Atalaya Summit y el retorno (13 Km 5 Hours / Difficult)

What to take: Water – there is no water and little shade available on the route, camera, mobile phone, binoculars, map and directions
What to wear: Walking boots, sun hat and trousers for walking through brush– spare warm jumper or jacket
Download route map: Here


  1. From Albar turn left at main road then immediate right sign posted El Chive. Follow carretera asfaltada uphill for 2.4 kms
  2. Then take dirt track on your left for 1.5 kms
  3. At end of track turn left onto carretera asfaltada and follow uphill for 1.6 kms
  4. Take first track on left at top of hill and follow for 600 meters until you reach a disused quarry
  5. Climb face of quarry by easiest route the follow hunter track to first peak. From here you should be able to spot the white pillar marking the Atalaya summit 500 meters distant
  6. Follow top of ridge to summit. There is a faint path a few meters to the south of the ridge