Growing up near the mountains

By Carlos Román Cascón, Carlos Yagüe and J. Fidel González-Rouco, GuMNet, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.

She was born during the summer of 2016 at La Herrería Forest (El Escorial), 40 km Northwest from the busy city of Madrid, and a few hundred meters from the quiet Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial – where many Spanish Kings from the last centuries rest. But the most important thing was that she was situated just at the foothills of the majestic Mount Abantos (1753 m), a prominent peak of the Guadarrama Mountain Range.