|Take the path
that starts by the signs (1675 m). You ascend through a pine
forest following the red-white waymarks to a track
(19min) (1810 m). Turn left. Walking towards the mountains you come to a
small clearing, where you find a path (30min) (1855 m). The path crosses
(45min) (1960 m) opening up a view to Buitre.
Descending gently you pass a "Parque Nacional" panel and reach
a sand road by a waterfall
(1h) (1900 m). Turn left and walk some 50 meters to a path
that branches off left.
The path crosses a creek and leads to a track (1h20min) (2005 m). Do
not cross this track to the path with red-white waymarks that continues
on the other side, but turn left on this track that goes beside a fire
break. Looking behind you have a nice view over the valley where you see
numerous windmills. In front rises the La
Cumbre and Cerro
del Almiréz. The track ends by the cottage
of Piedra Negra (1h30min) (2055 m). The cottage has a fire place.
Turn back on the track and keep going downhill pass the path along
which you came to the track. After a steep descent, the track bends
right (1h44min) (1905 m). Ignore a track that later joins in from left
behind and continue straight ahead (2h) (1905 m). The track turns into a
Looking down from the cliffs
you see Fiñana in the
valley. On the background rises Sierra
de Baza. You pass the place by the waterfall
where you descended along the path to the road (2h10min) and keep ahead,
back to the beginning of the route (3h10min).