Spain. The temperatures decrease, and in anticipation of winter the flora fills with beautiful reds and yellows, while the trees lose their leaves.
And there are plenty of places on our country that, despite their usual beauty, earn an extra during the autumn season. Forests are one of these places, and there is no doubt that it is a real pleasure to see them embellished during this season.
Therefore, from Walkaholic we want to recommend you 8 forest routes to enjoy during the fall in Spain, which we are sure you will like. Note that in our selection we have included only forests, not Natural Parks, which also burst with colors during the fall. Continue reading 8 Hiking trails in autumn forests in Spain
Are you a cave lover? If that is your case and you are in Spain, there are many fantastic places that you can visit to satisfy your interest.
You don’t need to be an expert to enjoy them, because our country has one of the largest cave networks in Europe, many of them prepared to receive tourists.
Thus, the visitor can admire the work of nature, which for millions of years has built these underground places that amaze with its beauty and amazing architecture.
Therefore, from Walkaholic we invite you to know about 8 spectacular caves to visit in Spain, that we are sure that you will enjoy them. Continue reading Spectacular caves to visit in Spain