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Sep 18, 2013 - Puente la Reina to San Millan

Half-way up the hill from Puente la Reina my Garmin showed an average slope of 18%. This was one more of Garry's 'slight inclines' and we quickly warmed up under the clear sky and warm sun. The morning so far was a complete contrast to yesterday and we were all cursing our pessimism for carrying our rain jackets in our packs. Further up the track which was somewhat more gravelly than yesterday the hill steepened even more and, when my Garmin settled down, the slope reading was up to 25%. Fortunately the top of the rise was not far and the...

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