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The Pyrenean Haute Route

Author: Ton Joosten
Publisher: Milnthorpe : Cicerone Press, 2010.
Series: A Cicerone guide
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2ndView all editions and formats
A guidebook for trekking the Pyrenean Haute Route, which zig-zags across the Franco-Spanish border and stays close to the main ridge in the highest and most spectacular central Pyrenees. It covers 800km with a total of 40km ascent, so is only suitable for experienced mountain walkers. The route is split over 45 stages and is largely unwaymarked.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Joosten, Ton.
Pyrenean Haute Route.
Milnthorpe : Cicerone Press, 2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ton Joosten
ISBN: 1849651906 9781849651905
OCLC Number: 893656749
Notes: Refuge de Mariailles to Mines de Batère Variant: The GR10 from Refuge de Mariailles to Chalet-Refuge des Cortalets Consolation walk 2: The ascent of Canigou from Cortalets Day 42 Mines de Batère to Moulin de la Palette Day 43 Moulin de la Palette to Las Illas Day 44 Las Illas to Col de l'Ouillat Day 45 Col de l'Ouillat to Banyuls-sur-Mer Appendix 1 Useful addresses Appendix 2 Glossary Appendix 3 Facilities list.
Preface to the second edition Introduction When to go How to get there Essential things to take Food and water Maps Money and insurance Accommodation Walks and climbs in this guide Mountain safety and first aid National parks Wildlife and flowers Section 1 Hendaye to Lescun Day 1 Hendaye to Col de Lizuniaga Day 2 Col de Lizuniaga to Arizkun Day 3 Arizkun to Les Aldudes Day 4 Les Aldudes to Roncevalles Day 5 Roncevalles to Egurgui Day 6 Egurgui to Col Bagargui Day 7 Col Bagargui to Cabane Ardané Day 8 Cabane Ardané to Source de Marmitou Day 9 Source de Marmitou to Lescun Section 2 Lescun to Gavarnie Day 10 Lescun to Refuge d'Arlet Day 11 Refuge d'Arlet to Candanchu Day 12 Candanchu to Refuge de Pombie Variant: From Lac de Peyreget via the Col de l'Iou (2194m) to Refuge de Pombie An easy summit: Pic d'Ayous (2288m) Day 13 Refuge de Pombie.
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages).
Contents: Haute Route escape route: From Refugio de la Renclusa to Bagnères-de-Luchon Variant: Hospital de Benasque --
GR11 trail Day 23 Refugio de la Renclusa to Hospital de Vielha Day 24 Hospital de Vielha to Refugi de la Restanca Variant: GR11 from Estany de Rius to Refugi de la Restanca Day 25 Refugi de la Restanca to Salardu Ten classic summits --
7: Montardo d'Aran (2826m) from Coll de Crestada 3-day Variant --
GR11 from Viados to Hospital de Vielha Section 4: Salardu to l'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre Day 26 Salardu to Refugi Gracia Airoto Day 27 Refugi Gracia Airoto to Alos de Isil Day 28 Alos de Isil to Refugi Enric Pujol Ten classic summits --
8: Mont Roig (2868m) from Refugi Enric Puyol Day 29 Refugi Enric Pujol to Refugi de Certascan Variant 1: Via Tavascan to Pla de Boavi Variant 2: Noarre via Camping Masia Bordes de Graus' Ten classic summits --
9: Pic de Certascan (2853m). From Col de Certascan Day 30 Refugi de Certascan to Refugi del Cinquantenari Short-cut: From Coll de Sellente to Estany de Sottlo Day 31 Refugi del Cinquantenari to Refugi de Coma Pedrosa Ten classic summits --
10: Pica d'Estats (3143m) and Montcalm (3077m) from Refugi de Vall Ferrera Day 32 Refugi de Coma Pedrosa to El Serrat Day 33 El Serrat to Cabana Coms de Jan Day 34 Cabane Coms de Jan to Refuge du Rulhe Day 35 Refuge du Rulhe to l'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre Section 5: L'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre to Banyuls-sur-Mer Day 36 L'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre to Refuge des Bésines Day 37 Refuge des Bésines to Barrage des Bouillouses Variant: GR10 avoiding Pic Carlit Consolation walk 1: From Chalet-Refuge des Bouillouses to Pic Carlit summit Day 38 Barrage des Bouillouses to Eyne Day 39 Eyne to Refugi d'Ull de Ter Day 40 Refugi d'Ull de Ter to Refuge de Mariailles Day 41. To Refuge de Larribet Day 14 Refuge de Larribet to Refuge Wallon Variant: Refuge d'Arrémoulit to Refuge Wallon Ten classic summits --
1: Grande Fache (3005m) from Refuge Wallon Day 15 Refuge Wallon to Refuge de Bayssellance Ten classic summits --
2: The Vignemale (3298m) from the Refuge de Bayssellance Day 16 Refuge de Bayssellance to Gavarnie Ten classic summits --
3: Le Taillon (3144m) from Gavarnie Section 3: Gavarnie to Salardu Day 17 Gavarnie to Héas Ten classic summits --
4: Piméné (2801m) from Refuge des Espuguettes Day 18 Héas to Parzan Day 19 Parzan to Refugio de Viados Day 20 Refugio de Viados to Refuge de la Soula Day 21 Refuge de la Soula to Refuge du Portillon Ten classic summits --
5: Pic Perdiguère (3222m) from Refuge du Portillon Day 22 Refuge du Portillon to Refugio de la Renclusa Ten classic summits --
6: Pico de Aneto (3404m) from Refugio de la Renclusa.
Series Title: A Cicerone guide
Responsibility: Ton Joosten.


A guidebook for trekking the Pyrenean Haute Route, which zig-zags across the Franco-Spanish border and stays close to the main ridge in the highest and most spectacular central Pyrenees. It covers  Read more...


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