We offer you a four days trekking surrounding the majestic Monte Perdido in the spectacular Ordesa National Park (Huesca) in the heart of the Pyrenean mountain range.
From de top of Ordesa Valley we will start the tour crossing Balcón de Pineta, Brecha de Tucarroya, Circo d’Estaube, Circo de Gavarnie, Brecha Roldán, Circo de Góriz and Faja de las Flores, and passing by the mountain huts of Goriz, Pineta, Espuguettes and Serradets.
The terrain varies from rough areas to grasslands and forest paths. The big rock snow-topped walls will accompany us during the walk.
It is a great getaway to enjoy some of the most famous point en the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park.
The Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park is located in the Huesca Pyrenees, Aragon (Spain). It occupies the municipalities of Bielsa, Fanlo, Puértolas, Tella-Sin, Torla and Broto and it receives over 600.000 visitors per year.
The Park cover 15.608 hectares and it has a peripheral protection zone of 19.679 hectares. The altitude ranges from 700 m. in Vellós River to 3.355 m. in the Monte Perdido summit.
Without doubt this Park is a jewel of nature, with a geomorphology created by the erosive glacial action, where you can find huge vertical walls, beech woods, waterfalls and a varied fauna.
Brecha de Rolando is a narrow col of 40 m wide and 100 m high, located at 2.804 meters high in the Monte Perdido massif. Legend has it that this gap was created by Rolando, Charlemagne’s nephew, while he was trying to destroy his sword hitting it against the rock after the battle of Roncesvalles.
Monte Perdido is the highest limestone massif in Europe with a summit of 3.355 meters high.
It is important to carry little weight in the backpack to walk comfortably, so it is recommended to take only the essential material and clothing. We will inform you so you backpack weighs no more than 6-8 kilos.