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Carros de Foc 5-day guided ski tour

Carros de Foc
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Come with Jordi, a local IFMGA certified guide, to Carros de Foc in the Pyrenees and enjoy 5 days of pure hut-to-hut ski touring.

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5 Days

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr

Open to everyone


Welcome to this 5-day ski tour during which we’ll visit the main huts inside the Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park. 

Carros de Foc represents one of the most classic ski touring routes of the Pyrenees. It is a must see for all mountain lovers. The route is 55 km long with an altitude change of 9,200 meters, which gives us great descents options.

Carros de Foc is a surprisingly beautiful place surrounded by large granite walls and woods with green pines. That is why Carro de Foc and the whole Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park will allow us to enjoy the best lines, skiing from refuge to refuge, while admiring one of the most beautiful landscapes of the Pyrenees.

Every day will be a new beginning, in which we will look for the best ski descents and continue discovering all that Carros de Foc has for us. Please find at the bottom of this description, the complete day-by-day itinerary.

And if you want to discuss the program directly with me, feel free to contact me now! It will be my pleasure to help you ski in this unique spot of the Pyrenees. 

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Dinner


Day 1: Arties - Restanca Hut - Ventosa Hut

Departing from Arties we will skin up to the Restanca Hut at 2010 meters and then, ski to Ventosa Hut at 2220 meters. The total elevation gain of the day will be 715 meters in 4-5 hours. A possible summit where to go skiing is the Montardo, at 2833 meters above sea level.

Day 2: Ventosa Hut - Estany Llong Hut

From the Ventosa Hut we will ski down to the Estany Llong, at 1980 meters. Total skinning/skiing time of the day: 6 hours with an altitude change of 220 meters. Possible summit to ski: La Creu de Colomers (2896 m)

Day 3: Estany Llong – Colomina Hut - Josep M. Blanc Hut

Today we will visit the Colomina Hut (2395 m) and the Josep M. Blanc Hut (2350 m). Meters up: 870 and down: 500m (6 hours). Possible summits where to go for more ski: Pic de Mariolo (2856 m) and/or Pic dela Mainera (2904 m)

Day 4: Josep M. Blanc - Amitges Hut

A 6-hour ski touring day from Josep M. Blanc to the Amitges Hut, at 2380 meters. Other possible summit to ski is the Pic Monestero, at 2877 meters above sea level.

Day 5: Amitges - Colomers Hut - Tredos

From Amitges we will descend to the Colomers mountain hut (2135 m) and finally to Tredos (5-6 hours).
Meters up: 400 / Meters down: 800. We can also go skiing to the Tuc de la Ratera (2863 m) or Tuc de la Gran Sendrosa (2703 m). End of the program.




I can help you organize your nights accommodation.

About the guide

UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide based in the Pyrenees

I grew up by the seaside, but since the age of 9 I started going to the mountains. And since then, I never stopped.

I learned about freedom from philosophy, physics and maths, and then the mountains showed it to me.

I get new knowledge from forming new guides, studying mountain medicine, and training body and mind. But going to the mountains give me the reflexes.

From top level climbing, alpine style 8000s peaks, skiing and snowboarding, opening routes from the Arctic to the Antarctic, passing through the Himalayas and climbing in the desert and the jungle, from the Patagonian Ice to Vietnam: The important thing is not where you get, the important thing is to go.

I’m based in Benasque, in the Pyrenees, but consider myself a nomad. I just expect the rain or the sun rising every morning to celebrate nature’s cycle, and continue living as part of it.


Nepali | Italian | French | English | Catalan





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