We’ll leave from Madrid and do a small excursion to the Congosto del Ventamillo, Benasque Valley and Somontano.
Distance: 8 km. Elevation gain/loss: +180/-180m.
From the San Jaime bridge, we’ll use the GR-11 to reach Estos Valley. We’ll go through the Santa Ana Cabin, Perdiguero, Coma Cabin, Estos Refuge and Batisielles Lake. On the afternoon, we’ll visit the town of Benasque.
Distance: 16 km. Elevation gain/loss: +515/-515m.
The Portillón de Benasque is the historic pass to France. We’ll leave from the Benasque Hotel (1,758m) to reach the Portillón (2,444m), going through a wonderful lookout of the Aneto-Maladetas and the Posets massif. On the afternoon, we’ll visit Anciles.
Distance: 12 km. Elevation gain/loss: +686/-686m.
There are two options for this day:
Distance: 15 km. Elevation gain/loss: +420/-420m.
We’ll follow the Remuñe River up to a lookout of the Malpas and Cabrioules peaks
Distance: 15 km. Elevation gain/loss: +560/-560m.
Distance: 4 km. Elevation gain/loss: +100/-100m.
Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid.
To reserve a spot, you need to deposit 40% of the total price.
Make sure to bring:
-Comfortable and light clothes for hiking
-Warm clothes for the night
-Long and short pants for hiking
-20-30 liter backpack
-Sunscreen and lip balm
-Swimsuit and extra pair of shoes if you’re doing the canyoning option.
I've been a guide for 15 years, travelling around mountains all over the world guiding and participating in expeditions.
I like guiding trekking and hiking, and I am also canyoning guide and specialist. Nowadays I teach in Madrid's guiding school.
Some of my favourites trips are Tour del Mont Blanc, Senda Camille (Pyrenees), Tour del Cervino, Tour del Monte Rosa and Tour del Aneto.
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