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Strenuous climb up to O'Cebreiro
Alex Ngui

Strenuous climb up to O'Cebreiro

Fall 09, it had poured the night before so it was steamy and very warm walking up the trail. I think I stopped at every bar, etc. and got cold water, pop, ice cream, etc. to replace the liquid that I was sweating out but I made it. Sure needed a shower after that day's hike. I was proud of myself as I had avoided the other strenuous climbs.
I believe I was told there is away around O'Cebrerio anyone know ?
@nathanael - when you say a "way around O'Cebrerio" are you seeking another trail or do you wish to totally avoid this climb? You can take a road (sealed) via Laguna de Castilla (the road branches off a little before La Faba). If you are intent of "totally"avoiding the climb then its the bus from Herrerias to Triacastela. But hey yes I know its a tough climb (even on the road for cyclists - me!!) but a little effort is required by the pilgrim (imho). Cheers

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