Spanish Pyrenees from lake to lake in Alt Sobira (Lerida).
Pyrenees Mountains hike or trek, adaptable to all levels of difficulty
(family hike to sportily).Trekking,
hiking and walking the Spanish Pyrenees,through the Catalan Natural Park.
for this Pyrenean hike is early July (photo) to half of August
of cool or more adventurous hike and trek, possible as a guide service
family trekking for families with kids (made to measure family hike).
Hiking along almost forgotten and seldom walked high level route paths
to Catalonia's most beautiful Pyrenees mountain lakes : the Romedo
Lakes, Mont Roig and the Ventelao lakes.
Level of difficulty ***
(adaptable), Landscape and photos ***, Wildlife **, Flowers *
Real Pyrenees trekking = hiking
with rucksack and tent and only what one really needs up into the high
mountains along high hidden and forgotten paths only know by those
shepherds and mountaineers that know and find them because they live
This private trekking is organized and made
to measure according to your hiking profile, experience and wishes.
but cool trekking, hiking with rucksack and tent from lake to lake.
Crossing the Spanish border West to the Romedo Lakes in the Certascan
massive, walking further West to Mont Roig and Ventelao lakes back to
Miglos along other high level route trails to some more beautiful wild
lakes. Climbing Peak Mont Roig. If we don't make to much noise we might
see a lot of Chamois. We come back using different high level routes
and even lesser known paths.
Level of difficulty : Learners and hikers. This is real
trekking : There is some off the path hiking and along high sheep
trails walking. Our guide service can adapt the level of difficulty
choosing othe paths.
rhythm : around 4 to max. 5 hours walking per day,
two base camps one at the Romedo Lakes and one underneath Mont Roig so
we can walk and hike those days without a rucksack and explore in
depth the area,. One day relaxing half way the tour. Rhythm adapted for families with kids family hikes
Itinerary Pyrenees trekking in Alt Sobira.
If you wish come to our house in Miglos
about 5-6 p.m. , meet and stay here overnight, we'll organize for our
evening meal and breakfast together.
Day 1 : Hiking l'Artigue
(1203M) up along in 3 stages the ancient mule path to Lladorre,
Ruines of Orrhys de Mespelat ( 1780M) a protohistoric village in
(summer only) use up to some 40 years ago for cheese making the main
orrhy (some kind of large stone iglo) was used by the shepherd until 10
years ago, Legunes d'Alt, Orrhys del Courtal,
Lladorre Pass .
Spanish Pyrenees hike Day
8 Lakes : Hiking along Estany del Cortal, still
France looks like some Zen garden with its small waterfall and the now
blooming red and yellow flowers. Crossing Lladorre Pass (2444M) used
during WWII for escape to freedom, we are in Spain : Estany d'Aguillio
d'Alt, down to Lake Aguilio de Baix, Up again from lake to lake around
Serrat de Seno : Guilio de Baix, Gullio d'alt, Golatx, Seno, ... .
Camping at Romedo d'Alt (2100M).
Spanish Pyrenees trek Day
3, 2 Lakes :
we prefer walking the shortcuts only known to shepherds and
mountaineers to reach Certascans hut and the lake heading for
Certascans pass (2640M) to Estany Blanc de Guerrosos (2620M).
Spanish Pyrenees hike Day 4, 5
Lakes : from Guerosso Blanc Lake walking down to the two blue
Guerroso Lakes and Estany Blaus looking for the almost invisible path
to lake Flamicella (2207M) quiet and romantic between meadows and
pine-trees. Following some rare "cairns" - sometimes only one ! stone
- hiking to Estany del Port lake, crossing the landscape off the
path to the well and the ruins of Orrhys de Fangasal (2000M).
Camping near lake Estany Ribera de Baix.
Walking Spanish Pyrenees, Day
5, 2 Lakes : Off the paths across high meadows and open pine-tree
woods from Estany Ribera de Baix to the Refugi Mont Roig (2280M) a free
unguarded hut above the lovely Llavera lake. We camp at the lake or
stay overnight in the hut.
Day 6, 9 Lakes : Hiking up
the Catalan Pyrenees to Estany de la Galina de Baix, Estanyet de
Galina, Estany de la Galina, Estany Major de la Galina, the torrent
falls from lake to lake in 4 stages up, The old path somewhat difficult
to find searches Verantepass (2640M) above lake Verante and
Estany de la Gola (2300M) heading SW to the 3 Ventelau lakes (2460M).
Catalan Pyrenees trekking, Day 7
(or 6) : Pause and camping at Ventelau main lake or
climbing Mount Roig (2847M) with just a light rucksack (panorama).
Day 8, 7 Lakes :
Ventelau lake, Col del Forn Peak Ventelau (2849M) walking down passing
Mont Roig refuge to the high valley (2050M) and hiking up again now
heading to the 3 Estanys (lakes) Ribera d'Alt (2258M).
Day 9, 5 Lakes : Estanys
Ribera d'Alt, walking along the goats trail just underneath the border
to France to Estany de Mariola, Estany de Montarenyo, Estany del Port,
Estany Flamicella d'Alt back to Estany de Flamicella (2207M) where we
camp and observe chamois, they aren't very shy here.
Day 10, 4 Lakes taking
another path to hike down from Flamicella to and old ruined hut and up
again crossing Noarre Pass (2661M), a wild and silent valley :
Estany Gros and both Estaniosos de Serra Plana, another pass down and
up to Certascans Pass (2640M) and Certascans (2240M)
to Estany Punturri here overnight camping.
Day 11 :5 Lakes using
the normal route to lake Romedo d'Alt down to lake Romedo de Baix
(2020M) up along the torrent to the 3 Aguillo Lakes and Lladore Pass to
camp at silent Courtal lake (2280M).
Day 12 : End of this Spanish
Pyrenees hike Trek : down to the l'Artigue (1230M)
This hike can be prolonged to 14 days.
Pyrenees private hikes Guide Service Terms :
Basic cost : 100€ a day (1 participant), + 50€ a
day (2nd participant), + 25€ a day (3rd participant), + 10€ a
day (4th participant) + 5€ a day per participant more.
For legal reasons you
need to become a member (membership fee is included).
Included : guiding, hiking tents.
Not included :
other gear, food
and travel costs.
staying in huts the guide's costs (board and
lodging) are yours, this is usual.
When needed :
gear can be
hired (2€ per overnight each), ask
Leader : Richard van
Egdom. experienced and certified mountain leader, lives in the Pyrenees knows
them as the back of his hand. Contact him
in time check available dates now :
Practical information : Tips for a lighter Rucksack, how to get to the
Pyrenees, more about us,