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Ruta de los Tres Refugios: 4-day trek in Posets-Maladeta Natural Park

Follow AEGM certified mountain guide Hugo on this Ruta de los Tres Refugios 4-day trek in Posets-Maladeta Natural Park and discover the magical atmosphere of the Aragonese Pyrenees!

Mountain RangePyrenees
Duration4 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Improve your trekking skills with the help of an expert local guide.

  • Spend 3 unforgettable nights in different remote and charming mountain huts.

  • Marvel at the unique alpine landscapes with spectacular views.

Description

If you are looking for the perfect hiking adventure in one of the most emblematic national parks in Spain, then search no more! Follow me on this Ruta de los Tres Refugios: 4-day trek in Posets-Maladeta Natural Park!

Located in the northern Province of Huesca, within the Aragonese Pyrenees, the Posets-Maladeta Natural Park is famous for having the highest concentration of peaks with an altitude over 3,000 meters. From Aneto (3,404 m), the highest mountain in this mountain range, to Posets (3,369 m)Perdiguero (3,221 m) and Alba (3,118 m) we won’t stop marveling at these summit’s breathtaking views. 

I have carefully organized this 4-day itinerary where each day we’ll find a new place to explore. By following the Tres Refugios route, we’ll discover the Chistau Valley, the Eriste Hill, the charming mountain lakes of Ibones de Batisielles and more!

Throughout this trip, participants will hike for approximately 6 hours per day and from hut to hut, they will get to see this natural paradise in all of its glory. Technically speaking this isn’t a difficult journey, but all participants will need to be physically fit and have some trekking experience.

Does this Ruta de los Tres Refugios: 4-day trek in Posets-Maladeta Natural Park sound tempting? Then send your request and prepare to explore this Spanish natural treasure!

You may also check out my other trekking programs like this 5-day trek in Picos de Europe, Spain

Accommodation

Mountain huts

More info

Necessary equipment: It is important to carry a light backpack (6-8 Kg), so it is recommended to carry just the required clothes and equipment. If you do not have all the equipment you can rent it, please ask if you are in doubt. • Backpack (between 25-35 liters) • Trekking boots or sneakers • Telescopic poles • Sunglasses • Head lamp (extra batteries) • Sheet-sleeping bad • Canteen or camelback (minimum 1 litre) • First aid kit and essential equipment • Sunscreen and SPF lip balm • Camera • Technical clothes: o Socks o Long and light trekking pants o Thermal t-shirt (base layer). A spare one. o Fleece jacket or similar (second layer) o Gore-Tex or similar jacket and pants (third layer) o Primaloft jacket or similar o Light and thick gloves o Woollen cap and sun cap All itineraries are subject to changes depending on weather conditions, snow or participants.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Eriste (1,300 m) - Ángel Orus mountain hut (2,148 m)

We will start our trekking by ascending through the woods. Later, in a more open terrain we´ll reach the hut, located in a beautiful area with gorgeous views.

Elevation gain +650 m. – 30 m descent.

Distance: 3,5 km. Estimated time: 2-3 hours

Day 2: Angel Orus mountain hut (2,148 m) - Ibones de Batisielles - Estos Hut (1,890 m)

This will be a very interesting day due to the varied terrain and the breathtaking views. It’s a beautiful landscape dotted with the Ibones de Batisielles (mountain lakes) and high and sharp needles. We will cross an easy valley to reach the mountain hut.  

Elevation gain +1.000 m.  – 1.100 m descent.

Distance: 14 km. Estimated time: 6-7 hours

Day 3: Estós Hut (1,890 m) - Puerto de Chistau or Estós (2,700 m) - Biadós Hut (1,740 m)

After having a rest in this magnificent natural landscape surrounded by high mountains we will start the ascent to the Chistau Valley.

We’ll enjoy the views of the Alba Peak  (3,118 m), an emblematic mountain of the Benasque Valley. 

Then we’ll descend towards Biadós mountain hut.  

Elevation gain +800 m.  – 950 m descent.

Distance: 12 km. Estimated time: 5-6 hours

Day 4: Biadós hut (1,740 m) - Forqueta de Eriste Hill - Ángel Orus hut (2,148 m)

Last day to end the circular tour of Posets. We will face a long ascent with an elevation gain of 1,100 m to reach Eriste Hill. Then, we’ll finish our 4-day trip by descending through the green valley.

Elevation gain +1.200 m.  – 1.400 m descent.

Distance: 15 km. Estimated time: 7-8 hours

Day 5: Optional day

Ascent to Posets. 

 


About the guide

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Exploring Spain is part of the travel agency Muntania Outdoors S.L., (CICMA 2608) specialised in adventure trips and nature and mountain activities.

Muntania started off in 2011 and since then it has been successful in positioning itself in more than 30 countries around the world as well as getting the support of renowned sponsors. Last year more than 2000 customers chose Muntania for their trips.

Exploring Spain focuses all its activities in Spain, where its main office is located, hence the know-how, the experience and the local knowledge of Muntania´s team, necessary to create an exceptional trip to discover the most special locations. We offer a different way to get to know Spain with a great variety of trips where we combine nature and outdoor activities with the pleasures of savouring the best gastronomy and the cultural richness. We provide a multilingual service and personal attention so our customers leave with the best impressions.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 403 each

Group of 2

EUR 403 each

Group of 3

EUR 403 each

Group of 4

EUR 403 each

Group of 5

EUR 403 each

Group of 6

EUR 403 each

Group of 7

EUR 403 each

Group of 8

EUR 403 each

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Price details

• Min. number of participants: 3 / Price for federated is €375/Price does not include: *Flights ( We may offer this service for an additional cost of €15)*Transportation to the start and end points of the trail. *Lunches. They will take place in the mountain.*Any drinks not included in the half board mountain huts (dinner and breakfast).*Any additional activity.*Any extra cost due to changes for unforeseen weather or safety reasons.


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