LA MAIRENA TO OJEN MOUNTAIN TRACK


Country Walk February 7, 2022 10:30am In La Mairena in parking bays on the left hand side of the road
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Trevor Burton

The start point of this walk is at 400 metres above sea level which provides spectacular views of the sea, coast and mountain and on a clear day the mountains of Africa can be seen. From the shared parking location the route follows the main track down into the valley and circles around, looping back to the original track where the walk started. 

From the parking spot there will be car sharing for 3 kms on a well maintained track to reach the starting point of the walk. A track leads down into the valley passing some small holdings and then rises on the other side past a small reservoir, circling around until it joins the main track for the return journey past another small reservoir. At various stages there are wonderful views in all directions.

 DIRECTIONS TO PARKING 

Travel in either direction along the A7 and leave at Elviria. At the first roundabout on the north side of the road take the Avenida de Espana. Continue straight over the next roundabout up the hill following signposts to La Mairena which then crosses over the motorway. Go straight over the next roundabout up the hill signposted La Mairena and then continue for 7 kms. At the roundabout in La Mairena go straight over and then take a sharp left up a steep hill and at approximately 250 meters there is parking on the left hand side of the road, there are many parking bays available. This is the meeting point where the car sharing will commence from.

10 km Medium
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