Mallorca: not only hot sun, warm sea, white-sand beaches, palm trees and sweaty German tourists.
Although rising only 1602 m, Śnieżka is still the highest peak in the Karkonosze mountains, and during winter months can quite unexpectedly bite your comfy and Christmasy-overfed ass...
In the middle of hot summer it's best to go where it's really cold: up the high mountains.
Thinking about 2-day traverse route some time between 13 and 16 August. Anyone interested in joining me?
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Taste of Ultra Mallorca and lots of hardcore cyclists on the roads.
The plan was to use the long July weekend to go to Chamonix, spend first two days on working on our mountaineering skills with UCPA and then climb Mt Blanc over the foll
This time it was summit of Pico del Teide, third highest volcano in the world (still active, fortunately dormant) located on rocky Tenerife, with its 3718 metres, and then Pico Viejo on the way back.
Running away from Parisian winter still in full swing to African savannahs and scorching sun. Full month of permanent delight!
The highest mountain in the British Isles with its 1,344 metres doesn't sound like much, until you remember that the climb starts in Fort Williams at the sea level.