07-17 Reaching for the highest point in Pyrenees

[10 vs. 14]
Start from Hospital de Benasque
Bus to trailhead
Climbing up to 3,000 meters
We can see Aneto (3,404 m) in a distance and a snowy path to it with gradual elevation
Turn back around 3PM
One more night in Benasque

 


 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Overview

06:30 Wake up with alarm
07:10 Breakfast at the hotel (included)
08:00 Bus to the starting point (cash 4 x €2.45 = €9.80) 1910 m
09:00 Arrive to the hut – 2141 m
09:44 Start next leg – up the mountains
11:11 Guessing our way up among boulders and occasional markers (red dots and small stone pyramids)
07-17 14;25 They are returning from Aneto14:19 At elevation 2900 m we still have a hour to gain 100m
15:00 Reach our max elevation 3,046 m on the way to Mxxxxxx mountain without ant trail. Good visibility
Start going down without a trail
17:00 we are at 2700 m after several exiting snow slides on our backs
18:32 Arrive back to the hut – decide to go back to the Benasque
19:30 take a bus back at elevation 1908 m
20:00 I thought I made a reservation at Hospital Benasque, but instead it turned out to be Hostal Park Natural
20:40 Check in at the hotel – €58 + €12 dinner

(Visited 53 times, 1 visits today)

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  1. 07-04 First Steps in Paris (Friday, July 4, 2014) (2014/07/04)
  2. 07-05 Paris - View from a sharp angle (July 5-6, 2014) (2014/07/05)
  3. 07-07 Paris - Père Lachaise and Saint Denis (July 7-8, 2014) (2014/07/07)
  4. 07-09 From Paris to Beaugency [bo:zhensi:] (Wednesday, July 09, 2014) (2014/07/09)
  5. 07-10 Beaugency to Uzerche (Thursday, July 10, 2014) (2014/07/10)
  6. 07-11 Uzerche to Montignac and to Sarlat (Friday, July 11, 2014) (2014/07/11)
  7. 07-12 Sarlat, Rocamadour, Figeac and Bouziès (Saturday, July 12, 2014) (2014/07/12)
  8. 07-13 From Bouziès to Albi (Sunday, July 13 2014) (2014/07/13)
  9. 07-14 From Albi to Toulouse and to Auch (Monday, July 14 2014) (2014/07/14)
  10. 07-15 From Auch to Lupiac (birthplace of D'Artagnan) to Tabres (2014/07/15)
  11. 07-16 From Tabres into Spain and Pyrenees (2014/07/16)
  12. 07-17 Reaching for the highest point in Pyrenees (2014/07/17)
  13. 07-18 Monastery in Yesa, Navarra (Spain) (2014/07/18)
  14. 07-19 Back to France - Busy Biarritz (2014/07/19)
  15. 07-20 SUN - Bordeaux - city with large squares (2014/07/20)

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