With the denomination GR knows to the footpaths of big route inscribed in the European Network of Footpaths. The GR-10 discurre through the Iberian Peninsula of east to west, crossing Spain from Valencia and connecting our country with the capital lusa, Lisbon.
A footpath that proceeds of the union of ancient centenarian ways that they were used with ends transhumantes and like road of communication between populations.
To his go through the Community of Madrid, the GR-10 and his variant GR-10.1, discurren by the locations of Pontón of the Olive, Patones, Torrelaguna, The Cabrera, Valdemanco, Bustarviejo, Miraflores of the Saw, Manzanares the Real, Matalpino, Navacerrada, Cercedilla, Guadarrama, Saint Lorenzo of the Escorial, The Escorial, Zarzalejo,Robledo of Chavela, and Saint Martín of Valdeiglesias. A total of 180 km during which can contemplate the beauty of the Saws of the Cabrera and Guadarrama.
The GR-10 has turned into one of the ways whose stages are more transitadas by what along this GR found all type of hostels and hotels, from hotels with a lot of charm to simple pensions of módicos prices.
VISITING MADRID OF EAST To WEST
It treats of a project initiated by two Madrilenian youngsters and with which pretends document one of the most important footpaths of Spain to his go through the Community of Madrid.
An opportunity of resaltar the historical value, cultural and sportive of the GR-10 from the point of view of the adventurous spirit. A travesía of seven days in which they will visit the 180 km of this way.
An innovative perspective that will reflect using the last audiovisual technologies, moving this project so much to the traditional means as to the new platforms of the information.
The brothers Raúl and Ricardo Clod will be the attendants to visit this way. They explain in his have multiple summits of Spain like the Almanzor or Mulhacén, as well as prpers have visited footpaths of the main mountain ranges of the Iberian Peninsula.In addition to being deep connoisseurs of the mountains and ways of the Community of Madrid.
Chemist of profession, to his thirty-one years of age already has almost two decades of contact with the mountain. It has realised diverse courses on mountaineering and climbing given by the Madrilenian Federation of Montañismo.
From very early age had contact with the nature through the practice of the bicycle of mountain. It has veintisiente years during which has compatibilizado his work like technician of thermal installations with the sports of mountain and the learning of technicians of orientation.
TEAM OF EDITORIAL And PRESS
The aim of this project no only is to visit the GR-10, besides will document and for this has configured a team of professionals composed by Arancha Ortega and Mariano Valcarcel.
Graduate in journalism and bachelor of arts in tourism. It has realised diverse masters between them Master in Culture and Tourism of Mountain of the Universisdad of Saragossa. It will be the attendant to give to know this project to the local press, regional and skilled.
Writer and journalist, has been redactor of the weekly newspaper Úbeda Information and published diverse books between which stands out “A Turn by Úbeda”. It will coordinate the contents of the publications in this project.