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Altravesur: The South Spain Traverse133 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 4): Unexpected27 Jan 6 Logan Watts / plog
Our journey from Cadiz to Valencia is in the books. The route didn’t pan out exactly as we’d planned prior to leaving the U.S. But, as with everything else in life, the experience along the way changed our course.
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.