Join Fede, an IFMGA mountain guide, on an unforgettable rock climbing experience to the impressive Tena Valley in the Spanish Pyrenees.
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Calling all rock climbing fans! This adventure to the Tena Valley in Spain is just for you! With 5 full days of rock climbing in the impressive Pyrenees, this trip offers it all: thrilling challenges, spectacular views and a chance to escape from everyday routine in the mountains. Join me!
Our itinerary will be as follows, though it may change depending on the weather:
Day 1: Climbing in Forronías, where we’ll review basic rock climbing concepts.
Day 2: Climbing in Baños de Panticosa. We can follow different routes, such as Vía del nano or Espolón del rebollón, that will take us to the Bachimaña Refuge and, then, descend to the valley.
Day 3: Climbing in Peña Foratata, a beautiful limestone mountain with incredible climbing routes. One of them is the Valle de Tena.
Day 4: We’ll ascend towards the Refuges of Pombie or Respomuso.
Day 5: The best climbing day! We’ll ascend the Midi d’Ossau or the Balaitus.
In order to participate in this trip, you need to have previous rock climbing experience. Below, you’ll find a list of all the necessary equipment to bring with you. I’ll be happy to help you if you have any questions.
If you are ready for the perfect rock climbing adventure, send your message now! I would love to guide you through this experience.
For more rock climbing trips in the Pyrenees, check out the trips I offer to the Pic du Midi d’Ossau or Vignemale.
- Guiding fee
- Personal insurance
Price is per person to join a group. Price does not include transport to the start of the trip, accommodation, lifts or personal equipment.
Mountain refuges (not included in the price). These refuges do not include wifi or plugs (there are exceptions) and they do not accept credit card. Their service includes half-board meals with the option to request a pic-nic for the following day.
A deposit of 300EUR is needed to reserve a spot.
Make sure to bring: -22-30 liter backpack -Mountaineering harness -Climbing helmet -3 safety carabiners -1 cord for Machard (1m 6mm) -Approach shoes -Crampons -Comfortable and warm clothes -Hat -Lantern -Sunglasses -Sunscreen and lip balm -Gloves -Snacks -Personal hygiene and first-aid kit.
Fede was born in1983 in the Basque Country, northern Spain, where he started climbing and visiting the Pyrenees. After studying Business Management, he finally moved to the Pyrenees to be closer to his passion.
Fede has been working for more than 13 years in the outdoors industry, as a Ski Patrol and AEGM Mountain Guide, Canyon Guide and Ski Instructor.
Nowadays, he is a full-time IFMGA Mountain Guide, sharing with his clients all sorts of activities in the Pyrenees, the Alps, Canada, Norway, Morroco, Peru, and others.
He has lived in both Canada and France, so he will have no trouble in speaking French, English or Italian.
Apart from his private trips with his clients, he also works for several well recognized companies, for the filming industry and writes for specialized magazines, for example:
- Filming safety Consultant for BEAR GRYLLS'S survival shows, such as Running Wild...
- Ski guide for ICE CREEK LODGE, BC, Canada
- Instructor and guide for the FRENCH ALPINE CLUB (CAF)
- Instructor for the MOUNTAIN MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA (IMMED)
- Instructor for Mountain Training School (MTS), based in Alaska
- Writer for different Spanish magazines, such as DESNIVEL and GRANDES ESPACIOS.
Enjoy his human skills and the finest guiding quality. Guaranteed!
Italian | French | English
UIAGM | IFMGA
Fantastic climb! We were the only people climbing the normal route so we had the mountain to ourselves. Fede was great, highly professional, and he assessed the risks very well. Highly recommended!
1st class guide. Excellent scramble.
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