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Mt. Perdido and Ordesa National Park

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Gavarnie, Languedoc - Roussillon, France

  • Activities

    Adventure, Skiing

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    4 days

  • Starting Location

    Gavarnie

  • Notes

    Maximum amount per guide is 6 people; previous experience and an intermediate level of ski touring is required

Highlights

  • Cross from France to Spain through the Brecha de Roland, a beautiful iconic mountain pass.
  • Explore Mt. Perdido and Ordesa National Park to discover a very unique landscape.
  • Enjoy discovering this beautiful region of the Pyrenees.

Guide

Trip Info

Have a thrilling skiing holiday in the Mount Perdido and Ordesa National Park on this four-day tour. You will admire the very different and unique landscape. Monte Perdido is the third highest peak in the Pyrenees, but the highest limestone mountain.

Depending on the level of the skiers and the weather, this backcountry ski tour can be adjusted from the standard itinerary. It is recommended participants have some experience in ski touring and it is for those looking for more challenging runs.

We begin from Gavarnie, France, to travel to Sarradets refuge. It is opened and fully serviced in spring but if we go in winter, we have to take our own food.

In the morning, we cross into Spain through the Brecha de Roland, a beautiful and iconic mountain pass. Two choices are given. For an easier option, we can go up and ski down from Taillon peak at 3,144 meters and spend the night in Goriz refuge. For a more challenging route, we can go both for Taillon and the Casque peak at 3,006 meters, before going down to Goriz.

From Goriz, we enjoying hitting Monte Perdido, 3,355 meters and spend the night again in Goriz refuge. Again, for a more challenging option, we can go up Monte Perdido and Torre de Marbore Gavarnie at 3,009 meters.

The last day will see us return to Gavarnie through Gabietos, closing a circular circuit.

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