The southwestern chunks of France rise and fall with picturesque mountains in the Pyrenees. Pristine scenery, top-quality rocks, prominent peaks and large areas of protected parkland. Hautes-Pyrenees is a world-class climbing destination for all levels of ability. Visit in spring, summer and autumn for different rock climbing conditions.
Located in the southwest of France is the department of Hautes-Pyrenees, consisting of a collection of distinct areas. Contrasting with the flat plains of the north, the southern chunks of the department are populated with mountains, including Pic du Midi de Bigorre. A large part of Hautes-Pyrenees is held within the Western Pyrenees National Park, which has a strong magnetic pull of outdoor adventurers, especially rock climbers.
The climate is warm and pleasant throughout the year, and is one of the sunniest places in France.
Visit in spring, summer and autumn for different rock climbing conditions.
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