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Day 12 - Tuesday 6th September 2016

Fuente Classic

15 km - 5 hrs - 400m climbing


Location of the walk


Garmin Trace

Map from Recommended Book in Spanish: "Picos de Europa" by Cordula Rabe, with our route shown by red dots


  Garmin Data    
  Distance 15.34 km  
  Time Elapsed 4 hrs 53 mins  
  Moving Time Not Available  
  Elevation Gain 379 m  
  Elevation Loss 1,040 m  
  Maximum Elevation 1,944 m  
  Minimum Elevation 1,049 m  



Ready for off at the top of the cable car, with Peña Remoña, 2,242 m,  in the background



The building that was previously the Royal Hunting Lodge "Chalet Real"


Refugio Aliva just visible in the distance




Refugio Aliva

Time for a coffee break

Leaving Refugio Aliv, with the impressive face of Peña Vieja (2,619m) behind

Ermita de la Santuca de Aliva (Photo: J Knight)

Ermita de la Santuca de Aliva


(Photo: J Knight)

(Photo: J Knight)

The upper path climbs towards Mogrovejo; the lower path heads towards Espinama




Instead of following the concrete road down to Espinama, we crossed a wooden
bridge and contoured round through the woods towards Fuente Dé




Coriscao just visible in the distance




Peña Remoña, 2,242 m