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Climbing Mount Aneto

Come climb the highest peak of the Pyrenees

With an altitude of 3404 meters, Mount Aneto is part of the Maladeta massif, located in the Benasque Valley, province of Huesca, Aragon (Spain). On its northern slope, at 2810 meters high, there is a 100-hectare glacier, the largest in the Pyrenees. To get there and beyond, it will be necessary an expedition of at least two days along with a certified local guide. Find the mountain climbing trip in Mount Aneto that best suits your preferences. Here below, our top selection of guided programs!

Top mountain climbing trips | Mount Aneto:


There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Mount Aneto

If you are looking for something cheap, you can camp next to the Renclusa Refuge, if you are looking for something cheap but with access to a hot meal, pay the night at the hut. And if you are with some money and want a comfortable place you can stay at the Hotel Llanos del Hospital, where you can enjoy a massage after a hard trekking.


Good to know:

Best time to go

The best time is summer. Keep in mind that at high altitude thermal variations and weather changes can be sudden and intense. Warm clothes, a raincoat, hat and gloves are essential in our backpack

How to get there

From Madrid it is about 7 hours by car to Benasque. In July and August, you can take a bus from Benasque to the park entrance. The bus also leaves there every 30 minutes, until 8 PM every day in summer

More info about Mountain Climbing in Mount Aneto:

There are two “normal” routes to ascend Mount Aneto: the northern route, starting from the Besurta and the southern route, starting from the Bridge of Corones in Ballibierna. Both options require fitness and certain technical skills. Keep in mind that there are 14 km round trip with an altitude change of 1500 meters

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