Barcelona Outdoor Life

Climbing into mystery on Montserrat

Share Rising up from the grassy slopes of farmland and vineyards, its jagged peaks carve the sky in two like the serrated edge it was named for. Montserrat, meaning “saw moun- tain” in Catalan, is 20 minutes from the Spanish town Collbató and less than an hour from Barcelona. But to visitors, it seems worlds away.…

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Biking on the beach a great escape in Barcelona

Biking on the beach a great escape in Barcelona

Share Having limited time in a city like Barcelona can be a little bit overwhelming. The second largest city in Spain has tons to offer in the way of food, history, nightlife and shopping, not to mention one of the best fútbol teams in the world. But in trying to experience everything, it’s easy to…

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Hiking through the Pyrenees: Ordesa y Monte Perdido national park

Hiking through the Pyrenees: Ordesa y Monte Perdido national park

Share Tuesday morning was met with a mixture of emotions. It was my third and final day in Barcelona, one of the most captivating cities yet. I had the pleasure of participating in the building of a human tower with the Castellars de Barcelona, watching the best fŭtbol club in the world FC Barcelona trounce…

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Barcelona to host summer X Games events

Share Barcelona will soon be the focus of adrenaline junkies all around the world as the biggest competition in extreme sports makes its European debut this summer. For the first time in X Games history, the action-packed competition will be expanded to four international cities with Barcelona hosting the highly anticipated skateboarding, Moto X, BMX…

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Real Madrid C.F., F.C. Barcelona share a rivalry with no rivals

Share The United States has its fair share of sports rivalries: college football’s Alabama and Auburn, NBA’s the Celtics and Lakers, and baseball’s Red Sox and the Yankees.  Whether it’s the fact that they are only separated by 125 miles or the Curse of the Bambino, each of these teams has specific reasons for despising…

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