Beyond Horizons

Penyagolosa – Puig Major | 272 km.


By Juanjo Diaz de Argandoña
Camera Nikon D5100 @ ISO100 – 1/320
Lens Sigma 70 – 300 DG APO @ 300 mm. – f./8
Date December 26th 2013 – 12:10
Impressive view of Mallorca island highest peaks, crossing the Mediterranean Sea for more than 270 km., as seen from Penyagolosa summit in Castellón.

From Penyagolosa, in Castellon (Spain), looking East, Puig Major (1.436 m.) and some other peaks from Mallorca island can be seen under clear conditions, as this diagram indicates:

Reaching Penyagolosa peak is easy, covering only a two hours walk to the top, from around 1200 meters to 1800 meters. At the time of the picture, meteorology was consisting on high wind and low temperatures, but above zero and with no snow present.
In the image, Puig Major can be clearly seen under some post – processing (contrast and color corrections) and also Penyal de Migdia, some 100 meters below. It is important to notice that Puig Major is Mallorca highest peak: