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5-days trek Posets Peak, Pyrenees, Spain

Explore the Posets Peak with Ruben, an AEGM certified guide. Don't miss this opportunity and let him take you to one of the most wonderful peaks in the Pyrenees.

Mountain RangePyrenees
Duration5 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

The Pyrenees are a fantastic land of mountains and wild nature. They are divided in different sections. Within the Pyrenees, there is a valley of incomparable beauty: the Benasque valley. And, inside this valley lies a magnificent peak, the Posets Peak (3,375).

Come with me on this amazing adventure to explore this peak and all the wonders around it!

The Posets Peak is the second highest in the whole range of the Pyrenees. It is located in the Park Posets-Maladeta. And it offers a wide range of routes, some classic, some gentle and some more steep and challenging. It also offers dazzling paths and thrilling ascents.

The Posets Peak is one of my favorite ascents. And there are many reasons for that. One of them is because it isn’t as popular as Monte Perdido or Aneto. Because, many folks don’t really know about the Posets Peak, they tend to choose other ascents. So, this means the paths here are normally more quiet and way less crowded. Thus, walking through them, you’ll feel like it is just you and the mountain!

Another one of the reasons I love this place is the location and hospitality of the mountain refuges we’ll visit. They are located around the mountain, making a perfect circle. So we get to see everything, as we walk through it. 

Please note that there will be certain parts of the ascent that come with a little technical difficulty. So we’ll go over the safety rules to ensure you are safe the whole time, while having a great time.

If you are interested in visiting this amazing place, please send me request. Let me guide you through one of my favorite places in the Pyrenees.

Do you want to visit a completely different part of the world? I also guide this 5 day ascent in Mount Toubkal in Morroco.

Accommodation

Mountain Refuges

Disclaimer

Please note the route can change depending on weather conditions, availability in shelters and/or other unexpected circumstances. My main goal is the safety of the group.

More info

You can purchase picnic lunches at the refuges, to avoid carrying extra weight. There will be blankets available in the shelter. A thin lead sheet sack or a thin sleeping bag is enough for this trip.

Meeting point

Benasque, Huesca.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Benasque - Ángel Orús Refuge

Our first day will begin in Benasque. Then we’ll drive to the Espigantosa waterfall. After that we will begin our trek towards the shelter of Angel Orús. There, we’ll spend the night and recover for the adventures to come! The total distance we will walk today is 4 kilometers.

Day 2: Angel Orús Refuge - Biadós Refuge

We will begin our second day ascending the Posets Peak. Once we reach the summit, we will descent to the Eriste pass. Then we will head to the Biadós Refuge, to stay there for the night. The total distance of this day will be of 15 kilometers.

Day 3: Biadós Refuge – Estós Refuge

Our third day will begin at the Biadós refuge. Then we’ll trek towards the Chistau pass. After reaching it we’ll head to the Estós Refuge, on the G5-11 track. This day’s total distance will be of 12 kilometers

Day 4: Estós Refuge - Ángel Orús Refuge

On our fourth day we will finish the circular route, getting back to the Angel Orús hut. Upon competion I’ll take you to the Paúl Gorge and to a hill under the same name. Then, we’ll head back to the Angel Orús refuge to spend there our last night. On this day we will walk 13 kilometers

Day 5: Ángel Orús Refuge - Espigantosa Bridge

We’ll begin at the Angel Orús refuge. Then we will trek towards the Espigantosa bridge, the last spot of our adventure. The distance we’ll walk today will be 4 kilometers.


About the guide

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Hello!! My name is Rubén Cuesta Valparís and I am a Mountain Guide with official certification and AEGM-UIMLA accreditation (Member Number 913). I have extensive experience in mountain ranges around the world, from the Picos de Europa, my base and school, through the Pyrenees, the Alps, Patagonia, the Himalayas.

I love mountains and nature in general and from my experience and supported by my training, I like to enjoy them and make my clients enjoy them as much as I do, giving them the security they need to perform the activity they want, interpreting the landscape , flora, fauna, ethnography, and promoting respect for nature and the environment where activities take place. I speak Spanish and English.

From my company, Picos Outdoor, we organize activities of hiking, trekking, mountaineering, orientation, etc. and we offer introductory and specialization training courses (can be for groups and individuals) related to all the above.


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Prices per person

Group of 4

EUR 516 each

Group of 5

EUR 516 each

Group of 6

EUR 516 each

Group of 7

EUR 516 each

Group of 8

EUR 516 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Personal Insurance

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• ​Groups of 4 to 8 people only. Alongside with the guide fee, the price includes: four nights accommodation in shelters, four half-board (dinner + breakfast) in shelters, collective safety equipment, accident insurance. -- Price doesn’t include: transport and any other item not mentioned as included.


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