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Great weather, 7 summits, many interesting high level routes including Punta de …

Great weather, 7 summits, many interesting high level routes including Punta de La Cochata, Punta del Pacino, Pico and Vertice de Anayet, Pico Bacias, Pic Peyreget, Pic D’Ayous and the Faja de los Flores and Pelay in Ordesa. Thankyou to everyone for a great week on some awesome and varied routes!



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October – AUTUMN COLOURS – flowering bulbs, Spanish Ibex, resident and wintering birds.

The flowering plant seasons starts afresh as the temperatures drop and humidity rises, with autumn bulbs setting the scene; Yellow Autumn crocus grows between the rocks close to the village, Narcissus cavanillesii can be difficult to locate as it is such a tiny plant, the same goes for the delicate Autumn squill. Both Autumn colchicum and Autumn crocus are more visible and although very similar in colour and form, you can tell them apart by counting the stamens (3 for the crocus). Continue reading October – AUTUMN COLOURS – flowering bulbs, Spanish Ibex, resident and wintering birds.