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!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

4 days

Mountain Range

Pyrenees

People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

Type of Trip

Group

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.

 

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

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
390 EUR

Group of 2
390 EUR

Group of 3
390 EUR

Group of 4
390 EUR

Group of 5
390 EUR

Group of 6
390 EUR

Group of 7
390 EUR

Group of 8
390 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
 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.
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Eriste (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 3Estós 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 4Biadós 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 5Optional day

    Ascent to Posets. 

     

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

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.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I am a High Mountain Professional Guide and a Geology Graduate. I am also a member of the AEGM (Spanish Association of Mountains Guides).

I have wide experience developing and guiding trips. I practice different activities, like alpinism and skiing. But I never forgot cycling, my other big passion.

As CEO and Travel Guide of Muntania Outdoors, I enjoy sharing all of my experience and enthusiasm for exploring new destinations to create new trips for my guests.

 
 
 


 

 

What People are Saying about Hugo Cózar

 

This was a fantastic trip, and it exceeded all of our expectations! Our guide Alberto was amazing, as he was able to exactly pace our group as we needed. His experience and knowledge truly showed on this trip. I would highly recommend your company and Alberto as a guide to anyone wanting to see the Picos de Europa.
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