The Department of the Environment of Marbella celebrates from this Sunday until December 12 a total of five activities within the ‘Outings to Nature’ program for this fall. The routes are free and to participate in them it is only necessary to register through the forms that will be available every Monday prior to departure. The outings will be led by staff from the municipal delegation and some of them will involve volunteers from different associations. This was explained by the general director of the branch, María Victoria Martín-Lomeña, who highlighted that it is a new edition of a «traditional program in our municipality, outdoors, after a complicated year in which they had to suspend to avoid crowds and that together we contribute to overcoming the health crisis.
He has detailed that the difference with respect to previous editions due to COVID-19 is that they do not organize pick-ups by bus, but that they stay in each one of the exits. This Sunday the Salvador Moreno Family route began, with a distance of 3.2 kilometers, four hours long, low difficulty and circular route.
The next one will be on October 24 with the Nagüeles-Mina de Buenavista-Los Monjes-Nagüeles exit, with a distance of eight kilometers, five hours, medium difficulty and also circular route. On November 14 it will be the turn of Vereda del Faro, 8.3 kilometers, medium difficulty, five hours long and circular, while on the 28th of that same month the departure to Los Tres Valles will take place, of medium-high difficulty , 8.5 kilometers away, six hours long and circular. The autumn program will conclude on December 12 with the climb to La Concha, of 14 kilometers and medium-high difficulty, eight hours long and round trip.
With regard to the general bases to participate in this program, minors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who is responsible at all times for the behavior of the minor, and must present at the same time they register, an authorization from their parents or guardians. In addition, the physical condition of the participants must be appropriate to the distances and difficulties of the routes, and access to them may be denied due to technical considerations of the organization itself. Registrations are made through the email email@example.com and requests will be attended in order of arrival up to a maximum group of 50 participants per route.