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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!

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Mount Aneto

What should I know about Mountain Climbing 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.

Why should I choose Mount Aneto for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Accommodation for all budgets

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.

A great challenge

Aneto is one of the most coveted peaks for fans of the high mountains, thanks to its 3404 m, the highest point in the entire Pyrenean mountain range. The spectacular ascent to Mount Aneto is a great challenge for all those who have ever dreamed of reaching a Pyrenean peak.

Posets-Maladeta natural park

Mount Aneto is immersed in this natural area surrounded by the most stunning peaks of the Pyrenees. Here you will enjoy a unique flora and fauna, that change as you ascend. At a lower altitude you can find serbales, hazelnuts and birches, on the wettest slopes there are beech, pine and fir trees, and on the highest levels the wild pine gives way to the black pine.

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 can I get to Mount Aneto?

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.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Mount Aneto



Absolutely brilliant trip - would high recommend Roger and Chur they are fantastic, responsive and extremely helpful people!



Awesome trip! Thanks to Roger for guiding me to the summit on a really extreme day of wind and rain. Unique and epic day out on the mountain. Also thanks to Maca at Explore Share for helping with the booking to ensure everything went smoothly, especially during these uncertain times. Great service!





Great 2 days - better communications would be nice



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