Route: Travesía Cóndor, Sierra de Gredos (Spain)


Traverse through the main massifs of Gredos whose highest peak (Almanzor) stands at 2596 meters or 8517 feet. The route starts from Tornavacas mountain pass and climbs up to la Covacha (2389 meters). After this the route continues along the ridge summiting el Cancho (2271 meters) until you finally arrive to the Almanzor massif (the steepest and most magnificent area of the whole sierra). From here there's only the small hike up to barrerones and finally a walk down until La Plataforma (end of the traverse).