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Peña Linderas

Page Type: Route

Location: Madrid, Spain, Europe

Object Title: Peña Linderas

Route Type: Hike/Scramble

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: F

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Page By: Diego Sahagún

Created/Edited: Apr 20, 2005 / Apr 20, 2005

Object ID: 164702

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Approach


The base of the trail is Collado del Cabrón and the first section of the trail is as in Collado del Cabrón route. 1h 15 min.

Route Description


From Collado del Cabrón go NW wards to the group of Pajarito, Vela and Campana. The trail is known as PR-C1 (PR - "Pequeño Recorrido") and is marked with 2 yellow and white parallel lines drawed on rocks, trees... Though sometimes it's difficult to follow because of the vegetation (wood and bushes). Reach the S face of Pajarito and leave the wood. Continue in a steep gully between big rocks leaving Vela to the left and Galisol (1.533 m) to the right. Continue in the wood, passing to the left of the Point 1547 m and ascent another steep but short gully. Descend slightly and reach a flat. Leave the Point 1.568 to the left and ascend passing Carro del Diablo (1.607 m) to the left. Descend to Collado de la Romera (1.579 m). Ascend NE wards in the wood leaving Point 1.581 m to the left and continue descending, take the left trail (N) and leave the wood at the foot of a steep slope where the trail does many zig-zags. Reach the E face of La Milanera (1.792 m) and continue ascending to the Col 1.754 m, between the Point 1.819 m (right) and Tres Cestos (1.783 m). Pass to the W side of the col and continue ascending leaving Cuerda (ridge) de las Milaneras to the right. Leave a wood to the left and turn right (N), continue NE wards passing Cancho Centeno (1.909 m) to the left. The is now less steep, reach Collado del Miradero (1.878 m - 4h 15min).

Continue NE wards taking the PR 2 trail, leave Collado de Matasanos (1.963 m) to the right and continue on the W slope of Alto de Matasanos. Ascend NW wards and finally leave PR 2 ascending on the SW flank of Peña Linderas (2.109 m) to the top. 5h.

Descent


The descent could be done in the same route (3h 30min) or on the PR2.

From Collado del Miradero (1.878 m) take the PR 2 trail descending S wards in Circo (cirque) de la Pedriza to Los Llanos firstly and then to Llano (flat) del Peluca and Canto Cochino. 3h 15 min. The trail is in the wood from Collado del Miradero (1.878 m).

Essential Gear


Take crampons and ice axe early in the season. Wear warm clothes too and be careful because of the hot in summer, some days could be too much torrid, so wear a cap and carry enough water. La Pedriza has a complicated relief so it's not difficult to get lost without a map. Take also a compass and altimeter.

Images

The SE flank of La Pedriza...Peña Linderas (center-left)...Cabezas de Hierro and Pedriza Posterior from San Pedro