Category Archives: Press Articles


Living Spain Magazine Autumn 2013

Richard Hartleys time is spent exploring the peaks of the Sierra Nevada to discover new routes and activities for adventurous tourists, a far cry from the life of a Leeds accountant



Trail Magazine article July 2013

At the beginning of May Spanish Highs entertained Oli Reed and Ben Weeks from best selling UK outdoor magazine, Trail. They had never visited the Sierra Nevada. Guess what? They loved it!

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Ideal newspaper article about refuge restoration in the Sierra Nevada

Richard Hartley mentioned in spanish newspaper article about the origins of the Accion Sierra Nevada initiative



Spanish Highs join Berghaus sponsored team in Kamchatka

In April 2013, Richard Hartley and Kiersten Rowland of Spanish Highs Mountain Guides were invited to join a Berghaus sponsored team attempting to become the first people to climb and snowboard down the largest active volcano in Kamchatka in far eastern Russia

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Sunday Times Travel Article December 2012

Spanish Highs feature in this article in the Sunday Times.



Richard Hartley – Berghaus Everyday Adventurer

During the month of November 2012 Richard wrote a series of articles for the Berghaus Community

Climbing on the razors edge –
Enjoying the subtle delights of early season snowshoeing –
At the Altar of the Mountain Gods –
Walking in the footsteps of Clint Eastwood –
Celebrations in the Sierra Nevada Mountains –


BMI Baby article – Best Alternatives to Skiing

How about snowshoeing or mountain treks? Outdoor pursuits company Spanish Highs can even organise thrilling Siberian Husky-led treks in the Sierra Nevada!

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Spanish Highs Leonberger dog, Bruno, appears on BBC2

Our Leonberger, Bruno, got his moment of fame this morning, 14th November 2009, appearing in the BBC2 childrens programme “Gimme A Break”. Short and sweet! Unfortunately the kids chose a different holiday and so did not become guests of Spanish Highs Mountain Guides in the Sierra Nevada. Short video below of his special moment here


BMI Baby article – Climbing Mulhacen

Climbing offers all-over body conditioning so whip yourself into shape for summer by taking part in a two day climb of Mulhacen, Spain’s highest peak

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