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Photo of Tosall Bovinar from Lles de Cerdanya Photo of Tuc de Lhuça from Refugi Colomers Photo of Ventosa Hut to Restanca Hut via Pic Montardo 2833m

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  • Tosall Bovinar from Lles de Cerdanya

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    near Arànser, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    8.00mi
    Elevation +
    3068f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo ofTosall Bovinar from Lles de Cerdanya Photo ofTosall Bovinar from Lles de Cerdanya Photo ofTosall Bovinar from Lles de Cerdanya

    A nice mountain with easy access from Cadi tunnel / Cerdanya / La Seu d'Urgell. Not 5 star due to the long traverse needed at the start and end to get across from Lles de Cerdanya, which is a cross-country ski station. M...

  • Tuc de Lhuça from Refugi Colomers

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    near Vaqueira-Beret, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    4.34mi
    Elevation +
    2031f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofTuc de Lhuça from Refugi Colomers Photo ofTuc de Lhuça from Refugi Colomers Photo ofTuc de Lhuça from Refugi Colomers

    A nice peak close to the Colomers refuge, easy to climb up, fun to ski down, and with great views from the top. We didn't go to the highest point, which is at the east end of the summit ridge. With good snow you can skin...

  • near Taüll, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    5.28mi
    Elevation +
    2178f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofVentosa Hut to Restanca Hut via Pic Montardo 2833m Photo ofVentosa Hut to Restanca Hut via Pic Montardo 2833m Photo ofVentosa Hut to Restanca Hut via Pic Montardo 2833m

    The normal route from the Ventosa Hut to the Restanca Hut, including the popular climb of Pic Montardo 2833m on the way. Note: our descent line to the hut is skiers right (north) of the normal descent line to the hut, i...

  • Refugi Colomers from Aiguamòg valley parking

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    near Tredós, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    5.53mi
    Elevation +
    2139f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofRefugi Colomers from Aiguamòg valley parking Photo ofRefugi Colomers from Aiguamòg valley parking Photo ofRefugi Colomers from Aiguamòg valley parking

    The normal route in to the Colomers Refuge from the parking (where the road closes due to snow) in the Aiguamòg valley, accessed by a turn-off the main road in the village of Salardú (follow national park signs). Follows...

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  • Lles - Refugi de l'Illa (day 1/2 of the tour)

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    near Arànser, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    7.58mi
    Elevation +
    3675f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofLles - Refugi de l'Illa (day 1/2 of the tour) Photo ofLles - Refugi de l'Illa (day 1/2 of the tour) Photo ofLles - Refugi de l'Illa (day 1/2 of the tour)

    First day of a fantastic ski tour from Lles (Spain) to the Andorran mountiain hut Refugi de l'Illa. Our idea was to enter through the mountain pass of Port de Setut but due to the snow situation (1 meter of snow the p...

  • Pic de Ratera from Amitges Hut

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    near Espot, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    5.13mi
    Elevation +
    2313f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofPic de Ratera from Amitges Hut Photo ofPic de Ratera from Amitges Hut Photo ofPic de Ratera from Amitges Hut

    This is a nice day tour from the hut, and the views from the peak are magnificent. You ski down from the hut for a hundred vertical metres before beginning to skin (and you have to skin back up to the hut at the end). W...

  • LA MOLINA-REFUGI NIU D'AGUILA-LA MOLINA

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    near La Molina, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    7.01mi
    Elevation +
    2664f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofLA MOLINA-REFUGI NIU D'AGUILA-LA MOLINA Photo ofLA MOLINA-REFUGI NIU D'AGUILA-LA MOLINA Photo ofLA MOLINA-REFUGI NIU D'AGUILA-LA MOLINA

    TROBADA AMB ELS AMIC D'ESQUI DE MUNTANYA PER ANAR A FER UNA NOCTURNA SOPANT AL REFUGI NIU D'AGUILA I TORNAR A BAIXAR. A LA COTA 2300MTS A LES 20:35 ESTAVEM a -10Cº

  • near Espot, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    4.40mi
    Elevation +
    1591f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofAmitges Hut to Estany Llong Hut via Pic del Portarró 2734m Photo ofAmitges Hut to Estany Llong Hut via Pic del Portarró 2734m Photo ofAmitges Hut to Estany Llong Hut via Pic del Portarró 2734m

    A much more interesting way to get from the Amitges Hut to the Estany Llong hut, skinning up to the 2598m breche between Pic del Portarró and Pic Inferior del Portarró and then bootpacking up the east ridge of Pic del Po...

