We have 16 complete tours that we currently run, and this list is growing all the time. Of course, we also have the option of running a section of one tour or combining a couple of tours together - mix and match as you like.
We divide our tours as follows (1) High Mountain (2) Mid Mountain (3) Rolling Hills (4) Coastal
For each tour we provide you with a Toughness Rating (1 easy, 5 killer), total height climbed, total distance run and approximate total tour time. Before your tour we send you an email with all the above information plus some picture and map downloads so you can get a feel of what to expect. If you would like to see some of this information now, please get in touch.
Example tour 1. Alaro to Tossals Refugi and return via Alcadena. Leaving the Plaza De La Vila in Alaro we exit the village on quiet roads heading north/east toward the distinct mass of Alcadena (one half of our 'Two Peaks Tour'). After 15 minutes we pick up the GR221 and start ascending the right side of the Torrent de Sollerc (recently reconstructed path) until we arrive at Solleric. Slow turning ascents up olive groves takes us to Col Casa Nova and our first water stop. The next ten minutes is spent bounding down soft earth covered terraces to the Torrent Almadra. From here the Refugi Tossals awaits us - 200m above. The Refugi can act as an extended pit stop or an opportunity to refill water bottles (the Refugi also provides our overnight accommodation for the Soller to Lluc Drystone Path Tour). We descend to the torrent and turn south along a stunning gorge following the old road toward Llosetta. Before we reach the valley floor we take a right turn to ascend the south flank of Alcadena and the shoulder of Puig de Sant Miguel. From here it’s an easy 20 minute run back to Alaro passing ancient lime kilns and abandoned manor houses on to and a well earned drink in the plaza! Total running time c2.5hours, total ascent c850m.
Example Tour 2. Sa Gubia (meaning "gouge" - you'll realise why as you approach the hills from the south). Great medium height/time/distance run, a perfect introduction to fell running in Mallorca. The views from the Mirador Leandro Ximenis - named after a well-known Mallorquin climber - are magnificant given the moderate elevation of 609m/2000ft. We have to start this run on the road and continue with care for 5 minutes before entering S'Alqueria manor house. A super zigzag track takes us through olive terraces and past families of goat before we reach a col 30 minutes later. From here we scramble to the mirador to take in the wonderful 360 degree view of the island.
Take as much time as you need at the mirador before we head north on flat tracks to a narrow cleft in the rock face called Pas de sa Fesa. We ease ourselves down on a fairly robust wooden ladder before a steep and narrow path through holme oak woods takes us to the beautiful private valley of Biniforani - a quite place filled with birds, almonds and olives. We loop around the valley head to meet an old road from where it is an easy 20 minute downhill run back to the car. Total distance c10km, total height climbed 450m, total running time about 1.5 hours. Fantastic.