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Around Aneto

Day 2 part 1 The second leg of the walk is a dawn to dusk affair. It’s a brutally tough day’s walking – but also...

Hecho Valley

By Dave Jones THE HECHO Valley in the Pyrenees, to the west of the historic city of Jaca, is a verdant area which is well...

Bisaurín (2,670 metres)

BISAURÍN is the highest peak in this western section of the Pyrenees, with the giants of the range grouped in the centre of the...

Camprodon

By Dave Jones THE HISTORIC town of Camprodon in the Pyrenees of Cataluña is a wonderful base for a short walking holiday. Lying at the...

Around Aneto

Day 1 (part 2) FROM the Vallibierna pass, the walker descends on the GR-11 footpath towards the glacial lake, the Estany de Cap de Llauset...

Cocoll (1,048 metres)

THIS is a well-signposted walk from the village of Benigembla up to the summit of Cocoll (1,048 metres). The route makes use of the...

Pyrenees autumn walk

By Dave Jones IT’S onto the GR-11 trans-Pyrenean footpath for our autumn walk. This stage, from Baños de Panticosa to Sallent de Gallego, is one...

Back to Benasque

By Dave Jones It’s a long way to Benasque – but it’s worth the effort. With copious winter snowfalls – and more in the spring...

Archerito glacial lake

By Dave Jones AS the signpost points out, it’s only 4km from the start point to the glacial lake, the Ibón de Archerito. The path...

Benijófar to the giant’s cauldron

AS befits a giant’s cauldron, there is more than one way to reach the one in the Vega Baja, which lies between Benijófar and...

Around Aneto

Day 3 THE FINAL day of the walk is a stroll in the park compared with what has gone before. With just 8km to cover back...

Autumn in the Pyrenees

By Dave Jones AFTER a long, hot summer, life is returning to the Pyrenees with the precipitation that the autumn brings. Mountains streams have been...

Snow walking

By Dave Jones WALKERS are often looking for new challenges and ways to indulge their passion for the mountains. And, as winter approaches, snow walking...

Benasque – part 2

THE BASIC route outlined here, below the famous peaks of the Maladeta Massif, is one of the most popular in the Pyrenees. Best avoided...

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