Piskerra & Hermanito
is one of the most interesting peaks of Bardena Blanca thanks to its different landscape. It’s like an island in the desert, surrounding of another two mountains, Rallón and Ralla. It’s a good option to walk in Bardenas, driving in the tracks to approach. In Bardenas the MTB is a good option to approach to some peaks like this, but it’s not possible to climb this mountain. The nearby Rallón has a track to the summit and it’s the most popular to MTB. It’s possible to climb both important peaks in the same day of course and it’s not very long, but it’s important to know that it’s not always easy in Bardenas to follow some routes because it presents many areas of desert and plains, especially in Bardena Blanca.
: from Pamplona take AP-15 in direction to Tudela and take the exit of Arguedas-Valtierra some km before of Tudela.
: go to Navarra in direction to Tudela and follow the AP-15 to the exit of Arguedas-Valtierra.
-In Arguedas you must take the narrow road signalled as “Bardenas Reales” in the road in direction to Tudela. After the headquarters the last part is a forest track to Castildeterra, the beautiful small peak. After that you must follow the track for 5 km to a point near Cabaña de Piskerra or peak Rallon to park.
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-The Bardenas is a Natural Park with rules. Normally you can read the signals about it.
-Some of the areas in Bardena Blanca are signalled as Zona Militar. Prohibido el Paso (Military zone, forbidden pass). It’s very advisable to respect the area if you don't want to die for a shot of any airplane. Be careful with it.
-Use of a car: after a recent rain (not very frequent in this desert) it's not advisable to drive across the tracks of Bardenas with a normal car, in this case is advisable the use of 4x4.
Camping is not allowed.
It exist many villages near of Bardenas. The most important city near of Bardenas is Tudela with some hotels, but Pamplona, the main city of Navarra is at 1 hour by car.
, Villafranca (Navarra). It's the only one in this area.
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