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Midi d’Ossau, French Pyrenees, Guided Ascent

Midi d'Ossau

Reach the summit of the Midi d'Ossau, one of the most beautiful mountains in the French Pyrenees, with UIMLA certified guide Picus.

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Pyrenees

1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Intermediate


Description

While every mountain is unique, some peaks simply stand apart more than others. And the midi d’Ossau (2,884m), in the French Pyrenees, is definitely one of those peaks that stands apart.

Due to the Midi d’Ossau’s powerful individualism, it has become a symbolic mountain in the French Pyrenees. As a result, it has also become a very popular peak for climbers from around the world.

There are different ways we can scale this great mountain. One option is, for the purpose of acclimatization, that we make our way up to the Sallent de Gallego refuge, where we will spend the night, and climb to the summit the following day. Another option, for those who are already acclimatized and want a bigger challenge, is to ascend and descend the mountain in the same day. Regardless of which option you choose, you will get to enjoy a thrilling, challenging and unforgettable climbing experience.

Due to the size of the Midi d’Ossau, as well as the difficult spots it possesses, participants on this trip should have prior climbing experience. They should also be in good physical condition as well.

Reaching the summit of the Midi d’Ossau is a worthwhile accomplishment for any mountaineer. It is a sensational mountain that offers the kind of beauty you have to see to believe. If you would like to undergo this exciting adventure, just send me a request.

Would you like to reach the summit of the great Naranjo de Bulnes in Spain? I can guide you there either by the peaks’ challenging east or north face, or by way of its easier south face.

Details

Accommodation

The Sallent de Gallego refuge if you decide to stretch the climb into 2 days.

Meeting point

Either the Sallent de Gallego refuge or the parking lot in front of the mountain, depending on which ascending option you choose.

About the guide

My name is Picus Mazarredo and I am a sports technician in high mountain and sports technician in Climbing.

My passion has always been the mountain, as a child I remember the walks through the Pyrenees as something that has marked my life.
Trekking, snowshoeing and especially climbing, making ridges or ferratas is what I like the most and that is why I decided to make it my profession.

Since these studies did not exist in Valencia, I had to go out and look for them. This led me to study the Certificate of Initiation to the Mountain in Barcelona and later the Sports Technician of Media Mountain in Benasque where I stayed for a few years working as a guide in the Pyrenees.
Later I studied the Sports Technician in Climbing and I am currently studying with the Superior Sports Technician in Climbing.

Languages

French | English

Certificates

UIMLA

Residence

Valencia, Spain


What people are saying about Picus Mazarredo

Patrick Duffy

5.00

May, 2019

Picus was an excellent guide and the trip was incredible! Highly recommend.

Frank Lenkoski

5.00

April, 2019

The traveller did not leave a comment.


Prices per person, per day

Group of 1

EUR 207 Each

Group of 2

EUR 124 Each

Group of 3

EUR 83 Each

Group of 4

EUR 62 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Along with the guiding fee the price also includes necessary climbing equipment such as helmet, harness, rope and carabiners, liability insurance and a first aid kit. The price does not include transportation, meals, accommodation, activity insurance and personal expenses.




 

 

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