Las Hurdes two-day off-road trip along this spectacular Spanish region.

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  1. angelnx

    angelnx Adventurer

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    After a couple of trials, finally came the awaited weekend. We had a couple of days and about 250 km of forest roads and firebreaks throughout the Spanish region of Las Hurdes.

    Late on Friday, was a mystery if weather would allow us to enjoy the route a hundred percent. The scenery was an importan part of the ride. We needed good weather.

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    The chosen place as a base camp was finally Las Mestas (Careces). Fortunately, over breakfast we could see the sun shining.

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    Typical pic: Meander Melero.

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    First ramps to be warming up.

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    Sometimes tracks are not in good condition or have a excessively high slope.

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    Here is a 350 with all the KTM power parts.

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    Not for fat bikes.

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    My Tenere is missing an anchor and another gear ... reverse!

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    This was really steep!!! With no other choice I had made the effort to climb to the top, but there were too many ways to go...

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    The Sierra of Bejar at the background.

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    This is what I meant about of the options. Two tracks and a firebreak to get around this mountain.

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    Stop and beer before we start looking for somewhere to eat.

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    After a hard climb, tired and hungry, we found a nice surprise: the guys and girls of the 4WD.
    They do know how to do it and they kindly invite us to have lunch. THANK YOU ALL!!!

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    Again the Sierra OF Bejar at the background. An endless track over a firebrake was waiting for us.

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    Not much snow. The highest point was about 1400m.

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    The UTV was not far behind.

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    Another KTM Team member, still running-in the engine.
    The first day ends.
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  2. angelnx

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    Water everywhere.

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    Hill climbing!!!

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    Nice toy.

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    We┬┤ll be back. Sure that next time will not repeat any track.
    I hope you enjoy.
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  3. angelnx

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    Here are some more pics an a couple of videos.

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    Finally we arrived at the hotel after a long journey.
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  4. GB

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    Gorgeous ride, and pics. thanks for posting :thumb
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