To the top of the MONTE PERDIDO (3355M): 4 days/ 3 nights
Trekking through the National Park of Ordesa up to the top of the highest limestone mountain in Europe: the Monte Perdido
12 Aug, 10:00 – 15 Aug, 21:00
Meeting poing, Palau Reial, carrer de John Maynard Keynes, 2, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
About the activity
Total Price: €385 (4 days and 3 nights)
€365 if you have a car and if you can pick up 3 people or more from Barcelona.
Advance payment requested: €185
The remaining amount will be paid in cash on the day of the activity.
[IMPORTANT INFORMATION: in order to participate to this activity, it is necessary to have participated to a previous activity with us with a positive elevation gain of more than 1000m or to proof you have a similar experience on your own. This way, we can assess whether your current fisical condition corresponds to the requirement of this activity. ]
This magnificent circular journey will allow us to discover one of the most beautiful areas of the Aragonese Pyrenees: the National Park of Ordesa y Monte Perdido (the lost mountain). The goal of this journey is to ascent to the top of the highest limestone mountain range in Europe at 3355m. Are you in for this adventure?
Here is the program:
Day 1: arrival at Torla, visit of the village, check of the backpacks of all participants.
Day 2: way up to the Shelter of Goritz (2200m)
Distance: 13,5km ; Elevation gain: +1178m -328m
Day 3: way up to the summit of Montse perdido (from the Goriz shelter)
Distance: 8km ; Elevation gain: +1160m -1160m
Day 4: way back to Torla.
Distance: 12km ; Elevation gain: +300m -1137m
Difficulty: High (experience in hiking from 7 to 8 hours a day is required woth gain of altitudes of 1000 -1500m+).
Total distance: 33,5Km
Total elevation gain: 2638m +
Technical difficulty: 🔘🔘🔘🔘⚪
How do we get there? Sharing private cars from Barcelona. In the booking process, we will ask you if you have a car and how many people can go with you. Each passenger will pay the driver €25 to cover gas and car costs.
Accommodation and meals:
We'll spend the first night in a comfortable hostal in Linás de Broto (shares rooms with bunk beds). We'll spend the next two nights in the designated camping area at the Góriz shelter, located at 2200m, in the heart of the Park and surrounded by postcard landscapes. Even though we'll be sleeping in the tents, we'll have access to lockers and hot showers in the shelter and will have breakfast and dinners seved in the shelter. Optionnaly you can request them to prepare a picnic for the next day (recommended +€13 per picnic).
What to bring:
Mountain footwear (vibram-type sticky sole, with goretex-type waterproof membrane and with a cane that protects the ankles is highly recommended)
Sun protection (glasses, hat, sun cream and lip protection)
Mountain clothes suitable for high mountains (breathable and comfortable)
Waterproof jacket (required)
Fleece + down (or synthetic) jacket (even though it's summer, you have to take into account at this altitude, it can be quite very cold)
Gloves, hat and buff
Spare clothes to change in the shelter
Headlamp / flashlight (spare batteries)
Tent and camping mat (optional: you can rent that material for 10€ at the shelter)
Picnic and snacks for the 3 days (unless you choose full board for the days at the shelter)
Walking sticks (highly recommended)
Towel and flip flops
Backpack + backpack cover (40-45L approx.)
First aid blanket
Basic first aid kit
Maximum of participants: 8
+ Price includes:
4 days with official mountain guide (TD2)
3 nights (1 in the hostal and 2 in the campsite)
Half board at the campsite
2 bus trips from Torla to Ordesa and back
Insurance in case of accident + CL
- Not included:
Transportation from barcelona: € 25 to the driver to cover gasoline and car expenses
Lunch Picnic (optional: 1 in the hostel +€9,50 and 2 in the shelter +€13 per day)
Additional expenses in the shelters (extra drinks, etc.)
Expenses caused by the abandonment of the route for any reason or expenses caused by changes in the route for security reasons (transfers, changes in shelters, etc.)
Everything not specified in the section + Price Includes
If you cancel up to 30 days before the activity, we'll send you a voucher so that you can use 100% of the down payment for any further trip.
If you cancel between 29 and 8 days before the activity, the payment of 50% of the total value of the trip be required. In case of last-minute cancellation (less than 7 days), the payment of the total value of the trip will be required.
Covid19: in case of being positive for coronavirus or having to quarantine for having been in contact with a positive, we'll send you a voucher so that you can use 100% of the down payment for any further trip (presenting medical documentation). In case of official mobility restrictions implemented by the government, a 100% refund will be made.
Passengers Downpayment (48%)
Total price: €385 Remaining €