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Val d’Aran guided 2-day splitboarding tour to Refugio Saboredo

Jon, IFMGA certified guide, wants to take you on this exciting 2-day splitboarding tour to Refugio Saboredo in the magical Val d'Aran located in the Spanish Pyrenees!

Mountain RangePyrenees
Duration2 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Are you ready to explore the beautiful Val d’Aran located in the heart of the Spanish Pyrenees? Join me on this exciting 2-day splitboarding tour and discover this amazing Spanish valley!

Located in the region of Catalonia in northern Spain, the charming mountain village of Salardú will be our starting point. From there, we will go to the Bonaigua Port (2,072 m / 6,798 ft). I will also guide you through the famous Gerber and Saboredo Valleys and we may even ascend the great Puig de Gerber (2744 meters)! Finally, we will rest and relax at the Saboredo mountain hut, where we will enjoy an exquisite meal made with organic products from the area.

Famous for its spectacular landscapes and high quality snow, Val d’Aran will be the perfect playground for our 2-day tour. You will need an intermediate ski or splitboarding level. Also, keep in mind you will require to be physically fit. For a more detailed description of the trip, take a look at the itinerary below!

Are you ready to explore Val d’Aran? Then contact me and let’s start planning your trip! I will make sure to accommodate your requests and desires. 

If you are looking for a more challenging splitboarding trip, you can also join me on this Monte Rosa guided splitboarding week traverse.

Accommodation

Hut

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Necessary material: - Complete ski touring/ splitboarding equipment, blades .. - Backpack (about 30-40L), with straps carry the skis. - Thermal underwear. - Second layer of coat, ... (fine forrillo, fleece, fiber jacket, ...) - Goretex jacket and trousers or similar. - Cap, gloves (two pairs) and glasses, also goggles. - Food to snack during the traverse. We will only get breakfasts and dinners in the shelters. (nuts, dried fruit, bars, chocolate, cookies, good sausage ... think about the weight of the food we will take during the trip.) You can buy food in the shelters if you want. - Sack sheet if you want, in the shelters there are blankets. - Sun cream, lip balm. - Neceser, only with essentials. - Cash. - Federated card in case you have it.

Meeting point

Vielha

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Itinerary

Day 0: Meeting in Vielha

Meeting in Vielha.

Day 1: Salardú- Saboredo

Meeting at the parking lot of Salardú at 8:30.

After an equipment check, we will go to the Bonaigua parking lot of La Peulla (30min).

At 9.30 we will go to Gerber Valley, cross the lake with the same name and go to the Saboredo hill or the Estanh Gelat from where we will descend to the refuge.

We can also ascend to Puig de Gerber (2744 mt).

Hours: 5-6 hours from the parking.

Total difference in altitude:   + 800m, -400m

Day 2: Last day!

We will have different possibilities depending on the group’s wishes. First we will ascend the Tuc Gran of Sendrosa (2703 mt) and from there we can descend directly through the Tredos Valley to the parking lot where the taxi will pick us up (4-5 hours).

Another option will be to descend to the pass and continue along the peaks of Pishader, Petit Sendrosa, Cap dera Aubeta and descend through the Ruda valley (harder and depending on conditions, +1000, -1500m., 8 hours)


About the guide

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UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Spain

I’m a mountain guide and alpine ski instructor and trainer.

Since many years ago I enjoy transmitting the enthusiasm that I feel for the mountains, in any of the possible mountain disciplines: alpinism, ski, climbing…

I’ve always had a special interest for sports and teaching sports at all levels, from beginners to complex guiding in all kind of mountain terrain.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 908 each

Group of 2

EUR 454 each

Group of 3

EUR 303 each

Group of 4

EUR 227 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


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