|Start from the parking place of the
Consultorio (960 m) by taking the narrow asphalt road to the left. You
walk through the village to the end of the road (8min) ((995 m), where
you find a track that goes right close to the river. The
left and you find the first wooden pole with a white arrow waymarking
the route. Higher up you have the first view over the Anchuricas
The track winds its way through a pine forest staying almost at
the same altitude. After a good hour you come to a lookout spot opening
an extensive view over the oblong reservoir almost in its full lenght
(1h05min) (1000 m). Looking northwest you see the hill
of Calar. In the direction of La Toba the reservoir is lined by the Calar
del Pino. After the lookout spot you see the dam
wall down below and the hill
of Peguera in front.
The track descends under the bridge that goes over the reservoir and
crosses the reservoir (1h30min) (880 m). In the spring, the water is so
high that you have to wade.
On the other side the track ascends to a
narrow sand road (1h36min) (910 m). Turn left and walk to the bridge
crossing the reservoir (1h43min) (915 m). From the right end of the
bridge you find a ladder over the wall and steps.
Climb up to a path and turn left.
path leads to a vegetable garden below a stone cottage. Follow the edge
of the garden upwards behind the cottage where you find a road (2h)
This road comes soon to a narrow asphalt road. Turn left.
The crest of
the Calar de las
Pilillas rises on the opposite side of the reservoir. Approaching La
Toba you enjoy nice views to the rock walls above the village. Walk back
to the beginning of the route (3h10min).