Start: Malmont car park. • Rating: difficult • 2.79 miles • 1 hour 45 minutes • Ascent: 110 meters • GR waymarked trail (purple orientation arrows) •From the Malmont carpark, cross the road -1- and follow the purple/white waymarked trail . It runs alongside the blue waymarked trail for about 100 meters. • 2- turn left and walk down the track for about 400 meters. -3-. Continue onto the medieval way for about 200 meters • 4- drop down this track turning left as you join a former quarry road trail: it heads up the sloap through live oak and pine tree woodlands (for about 400 meters) • After 1.2 kms, you come across an old stone monument. • 5- drop off the quarry road trail and go back onto the main track as it goes up to the top of Malmont hill. • 6- Follow the track as it goes downhill for another 200 meters -7- turn left and head down the slope. After about 300 meters,- 8- at the junction go straight ahead and keep following the trail for about 200 meters. • 9- skirt around to the left and -10- cross over the walking track. • Dolomitic lime is the basic component of the soil.11- Beware: this area requires fairly high levels of fitness. • 12- You can either take a right turn and head back to the cedar forest or keep following the track up to the watch tower and- 13- down to the viewpoint indicator.
All year round.