Come discover the Pyrenees along with Nacho, an IFMGA guide, on this hut to hut ski adventure from Balaitus to Vignemale, in the Spanish-French border.
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr
Join me on this 5-day hut to hut ski tour and enjoy an amazing journey from Balaitus to Vignemale, in the Pyrenees.
Thanks to its amazing peaks above 3000 meters, lakes, glaciers and valleys, the Pyrenees are one of the most beautiful places for ski touring in Europe. This tour takes place in the border area between Spain and France.
The Balaitus massif is located between the Tena Valley in Spain and the Azun Valley in France. Its highest peak is the Balaitus Peak with 3,144 meters of height. The Vignemale Peak (3,298 meters) is the highest summit of the French Pyrenees.
During this 5 day tour, you will be able to enjoy the recently constructed Bachimaña Refuge. This hut is located in the Tena Valley, one of the largest valleys of the Pyrenees. Across this amazing valley, we will also visit the Respumoso Refuge (2,220 meters). Another stops will be at the Wallon (1,865 meters) and the Oulettes de Gaube (2,150 meters) Huts, both located on the French side.
You can find a more detailed itinerary of this tour at the bottom of this page. Anyway, remember that you can ask me for more days of duration and other ascents to the different Pyrenees summits.
For this tour, I highly recommend you to have an advanced level in skiing and some previous experience in hut-to-hut skiing. Do not hesitate and follow me on this incredible ski tour from Balaitus to Vignemale.
Request to book and discover the most beautiful and impressive peaks in the Pyrenees. I will gladly guide you in this unforgettable hut-to-hut experience!
On our first day, we will ascend from the Panticosa to the Bachimaña Refuge in Tena Valley.
From the Bachimaña Refuge we will go through the mountain passes to the Respumoso Refuge.
On this day, we will cross to the French side and spend the night at Wallon Refuge.
From the Wallon Refuge we will start the ascent to the Alphonse Meillon Peak (2,923 meters). We will spend the night at Oulettes de Gaube Refuge (2,150 meters).
On our last day, we will enjoy the best descents from the Oulettes de Gaube Refuge until the Panticosa resort.
Bachimaña Refuge Respumoso Refuge Wallon Refuge Oulettes de Gaube Refuge
IFMGA/UIAGM Mountain Guide and Canyoning Guide from Spain
Although I was born in the city, I was always in contact with the outdoors. My first steps on the mountain led me to the vertical world, rock climbing. Then came the ice climbing, mountaineering and skiing. These activities allowed me travel all over the world, especially Asia, Europe and Africa.
I consider The Pyrenees as the perfect place to live and a great field with the necessary ingredients to enjoy great wild activities. But I also enjoy and travel to other massifs, mainly to the Alps, also to the Atlas, and ocassionaly to other ranges around the world.
I’m an international UIAGM mountain guide, canyoning guide and ski instructor as well. I work as independent guide, which allows me to work following my own philosophy and values.
So far I have 16 years of experience as guide, and a few more as mountaineer. I enjoy all the mountain-related activities, but for guiding and as a sport. That’s why I’d like to show you the mountains the way I see them, without fixed structures but enjoying them with freedom and in a pleasurable way.
Nov 19, 2021
I had a very good experience booking the hike through Explore-Share. Communication with the team was prompt and clear and the booking process was seamless. The trip itself was also just perfect. Uroš was a fantastic guide, highly skilled and talented. The hike felt safe at all times, even on more exposed routes, thanks to him. He was always up to date on the weather forecast and planned the days around it, checked the conditions on the route ahead of me, if needed, discussed and adapted the routes to my level and always made sure I was safe and comfortable. I highly recommend him, as well as Explore-Share.
Oct 25, 2021
Explore Share is a really usefull website that has a great overview of reviewed guides for a (in our case) hiking/climbing trip. During the booking I got assigned an assistent for Explore Share that helped solve questions that I might have. Great customer service, and I will come back again.
Oct 17, 2021
Explore-share was easy to use and the staff and guide w ere very responsive. The trip descriptions were accurate and the pricing reasonable. I would definitely recommend the site for people looking to do guided hiking.
Oct 13, 2021
Excellent!! Great guide and service. I had a very good experience. Id do it again.
Sep 14, 2021
Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned a lot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!
Sep 14, 2021
The whole experience was great! The customer service of explore-share was really good. I always got an answer very quick. I would absolutely recommend to use explore-share if you are looking for a great guide in a foreign country. 5 stars!
Sep 10, 2021
What a trip, fantastic guide who picked me up and dropped me off. Would use again.
Aug 25, 2021
It's the 2nd time we have been booking with Explore-Share. The booking was super easy and both Explore-Share and the guide were fast in their responses. We did rafting as a family with 3 kids for the first time in Slovenia. The guide (José) was super nice. He was doing everything he could to make everyone at ease with rafting (he gave clear explanations), have a great team spirit (we were joined by 2 other girls) and have a good time. We had lots of fun and the nature there is so beautiful. Thank you Explore-share and Soca splash for the great afternoon! I would recommend this activity to anyone without a doubt. My kids immediately told me they want to do rafting again soon !"
Aditya Kumar Jha
Aug 2, 2021
Best platform for mountain sports services. Easy to use, great personalised service and support.
Jul 5, 2021
I am very pleased to have booked with this group. All of my mails have been answered in no-time, I felt really safe on the rock and the atmosfere of the whole group helped a lot not to mind about stressing. Will be back for more!
Group of 1
|EUR 1289 Each|
Group of 2
|EUR 722 Each|
Group of 3
|EUR 516 Each|
Group of 4
|EUR 413 Each|
Group of 5
|EUR 336 Each|
Group of 6
|EUR 336 Each|
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