Walk to the other end of the parking place, where you find a number of
(1320 m). Take the track to the left for "Grados de Soaso" "Camino de Soaso"
and "Cola Caballo". By a column
of Virgen de Pilar the track forks
(8min) (1335 m). Go left to a path following the signs for "Circo de Cotatuero",
"Faja Canarellos" and "Faja Racon".
first through a leafy forest, but higher up the firs take over. At the next fork (21min) (1415 m),
go left again. A torrent starts to follow the route on your right and
later you cross two gorges. Magnificent rock walls line the path. Soon
after crossing a brook (47min) (1630 m) you encounter signposts by a
small wooden cottage (52
min) (1670 m). Continue to the right towards a waterfall following the
sign for "Faja Canarellos".
Almost immediately you cross a bridge. The ascending path goes by the
waterfall on your left (1h) (1730 m) and comes to the Faja Canarellos
m), a protruding terrace in the rock wall of Tobacor. Almost an hour you descend
gently on the Faja Canarellos accompanied by fine views over the valley,
to the mountains and to the
slopes of Gallinero. For the most part this
route is lined by leafy trees and magnificent
walls. On your way
you probably meet deers
The path starts to zigzag steep downhill (2h10min) (1725 m) and comes
to a track
(2h22min) (1645 m). Turn right following the sign for "Cascadas del
Estrecho". You walk in a leafy
forest. Three paths fork off to the
waterfall of Estrecho. The first path takes you to a lookout spot above
the fall. The second spot is located half way the fall. The third path
descends some 80 meters lower to the base of the fall. It takes some 30
minutes to visit all three spots.
Lined by the rock walls of Sierra Cutas the track continues downwards
to a fork (2h45min). The route goes to the right, but you can visit the
waterfall of Cueva on your left. It takes some three minutes to get
After walking some three minutes to the right from the fork
(2h48min) (1435 m), you see the waterfall of Arripas
on your left. When
the track forks by the bridge over the Arazas river (3h11min) (1350 m),
keep right. You come back to the carved column (3h15min) and return to
the parking place (3h22min).