Olive trees groves. To read part 1 click this link. It was a while before we saw a view, but Mallorca gradually started to open up for us. One additional highlight was watching a young peregrine falcon learning to fly. Soon after we had passed the scene of aircraft wreckage we followed the path which was easy to navigate. In order to rectify this we set out to ascend Puig Tomir m ; one of the most impressive-looking on the island. We wanted a refresher course on how to safely set up the rope at the top of climbs in Ireland we usually top out and set up anchors and, as we would be meeting Justin again the following week to climb the 7 pitch Albahida Gubia Normal route, we wanted his nod that our climbing was good enough to tackle it. I constantly had to think ahead as picking the wrong way could lead to becoming stuck with no route ahead and no way to climb back up. Amy coming up as we started to gain real height. The drive around here is worth a trip in itself, as the scenery in this part of the island is stunning.
Puig de Massanella: : Climbing, hiking, mountaineering. leads to a place on the west ridge, from where you can walk over to the summit. A lovely walk in the countryside of Mallorca. Summary: Jill and I walked from Cuber reservoir to the Puig de Massanella, the second highest peak on Mallorca.
Puig de Massanella also known as Massanella is the third highest mountain in Mallorca, and the A bit of scrambling may be required above the tree line.
Splendid views of the orange tree valley and the Tramuntana mountain range.
The first pitch is a nice friendly 3a and once we had gotten down to the business of climbing I managed to let go of most of my fear and just focused on getting to the top.
I cursed and gave myself a talking to, but it felt like a repeat of 6 months ago on La Mosca! We stayed on the path up and over the Coll de Sa Coma des Ases and much to our surprise, in the next valley, we came across the body of a light aircraft of all things. Following a further hour climb above the forest tree line we reach the peak of Es Cornador Gros m.
Continuing down this path would have required torches, helmets, wetsuits and ropes so after a bit of exploring we turned back ready for our chosen adventure.
Mallorca with a difference — rocky peaks and lonely coastal paths Hiking Collection by komoot
Moovit helps you to find the best routes to Puig de Massanella using public transit The following transit lines have routes that pass near Puig de Massanella - Bus : Bus - Walk · From Aqualand, Palma min. Walk. Bus -
To read Part II click this link. One of the reasons we were drawn back to Mallorca was the opportunity to climb with such beautiful scenery and here I was, looking down on a UNESCO world heritage site: a stunning gorge running through the Tramuntana mountains.
Video: Puig de massanella walk the line Puig de Massanella - Mallorca - 27.10.2012
One day I hope to come back and hike the entire length of the canyon. We were down safely and relatively fast in 5 long double rope pitches, despite a minor disaster where the rope got caught and Justin had to climb back up for a few meters to tug it loose from a crack.
Our final day was taken up with packing and having a fancy farewell meal, but we managed to fit a bit of climbing in during the morning.
I suppressed a smirk, as the book was Walking in Mallorca by June Parker. Lofty Puig de Massanella, Tomir and other mountains can be climbed from have the best mapping available, overlaid with detailed route lines.
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The bare rock on top of Puig de Massanella rises to m (ft). Views of the Serra de Tramuntana are exceptional, while closer to hand are cliffs and a.
Steep descent between pine trees. The canyon, as seen from above This is a one way trip and we were reliant on a 3pm bus to get back to our car, meaning that we had to start out early. In order to reacquaint ourselves with both sport climbing and the Mallorcan limestone, we met a guide Justin, from Rock and Ride Mallorca for our first day on the rock.
Difficulty: hard to very hard. We did a 3 km cliff top walk from the popular beach at Cala Romantica to a quieter beach in Cala Barques.
The crux of the route is a particularly narrow 5km section where boulders, some the size of houses, have fallen from the cliffs and now sit at the bottom of the canyon, blocking the way. A dizzy descent first of all on a track and then an old stone roadway between olive groves.