Endangered animals on the Iberian Peninsula

There are currently some 5,200 species of animals in danger of extinction in the world. The International Union for Conservation of Nature points out that vertebrates have been the most affected animals, decreasing by up to 50%.

Factors such as climate change, hunting and habitat destruction of the species are some of the reasons that have caused many endangered species worldwide.

At Walkaholic we share a list of endangered animals in Spain so that you know a little more about these animals, their characteristics and their habitat.

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Routes in the Montseny Natural Park

The Montseny Natural Park is a space of great ecological and geological wealth, it was declared a Biosphere Reserve in 1978 by UNESCO.

This park occupies an area of ​​30,120 ha., Visiting it means discovering a unique landscape, privileged views, you just have to enjoy this magical atmosphere and appreciate the silence.

It consists of three large mountain ranges: El Turó de l’Home (1706 m) and Les Agudes (1703 m), El Matagalls (1697 m) and El Pla de la Calma (El Puig Drau, 1344 m).

In Walkaholic we recommend some routes in the Montseny Natural Park that will make you fall in love.

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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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Routes on the Pyrenees glaciers

The Pyrenees is one of the few European mountain ranges where we can still contemplate the majesty of the glaciers, reminiscent of the ice masses that covered all this mountain range during the Ice Age.

Within Pyrenees mountain range 19 glacier masses remain, being the southernmost in Europe. They are distributed in both Pyrenean slopes, although those of the southern slope are larger, all of them are considered mountain glaciers in their last phase. To get the big picture, in 1850 there were 52 glaciers in the Pyrenees, so more than 30 have disappeared due to climate change.

From all the ice that once covered the Pyrenees, only its glacial circles and some small gradients ​​that don’t descend to the valley are preserved. So, to know them thoroughly and to learn about their future, from Walkaholic we’ll give you a nice briefing about the Pyrenees Glaciers and some of their most interesting facts.

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