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Day hike to Pedraforca’s secondary peak “El Calderer” in the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park

Day hike to Pedraforca's secondary peak "El Calderer" in the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park

Xavi, a local and expert mountain guide, would love the opportunity to guide you to the summit of the secondary peak of Pedraforca, El Calderer. Stand at the top, and enjoy dazzling views of Catalonia.



1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct




  • Reach Pedraforca’s secondary peak with an expert guide.
  • Challenge yourself on this steep, yet not as complicated ascent.
  • Enjoy the most hypnotizing views of the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park.


Pedraforca is a mesmerizing mountain in the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park. This majestic peak lies in the comarca de Berguedá. Due to its rare form, and the fact that it stands alone, not visibly connected with other ridges or peaks, it is one of the most emblematic peaks in Catalonia. So, don’t hesitate and join us on this day hike to its secondary peak: El Calderer.

The Generalitat de Catalunya declared Pedraforca a Natural Site of National Interest. The nearest towns are Slades and Gósol. And it marks the boundary for these municipalities, as well as the provinces of Lleida and Barcelona.

The peculiar shape of this magnificent peak consists in two ridges, the pollegons. The Enforcadura, a neck, connects these two parallel ridges. The superior one, receives the name of Pollegó Superior. And rises at 2,506 meters. Then, the ridge below, Pollegó Inferior stands at 2,444 meters. But, it is El Calderer, a secondary peak in this incredible mountain, that stands out for its beauty. Also, while most climbers attempt the main summit, not as many approach El Calderer. Therefore, we’ll get the sensation that the whole mountain is just for ourselves!

Our itinerary will begin at the Mirador de Gresolet. Thereon, we’ll take the main path to the refuge. Upon arrival, we’ll head to the secondary summit. The ascent will not be difficult, however it is quite steep. But the views we’ll enjoy from the top will be an amazing reward for our effort.

El Calderer is an ascent a little bit harder than the main ridge here. Also it is much wilder and it offers the most breathtaking views of the area. Would you like to climb it? Just send me a request at let me guide you to its summit.

Looking for another adventure? You can also join this multi-pitch rock climbing in Montserrat.

Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 190 Each

Group of 2

EUR 100 Each

Group of 3

EUR 75 Each

Group of 4

EUR 60 Each

Group of 5

EUR 55 Each

Group of 6

EUR 50 Each

Group of 7

EUR 45 Each

Group of 8

EUR 42 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Personal insurance

- Mountain guide expenses


Meeting point

Saldes town, at the bakery

Equipment you will need to bring




Watter bottle

About the guide

Tour guide Mountain / Mountain Leader Sports Technician and Rock Climbing Guide / Sport Climbing Technician

I’m Xavi Fàbregas, a certified climbing and mountain guide and a Biology graduated.

I started climbing as a child, where with a group of friends we started on multipitch climbing in the hand of the then guardian of Sant Benet. I have made several climbs in the Alps, Atlas, Southeast Asia, Patagonia, Jordan... and I love it! The Pyrenees its the place where I've toured more.


English | Catalan



What people are saying about Xavi Fábregas

hilary morgan


October, 2019

Xavi was a great guide. We had fun climbing with him. Montserrat was beautiful. He also connected us with climbing guides in Majorca

Deborah Liao


October, 2019

I had a lot of fun on my first outdoor rock climb. Thank you! Next time I'm in town again, I'll be sure to book another climbing outing.

Ronny Lehar


September, 2019

Very nice experience. Xavier is friendly, calm patient and v. Skilful

Janell Thurnauer


August, 2019

Xavi was a great guide. He was flexible with our needs and took us out for some great rock climbing! We would definitely recommend him and this trip to anyone interested in climbing while visiting Barcelona.

Kathy Tran


July, 2019

Xavi was very accommodating and friendly. It had rained the night before, but he gave us alternative options and we really enjoyed our multi-pitch experience. Thanks Xavi!!

Gustavo Queiroz


May, 2019

Xavi its a very simpatic and attention guy, with a great talking and explaining everything about Montserrat and climbing tips near tô Barcelona. The experience it couldnt be better. I really apreciate.

Matthew Jones


October, 2018

Xavi was wonderful. My daughter and I had a great climb. Early in our hike, while I was enjoying Xavi, I wondered if we really needed him. Then it became clear that it is easy to lose your way on Pedraforca and many do. It was much more enjoyable to have him with us and not have to worry about directions! We had some great conversations and learned a lot about Catalonia as well. Pedraforca itself is legendary, not because it is difficult but because it is so beautiful and unique.

Doug T.


September, 2018

great time

Björn Lundström


July, 2018

Great Guide and trekking!



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