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7-day Hut-to-Hut Trek along the La Senda de Camille

Join UIMLA mountain leader Vicente on an exceptional hiking week in La Senda de Camille in the Spanish and French Pyrenees.

Mountain RangePyrenees
Duration7 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Enjoy the beautiful views of the Pyrenees.

  • Follow one of the easiest circular routes in the Pyrenees.

  • Get away for a week and explore the mountains of Spain and France.

Description

Join me on a magical hiking adventure that will take you from Spain to France and back to Spain again. Come for an unforgettable hut to hut trekking week on the iconic La Senda de Camille in the Pyrenees.

On this trip, we’ll visit the Valles Occidentales Natural Park, in Huesca, Spain and the Pyrenees National Park in Aspe, France. We’ll meet at the Refugio Lizara and follow a circular route that covers 104 kilometers! We will follow the route marked by the camille bear, one of the last native bears that used to live in the area. Along the way, we’ll visit places such as the Valle de los Sarrios, Collado de Petrechema, Collado de Lenito Bajo and perhaps also Mount Bisaurín, a popular mountain in the area, if you want to. You can check the itinerary below for a more detailed description of what we’ll be doing each day.

All hiking levels are welcome on this trip. However, you do need to be physically fit to enjoy this excursion. We’ll be hiking 6 to 7 hours every day covering long distances and steep slopes.

Sound exciting? Then book your trip to La Senda de Camille now! I promise you’ll love it.

And, if you are looking for more adventures in Spain, you can join me for a day trek in La Pedriza or a seven-day hike in Sierra de Guadarrama.

Disclaimer

Minimum number of participants: 3.

More info

Make sure to bring: -30 liter backpack -Long pants for hiking -Hiking boots -Food and 2 liters of water -Waterproof jacket -Hat -Sunscreen -Sun glasses -Flashlight and bateries -Hiking sticks -Trash bags -Backpack cover -Light towel -Extra change of clothes. If you wish to organize a private trip, just let me know in your message.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Refugio Lizara

We’ll meet at the Refugio Lizara in the afternoon, share dinner and go to bed early.

Day 2: Refugio de Lizara - Somport

From Lizara, we’ll go to places such as Valle de los Sarrios, Ibón de Estanés and finish at the Aysa Hut in Somport.

Distance: 17.5 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +1,076/-984m.

Day 3: Somport - Arlet

We’ll go along the beautiful valleys of Aspe and Espelunguera, and enter the Pyrénées National Park. We’ll hike up to Arlet, where we can enjoy stunning views of the Midi d’Ossau.

Distance: 18.9 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +1,150/-780m.

Day 4: Arlet - Lescun

This is the easiest day with steep descents.

Distance: 19.5 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +520/-1,640m.

Day 5: Lescun - Refugio de Linza

We’ll go up the collado de Petrechema until we reach the Refugio de Linza.

Distance: 17 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +1,290/-790m.

Day 6: Refugio de Linza - Gabardito

Day 6 will be the most demanding one. We’ll follow the Senda de Camille through forests and mountains. We’ll ascend the Achar de Alano or Paso Taxeras and Collado de Lenito Bajo.

Distance: 23 kms. Elevation gain/loss: +1,640/-1,600m.

Day 7: Refugio de Gabardito - Refugio de Lizara

We’ll go from Gabardito to Lizara. There’s the option to ascend Mount Bisaurín.

Distance: 9.6 kms (or 14 with the ascent). Elevation gain/loss: +693/-536m (+1,070/-940m with the ascent).


About the guide

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My name is Vicente Reyes and I am an accompanying mountain guide or also called a Sports Technician in high Mountain qualified by the CFEM de las Rozas (Madrid) in 2016 and also holds the first level of Technician / guide titled in 2015 by EMAM (Madrid High Mountain School) and also associated with the AEGM (Spanish Association of Mountain Guides) with membership number 1073.

As you can see in each of our excursions, I am a big fan of the mountains, I love to breathe fresh air, enjoy nature in all its splendor, and escape from the stress of big cities, and consequently this love for nature and the mountain took me to get my degree as a mountain guide that I currently own.
I love being able to teach people what nature offers us, what we sometimes have so close to our homes, places so incredible that we do not imagine that they exist within a few kilometers, and also teach to respect nature and take care of it as she does do with all of us.

Among my other hobbies you can also check in our trips that I am a great passionate about meteorology and climatology, a hobby that as a mountaineer always comes in handy to foresee possible changes of time in advance.
Without more here I leave this little presentation about me and I hope we will see each other soon learning and sharing a nice time on the mountain. You will not regret it !!


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Prices per person

Group of 3

EUR 1232 each

Group of 4

EUR 980 each

Group of 5

EUR 851 each

Group of 6

EUR 774 each

Group of 7

EUR 717 each

Group of 8

EUR 671 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• Price for group of 9: 595EUR per person. Price for group of 10: 550EUR per person. Price includes souvenir materials and an exclusive t-shirt. Price does not include meals during excursions, extra drinks, transport to the start of the trip or non-planned expenses.


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