I'd tried Cerrón twice before reaching its summit in an awful day of the winter. I solo pushed forward on the whole trail trying to tread the top. Neither the low temperatures nor the deep snow kept me from doing the ascent of this beautiful mountain of Sierra de Ayllón. I followed the trail from Puente del Cardoso and I remember that I past a snowplough when driving to it
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."