Mountaineering in the Tena Valley near Panticosa, Spain (Pyrenees): Vignemale, Pic du Midi d’Ossau
The prominent shape of the Pic du Midi d’Ossau rises from the Ossau Valley in the French Pyrenees. Its steep and distinctive slopes culminate in its lofty reputation as a symbol of the French Pyrenees. And the mountain is fully protected within the Pyrenees National Park that spreads out across the French departments of Hautes-Pyrenees and Pyrenees-Atlantiques.
What’s the weather like?
The region receives a warm and pleasant climate throughout the year, particularly during summer
Best time to visit
Visit during the warmer months between June and October for quality mountain climbing conditions
Located in the French Pyrenees in the picturesque Ossau Valley is the mountain of Pic du Midi d’Ossau. Rising to 2,884 meters above sea level, the mountain holds a high place among the symbols of the French Pyrenees given its distinctive shape
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