Trip around the National Park - The heart of Pyrenees

   We present you a ski touring route where you will discover the essence of one of the biggest national parks in the Spanish Pyrenees. With more than 400 lakes, the Park offers a quiet and wild environment, with the great services of the mountain huts, and the traditional gastronomy of the area.

   Characteristics

  • Duration: 3-5 days
  • Participants: 1-6 people
  • Physical level: good
  • Technical difficulty: medium

 Possibility to adapt the route to weather and snow conditions, groups and availability.

 A completely virgin terrain with more than 140km2 to discover.

 Different mountain huts, with all kind of services and amenities, and excellent gastronomy.

 Fast access from the airport of Toulouse (1h 30min) or Barcelona 3h 30min).

Prices

Trip around the NP

Price per person for 3 and 5 days

3 people 585 € / 990 €
4 people 480 € / 829 €
5 people 449 € / 795 €
6 people 395 € / 685 €

Program: The route in 3 days

Meeting point in Vielha, and we drive to Pont de Ressec, in our own vehicles. From there we will start touring to Huella Crestada’s pass, going through Restanca’s hut. We will get to Ventosa i Calvell’s hut, where we will sleep. For those with extra energy, possibility to climb Montarto’s peak (2.833m), a classic in Val d’Aran.
We will wake up in Ventosa I Calvell’s hut to climb the famous mountain pass of Contraix. From there, we will enjoy a great descent down to the valley, close to Llong’s hut. After that, we will climb again up to Portarró d’Espot, close to the well-known Sant Maurici’s lake; amazing views and descent. We will finally climb smoothly to Amitges’ hut, where we will rest with all amenities.
From Amitges’ hut we will go in the direction of Ratera’s pass, with the option to climb its peak, 2.861m. Once here, we will enjoy a nice downhill to Colomers’ hut with the amazing views of the glacial cirque where we will find the best snow… After that, we will climb again to Restanca’s hut and this way we finish our circular route.
  • Mountain Guide for 3 or 5 days
  • Accident and civil liability insurance
  • Full board accommodation in all mountain huts
  • Inspection and training in the use of safety equipment
  • Transfers to the activity's starting place 
  • Personal equipment & safety equipment

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FAQ

Activities in mountains and canyons are subject to meteorological conditions. These conditions can be cause of modification and even cancellation of the activity if the guide thinks it is necessary.
Yes, all activities include accident and civil liability insurance. The insurance will only have coverage during the development of the activity, not during the rest of the day or during transfers. It is also advisable to have the mountain federation insurance.

Terms & Conditions

The guide reserves the right to change or cancel the activity, dates or place of the activity, depending on the weather, the conditions of the terrain or the participants. In case of cancellation by the client, and if the activity is cancelled less than 48h in advance except for a major reason, the deposit will not be refunded.
Activities carried out in the mountain can carry some implicit risk. Hiring the service of a professional guide means minimizing it, it means leaving the decision to be taken under his/her criteria, being he/she responsible for the group during the development of the activity, but you must know that zero risk does not exist. The guide is exempt from all responsibility of those people who do not follow the guidelines or act with negligence, as well as if they are under the effects of any narcotic or medication during the development of the hired activity.