  • Pic de Salòria from above Os de Civis

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    near Os de Civís, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    7.26mi
    Elevation +
    5010f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofPic de Salòria from above Os de Civis Photo ofPic de Salòria from above Os de Civis Photo ofPic de Salòria from above Os de Civis

    A lovely peak south of Os de Civis, but best done in winter. The snow melts fast once spring temperatures arrive and we went too late in the season. Easy access to the col skinning up a road with some shortcuts, then a f...

  • Canal de l'Ordiguer - Puig del Quer, Cadi

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    near el Quer Foradat, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    6.95mi
    Elevation +
    3537f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofCanal de l'Ordiguer - Puig del Quer, Cadi Photo ofCanal de l'Ordiguer - Puig del Quer, Cadi Photo ofCanal de l'Ordiguer - Puig del Quer, Cadi

    Attempted ski descent of de l'Ordiguer, from the top of Puig del Quer, in the Cadi range. Attempted because my binding broke halfway down and I have to do the rest of the descent on crampons. Uri skied all of it, but wit...

  • Pic de Moredo 2766m

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    near Alós de Isil, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    4.03mi
    Elevation +
    2848f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofPic de Moredo 2766m Photo ofPic de Moredo 2766m Photo ofPic de Moredo 2766m

    Ski ascent of Pic de Moredo late in the season. North of Esterri d'Aneu above Alós d'Isil. We were able to drive up to the snow line on the track above Alós d'Isil, but you need a 4x4 (Rav 4 coped fine). Lovely ascent, s...

  • near Baqueira-Beret, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    15.51mi
    Elevation +
    5991f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of📍Tuc Llança port, Vall d'Aran, Spain!🇪🇸 Photo of📍Tuc Llança port, Vall d'Aran, Spain!🇪🇸 Photo of📍Tuc Llança port, Vall d'Aran, Spain!🇪🇸

    ▶️Departure and arrival point 🏁: https://park4night.com/en/place/69372 ▶️Activity type: Backcountry Ski ⛷️🏔️ ▶️Loop: ✅ ▶️Profile: Ups and downs 📈📉 ▶️Terrain status: 95% ski slope, 5% off track ▶️Difficulty: 4/5 ...

  • near Vaqueira-Beret, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    8.53mi
    Elevation +
    2904f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofColomers hut to Arties valley via the north face of Montardo Photo ofColomers hut to Arties valley via the north face of Montardo Photo ofColomers hut to Arties valley via the north face of Montardo

    From the Colomers hut, following the normal route across the Port de Caldes 2410m and on to the summit of Montardo 2833m. You can reverse this route to return to the hut or ski down the normal route via the Restanca hut ...

  • Pic de la Colilla 2834m from Aransa ski station

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    near Arànser, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    11.18mi
    Elevation +
    3399f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofPic de la Colilla 2834m from Aransa ski station Photo ofPic de la Colilla 2834m from Aransa ski station Photo ofPic de la Colilla 2834m from Aransa ski station

    Something to do if you are avoiding high avalanche risk on steeper peaks, but not a brilliant tour, in my opinion. There is a lot of flattish ground to cover and thick trees to ski through on the way down. Start from th...

  • near Pla de l'Ermita, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    9.25mi
    Elevation +
    4915f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofEstany Llong Hut to Ventosa Hut with detour to Pic Lluçà 2778m Photo ofEstany Llong Hut to Ventosa Hut with detour to Pic Lluçà 2778m Photo ofEstany Llong Hut to Ventosa Hut with detour to Pic Lluçà 2778m

    The normal line from Estany Llong Hut to the Ventosa Hut over the col de Contraix 2750m, with a detour on the way down to climb Pic Lluça 2778m, just because the day was so good. Right at the end of the day you need to t...

