• Trip duration
    4 days
  • Trip level
    Intermediate
  • Max people per guide
    6 people
  • Mountain range
    Pyrenees
  • Best period
    Feb, Mar, Apr

Description

In this 4-day program we will go ski touring in Mt. Perdido and Ordesa National Park, discovering a very different and unique landscape.

Monte Perdido is the third highest peak in the Pyrenees, but the highest calcareous (limestone) mountain.

We will have a standard itinerary, but according to the level of the participants we can slightly change the activity every day. So this program is suitable both for those skiers who just have some experience in ski touring, but also for those looking for more challenging runs.

We will meet in Gavarnie, in France. During the second day we will cross from France to Spain through the Brecha de Roland. Then we will ascend the Taillon peak and maybe the Casque peak as well. The main focus of the third day is the ascent of Monte Perdido. Finally, we will return from Goriz (in Spain) to Gavarnie.

I like this program because it offers different options for different levels. You can see more details of the options in the detailed itinerary below. But you need some previous experience and an intermediate level of ski touring.

So don’t hesitate to contact me if you are interested in discovering this beautiful region of the Pyrenees, ski touring in Mt. Perdido and Ordesa National Park. I’ll be glad to guide you there! Another great option to enjoy ski touring in the Pyrenees is to combine it with heliski, check it out.

Itinerary

Day 1

Sarradets refuge

Starting from Gavarnie, in France, during the first day we will go to Sarradets refuge. Sarradets is opened and fully serviced in spring, but if we go in winter we have to take our own food.

Day 2

France to Spain

We will do the crossing from France to Spain through the Brecha de Roland, a beautiful and iconic mountain pass. If we go for an easier option, we can go up and ski down from Taillon peak (3144m), and spend the night in Goriz refuge. If we want to do something more challenging we can go both for Taillon and the Casque peak (3006m), before going down to Goriz.

Day 3

Monte Perdido

From Goriz, we skin up and ski down Monte Perdido (3355m), and spend the night again in Goriz refuge. If we want a more challenging option, we can go up Monte Perdido and Torre de Marboré/Gavarnie (3009m).

Day 4

Return to Gavarnie

We return from Goriz to Gavarnie through Gabietos, closing a circular circuit.

Price per person

Price includes

  • Guiding fee

Other details

Meeting point

At Gavarnie, in France.

Disclaimer

I may have to adapt the program depending on the conditions and the level of the participants.