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Altravesur: The South Spain Traverse111 Mar 23 Logan Watts EuropeWith the epic GR7 as its backbone, the Altravesur crosses southern Spain from Cadiz in the west to Valencia on the Mediterranean coast. This challenging bikepacking route flows through countless mountain ranges and parks, incorporating portions of the TransAndalus and TransNevada cycling circuits, the GR249, GR243, GR247, and GR66 footpaths, the Via Verde de la Sierra Alcaraz, and the Ruta de Don Quixote.
Bikepacking Southern Spain (part 3): The Thought Vacuum9 Dec 22 Logan Watts / plog
Thoughts, or lack thereof, from our explorations in the Sierra Nevada, Sierra De Baza, and Sierra de Cazorla mountains…
Bikepacking Southern Spain (part 2): Rhythm7 Dec 2 Logan Watts / plog
After two weeks riding through the rocky, sun-baked landscape of southern Spain’s Andalucían provinces, the weave of slopeside footpaths, winding pisté, agricultural tracks, and maze-like towns are still proving unpredictable. Some days we find a rhythm navigating these passages; on others, we stumble.
Bike Touring Spain: The Transnevada Off-road Route6 Jun 12 Logan Watts / plog
Leaving Africa was like saying goodbye to a dear friend. As the ferry roared out of the El Hoceima port, we watched the foggy cliffs of the Dark Continent fade into the mist. But soon there was something new drawing my eye to the north—the high snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada range in Spain’s southern district of Andalucia.