  • near Artiés, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    24.83mi
    Elevation +
    9741f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofRestanca - Montardo - Ventosa - Colomers circular 4 day tour Photo ofRestanca - Montardo - Ventosa - Colomers circular 4 day tour Photo ofRestanca - Montardo - Ventosa - Colomers circular 4 day tour

    A circular 4 day tour from the Arties valley parking - drive as far up the valley as the snow allows, then skin the rest. Easy day to the Restanca hut. Then climb Montardo and go to the Ventosa hut, we added some extra ...

  • Canal de l’Ordiguer - canal del Cristall

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    near el Quer Foradat, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    6.28mi
    Elevation +
    3022f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofCanal de l’Ordiguer - canal del Cristall Photo ofCanal de l’Ordiguer - canal del Cristall Photo ofCanal de l’Ordiguer - canal del Cristall

    Booted up the canal de l’Ordiguer, finishing via the left variation, which brings you out right at the summit. Then skied down the canal del Cristall. Ordiguer 450m vertical, 40 degrees with 50 degrees for the left finis...

  • near Sorpe, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    24.92mi
    Elevation +
    9793f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofAigüestortes National Park 3 night hut-to-hut ski tour

    A point-to-point tour (needs 2 cars or use a taxi service) that can be done in 3 nights, staying at the Amitges, Estany Llong and Ventosa i Calvell huts. Book huts via http://www.lacentralderefugis.com. For the track...

  • ValTer

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    near Setcases, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    5.06mi
    Elevation +
    3038f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofValTer Photo ofValTer Photo ofValTer

    A nice climb, fun first ride down, a nice 2nd climb, a nice and slightly tougher ride down, cross a flat area until a half circle of peaks, first veered right to gain altitude, then hang a left for a while, ride down was...

  • Colomers Hut to Arties valley via Tuc de Salana

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    near Baqueira-Beret, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    7.57mi
    Elevation +
    1657f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofColomers Hut to Arties valley via Tuc de Salana Photo ofColomers Hut to Arties valley via Tuc de Salana Photo ofColomers Hut to Arties valley via Tuc de Salana

    This is a fun way to get back to a car in the Arties valley, but you do need stable snow, and enough of it. I have put in some waypoints to mark where our line could have been improved.

  • La Besurta - Maladeta - Aneto - Aigualluts

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    near es Bòrdes, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    12.47mi
    Elevation +
    6427f
    TrailRank
    94| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLa Besurta - Maladeta - Aneto - Aigualluts Photo ofLa Besurta - Maladeta - Aneto - Aigualluts Photo ofLa Besurta - Maladeta - Aneto - Aigualluts

    Mas abajo hay la explicación en castellano (CAT) Esplèndid i fantàstic comiat d'una bona temporada d'esquí de muntanya en un dia radiant. Inicialment només anàvem a fer la Maladeta però quan decidim passar el Portill...

    Té molt bona pinta!!! Apuntada.
    Caroline2
    Muchísimas gracias por compartir la ruta, que se ve impresionante y por la traducción en Castellano que nos ayuda mucho ...
    Pelchas
    Molt recomenable
    joanoriol
  • La Molina

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    near La Molina, Catalunya (España)
    Author
    xom
    with La Molina
    Distance
    3.42mi
    Elevation +
    1194f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo ofLa Molina Photo ofLa Molina

    Tornada a casa, track sencer a https://www.wikiloc.com/back-country-skiing-trails/alp-cross-country-classic-skiing-47540603 (25km i +2016m)

  • Sant nicolau

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    near Taüll, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    9.37mi
    Elevation +
    1316f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo ofSant nicolau Photo ofSant nicolau Photo ofSant nicolau

    Sant nicolau https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10211036209727664.1073742075.1427777455&type=1&l=fec246e65d

  • Exit by ski from the Restanca Hut

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    near Garòs, Catalunya (España)
    Distance
    3.17mi
    Elevation +
    36f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo ofExit by ski from the Restanca Hut Photo ofExit by ski from the Restanca Hut Photo ofExit by ski from the Restanca Hut

    The ski line to get from the Restanca Hut to the road in the Valarties river valley, accessed from the village of Arties. Where cars can be parked depends on how much snow has fallen.

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