Turismo responsable en las montañas de Alicante
Based in the same spectacularly beautiful region as our popular ‘Sierra de Aitana Trek’, this trip is ideal for the fit and active with a head for heights. Discover the vertical and dramatic world of the Aitana Massif through a variety of exciting activities, all of which are available just a stone’s throw away from our family-run pension in the beautiful Guadalest Valley. Although only 20 minutes inland from Spain’s Costa Blanca, this rural setting is a world apart – blessed with some of the biggest rock faces and deepest gullies of the entire Valencian region. A genuine mountaineering-based activity trip. Aimed for those who want to get introduced to all general aspects of progressing and exploring in the mountains. From the depths of the finest limestone canyoning in Guadalest Valley to ridge walking in Aitana, scrambling the mythical Bernia Ridge or progressing along the steepest Via Ferrata in the area at fabulous Ponoch mountain: Our full week will keep you busy learning all the ropework, techniques and tricks that will enable to attempt your future mountain adventures in a safer and more rewarding way. In one week we do:
Climbing, Via Ferrata, Roped up scrambling, sea kayak, canyoning: A week non stop exploration of amazing limestone landscape from summits to deep canyons and seacliffs based in Guadalest Valley.
5 days centre-based mixed activity with all activity equipment included and accompanied by two UIAGM qualified leaders.
Benimantell, El Trestellador Pension
Located half way up the valley, offers regional cuisine adapted to our “active” guests. We have spacious dinning room, meeting room, washing machine and tumble dryer facilities, as well as spacious terrace and swimming pool area. All rooms ensuite with central heating, wifi and room services. All our activities are at less that 20 min drive from our hotel, minimizing transfers and optimizing the “activity” days. Barbecue on free day. And services also offered and organized by local leader.
Full board (7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners, wine, beer and coffee included in all meals)
From September to July.
Aimed for age 18 to 65, with good level of fitness, head for heights essential. No previous climbing experience required but advisable(climbing wall for instance). Basic level of swimming needed. All rope work techniques start from basic level. All rope maneouvres carried and supervised by instructors in any case.
Minimum number of participants: 6 people
Maximum number of participants: 12 people
Minimum age: 16 years
7 night accommodation on shared basis
All dinners(6), breakfasts(6) and packed lunches(5)
5 guided activity days by English speaking, local guides
Transfer to and from Alicante airport
Travel and RC insurance
All personal and group equipment for climbing, scrumbling, kayak, canyoning and Via Ferrata
Maps, info and docs for the trip