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Via Ferrata Croqueta de Obarra in the Spanish Pyrenees

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Enjoy one of the most beautiful via ferrata routes in the Aragonese Pyrenees, in northern Spain, led by IFMGA-certified mountain guide Javier.


1 Day

All year




Croqueta de Obarra is located in the Aragonese Pyrenees, in the province of Huesca, northern Spain. The Aragonese Pyrenees feature the highest and wildest rugged peaks in the Pyreness Range (3,404m), offering many attractive via ferrata routes for all levels.

Considered a level 4 route, Croqueta de Obarra is one of the most challenging ferratas in the autonomous community of Aragon. It comprises three different sections that progressively increase in difficulty.

During the journey, we will ascend a total slope of about 327 meters, over an estimate of four kilometers in three hours, up to the summit at 1,396 meters. We will climb a mix of hard, steep rocky walls and a few easier ones, and cross three Tibetan (suspended) bridges, while enjoying breathtaking views to the valley shaped by the Isabena River. Once we reach the summit, we will have an estimated one-hour descent.

While this is not an easy route, we will find many escape trails along the way, in case any climber would like to call it a day earlier.

Try this exciting via ferrata getaway in the Aragonese Pyrenees. Send me your booking request now!

If you are looking for other activities in the Spanish Pyrenees, I recommend the guided ascent to Gran Vignemale and the climbing 3,144m Balaitous or Pico Moros.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

About the guide

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Mountain Guide

IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide

My name is Javier. I'm from Jaca in the Aragon Pyrenees. I'm an IFMGA certified mountain guide. I have also a special certificate for climbing and canyoning. I'm also a ski instructor.

What I like the most in my job:
- ski touring during the winter
- mountaineering in the Pyrenees during the summer
- trekking in the Himalayas during the autumn

Please get in touch with me and let me guide you across these beautiful mountains of the Pyrenees ! I know every corner of them. I will be happy to show you the beautiful secret spots here.


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What people are saying about Javier


A HUGE thank you for all your help in the build up to our Monte Perdido attempt yesterday! Our guide Luis (from Javier's team) was absolutely brilliant and helped us reach the summit unscathed (despite the snowy conditions - which were apparently not ideal for amateurs!).



Luis was the guide Javier organised. He was very professional, guided us to the top (and back) seamlessly, set a pace that suited both of us. He also pointed out various points of interest. Would definitely recommend Luis. Also, Javier was very helpfull in providing information for another area I was visiting.



Great 2 days - better communications would be nice



We had a guide named David he was very very good and everything worked perfect. Can only recommend climbing Aneto :)



We had a fantastic trip. Our guide, Fernando, was amazing - he was very knowledgable about the area, extremely helpful and overall a great guy. Even though the weather was quite bad, this was one of the most amazing hike I´ve ever been on. Higly recommened the guide and the trip.

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