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Walks around El Pilar - walk through the almond blossom
« on: November 10, 2014, 11:29:24 AM »
As promised by Maureen here and supplied by Clayton and Rachel of Restaurante Albar in El Pilar here is the information for walk one

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Walk One – Almonds and Rambla - Moderate – 6.5 Km 1.5 Horas
 
What to take: – Water, camera during the Spring, map and directions
 
What to wear: – Trainers or boots, sun hat
 
Directions:
  • From the parking area at Al Bar take main road right  then 3rd track to your left after 550 meters marked by a white post box
  • Continue on track until you reach Cortijo Los Panseco on your left after 1 km
  • Follow track to right and head south passing ruin on your left after 500 meters
  • Continue on track heading south for 1 km until you reach main road.
  • Cross main road and take track opposite follow past house on your left, join  Rambla after 300 meters and turn right.
  • After 700 meters where Rambla divides follow smaller Rambla right for 2km until you return to Al Bar.   
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Re: Walks around El Pilar - walk through the almond blossom
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2014, 12:04:42 PM »

As promise by Maureen here and supplied by Clayton and Rachel of Restaurante Albar in El Pilar hers the information for walk 2

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Walk Two – Around El Pilar - Easy – 2.5 Km 40 Minutos

What to take: – Water, camera during the Spring, map and directions

What to wear: – Flat shoes, Trainers or boots, sun hat

Directions:
  • From Al Bar turn left and follow road into village square  then follow road to your left slightly uphill until you reach an era after 200 meters with views across the Almond groves.
  • Follow road  to Church then turn left until you reach main road after 300 meters
  • Taking care and walking on the left side of the road to face on-coming traffic turn left on main road for 120 meters then take first track on your right
  • Follow track for 300 meters until you reach a cross roads, third track on your left.  Take left track uphill and follow for 500 meters until you reach a track on your right.
  • Take this track then after 150 meters take first track on your right and follow downhill for 600 meters ignoring tracks to left and right until you reach main road.
  • Turn right at main road and follow into El Pilar and reach Al Bar after 500 meters
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Re: Walks around El Pilar - walk through the almond blossom
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2014, 12:11:22 PM »

As promised by Maureen here and supplied by Clayton and Rachel of Restaurante Albar in El Pilar here is the information for walk three

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Ruta de Bicicleta De Montana – 15.5 Km 2.5 horas – Energico 
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Dia Caminata – Agotador 6-7 Horas
 
What to take: – Water – there is no water and little shade available on the route - camera, mobile phone, binoculars, map and directions
Directions:
  • From Al Bar turn left at main road then immediate right sign posted El Chive.  Follow carretera asfaltada uphill for 2.4 kms.
  • Then take dirt track on your left for 1.5 kms
  • At end of track turn left onto carretera asfaltada and follow uphill for 1.9 kms
  • take first track on right  at top of hill and follow for 850 meters until the third track on your right
  • Follow track downhill in a series of 's' bends at first for 1.3kms until you reach a house
  • Turn slightly right to continue down hill, follow main track down - ignoring all tracks on your left - for 2 kms until you reach a t junction
  • Turn right at the t junction and reach El Chive in 1.3kms
  • From El Chive follow carretera asfaltada right ignoring right turn after 800 meters
  • Instead follow  carretera asfaltada  up hill taking the right hand fork where it divides above the quarry. Follow up hill then long downhill until you reach El Pilar and Al Bar after 3.4 km
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Re: Walks around El Pilar - walk through the almond blossom
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2014, 02:25:00 PM »
Fantastic! Recommended walks.

Could these be put into a section on the home page and more could be added? We will certainly try one or more when we are over in January.

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Re: Walks around El Pilar - walk through the almond blossom
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2015, 03:31:26 PM »
Those routes does not look very naturist friendly. Maybe I am wrong.
If they are, then please let us know.