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Snowshoeing weekend from Refugi dels Estanys de la Pera, Spain (2 days)

Discover a true winter wonderland with Patrick, an alpine guide, who wishes to show you the best spots of Catalonia or Andorra. Join him on this snowshoeing weekend in Spain, departing from Refugi dels Estanys de la Pera.

Duration2 days
Offer periodJan
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Discover another side of Spain on this snowshoeing adventure.

  • Venture across fantastic sceneries, ski resorts, valleys, peaks and ponds.

  • Visit some of the best mountain huts in the region.

Description

Live an unforgettable weekend on this snowshoeing program in Spain, departing from Refugi dels Estanys de la Pera.

Spain is famous for its exquisite gastronomy, intriguing history and culture. But during winter, it gets blessed with fresh and pristine snow. Thus, creating a world of fantastic winter sceneries. And one of the best ways to explore these marvellous lands is snowshoeing across them.

Furthermore, I have chosen one of Spain’s most enchanting mountain refuges for accommodation: Estanys de la Pera. Standing at 2,357 meters, this charming refuge, lies on the southern slope of the Perafita port in the province of Lleida. It is right next to the ponds of Pera, which we can explore during our adventure.

On the first day of our journey, we’ll depart from the Aransa ski resort. Then, we’ll explore the circus of Bassot. Thereon, we’ll head towards the shelter of the Estanys. Upon arrival, we’ll enjoy hypnotizing views of the area, and of course get a good night sleep.

The next day, we’ll climb the Pic dels Estanyons, to enjoy breathtaking vistas of the Madriu valley. This dazzling valley was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO, so it’s something you cannot miss. Finally, to end our journey, we’ll descend back to the Aransa resort.

Please note, this trip requires a good fitness level. Although it does not require any previous experience or a particular technique. I’ll show you how to use the snowshoes correctly. And the maximum altitude we’ll reach will be 600 meters on a slope.

If you wish to take part of this adventure, don’t hesitate and send me a request. It will be my pleasure to guide you across this winter wonderland in Spain.

You can also check this ski touring in Andorra, 5 days in the Pyrenees.

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Accommodation

Mountain refuges.

More info

Please bring a backpack for walking (minimum 35 liters), as well as the adequate material and clothes for winter. For the nights, bring a sleeping bag and a spare change of clothes. We provide the rackets and sticks. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate on contacting me.

Meeting point

Depending on the weekend, For instance, on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., we'll meet at the bar of the Aransa ski resort. And the activity ends on Sunday 13th at 16:00 p.m. in the same place

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About the guide

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High Mountain Sports technician (certification from La Pobla de Segur IES) and member of AGAMA (Andorra Mountain Guides Association).

I have been a mountain guide since 2004. I started out as a mountain leader and now I am a mountain guide.
I love the mountain in general, but what I prefer is climbing. I have traveled to many countries around the world to climb: Morocco, Jordan, United States and Greece.
With customers, I really like mountain skiing, climbing peaks and skiing in good snow!
I hope to share the mountain with you, convey my passion and have fun with your company!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 160 each

Group of 2

EUR 160 each

Group of 3

EUR 160 each

Group of 4

EUR 160 each

Group of 5

EUR 160 each

Group of 6

EUR 160 each

Group of 7

EUR 160 each

Group of 8

EUR 160 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

€155 per person. The price includes the guide fee, on half board accommodation (dinner and breakfast). The prices vary depending on the weekend and the option you choose. And you don't have to pay for the rackets.


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