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Mountain Climbing in Picos de Europa National Park: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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One of the most impressive mountain ranges in Europe, which attracts thousands of mountaineering fans every year.

Talking about Picos de Europa National Park necessarily implies mentioning some emblematic spots, such as Cabrales, Sotres, Cares Gorge and, of course, Naranjo de Bulnes or Urrielu, one of the most important peaks in the area. Sotres is the highest place in Asturias (Spain), and is a famous starting point and base camp for many mountaineers who want to conquer some peaks of this mountain range. Find out here below our wide range of guided mountain climbing trips in Picos de Europa National Park.

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FAQs: Mountain Climbing in Picos de Europa National Park

Why should I choose Picos de Europa National Park for my Mountain Climbing adventure?

Scenery marked by history

Most of the trails in Picos de Europa are the result of native shepherds who moved their cattle to different heights of the valleys. Locals have evolved through grazing their livestock, cutting wood for construction and using the force of water to grind grain. You can follow all these traces until today.

Flora

The Picos de Europa National Park is home to more than 1400 species of plants. In general terms, they can be divided into four types according to height: plain (from 0 to 800 m), mountainous (from 800 to 1800 m), subalpine (from 1800 to 2200) and alpine (from 2200 on). Among the main species we find: purple orchids, oaks, lime trees, walnuts, laurels and elms.

Mountain huts system

There is a good network of mountain huts in Picos de Europa, which allows several-day mountaineering tours, or are simply ideal if you want to be high in the mountains for a few days. Sleeping bags will be necessary. Opening hours may vary, and it is advisable to contact the hut in advance.

Best period

The best time to climb in Picos de Europa is summer (preferably June or September, to avoid the most tourist season).

What currency is accepted around Picos de Europa National Park?

Euro

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Picos de Europa National Park region?

Spanish is the official language. The Asturian is a traditional language although it is little used.

What people are saying about Mountain Climbing | Picos de Europa National Park

Steve

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What a fantastic experience - the booking process, answering out questions and the expertise and good company of guide made this, our first ascent to the top of a mountain a wonderfully enjoyable trip. Thank you.

Steve

5.00

What a fantastic experience - the booking process, answering out questions and the expertise and good company of guide made this, our first ascent to the top of a mountain a wonderfully enjoyable trip. Thank you.

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