The Pyrenees are a mountain range in the north of the Iberian Peninsula, including Spain, Andorra and France . It stretches over 415 km from the Mediterranean Sea (Cap de Creus, Gulf of Roses) east to the Cantabrian Sea (Cape Higuer, Bay of Biscay) to the west. At its core has a width of about 150 km. In everyday language the word Pyrenees applies to all Spanish-French border high sierras. The Central Pyrenees and central Pyrenees is the geographic area of ??the Pyrenees mountain range that stretches about as different works, including Somport summits in the western part, and Maladeta massif in the east.
On the northern slopes in France runs through the regions of Aquitaine (Pyrénées-Atlantiques), Midi-Pyrénées (Hautes Pyrenees, Haute Garonne and Ariège) and Roussillon (Pyrénées-Orientales). On the south side, in Spain, transcurren Navarre, Aragón (Huesca) and Catalonia (Lleida and Girona). The small country of Andorra is located in the Pyrenees between Spain and France.
These mountains are home to peaks over 3,000 meters as Aneto (3,404 m), Posets (3,375 m), Monte Perdido (3,355 m) and Vignemale (3,298 m), small glaciers, lakes and circuses glacial, and a large number of valleys and canyons.
Resumen de la ruta Lugar Días Longitud Desnivel Desnivel Dificultad
Francia 1 Km. 500 m. 500 m. Fácil
500 m. - 500 m. Time: 02:30 h.
This trail connects the small & ntilde; & oacute to population; n Apres l'Hospitalet to Andorra la Cerda & ntilde; in French with SMALL. Or pond Les Besines
To access Apres l'Hospitalet Andorra from Puigcerd & aggravation; we cross the Fontera and the population & oacute; n de Bourg-Madame turn left towards population & oacute; n Enveitg and Latour de Carol. Follow this road, which gradually rises towards the Col de Puymorens, through the village of Porte, to crown the Col de Puymorens. We will go down in direction & oacute; n north towards Ax - Les Thermes, leaving our left the detour to Andorra. Shortly after, another detour to your left leads to the tunnel Puymorens, also & eacute; n we put it away. From here & iacute; the road becomes two lanes downward. You have to stop at the first corner we see on the left. If we cross from Porte l'Apres L'Hospitalet to Andorra by tunel Puymorens debermos roundabout turn this STILL last resort again to the Col de Puymorens.
We left curve at 1536 meters, where the journey begins.
The forest is green at first and quickly gain altitude slowly, through rivers and waterfalls. Let parallel to the road, which is very down to our left.
Soon the path zig-zigzags and gains altitude fir forests now. Nevertheless, the road is not difficult at all.
At 45 minutes of running and 1,800 meters, turn east completely, leaving the road behind us. We crossed a river and spent a LITTLE to esplanade, now without vegetation & oacute; n.
The forest, now the car & aacute; fully alpine character, accompanied us again & ntilde; ar. The road gains altitude but very slowly. To our left, down the valley, the creek is Besines.
An hour and a half spent a construcci & oacute; n cement collides with the surrounding landscape. An hour and three quarters running, GR marked our path becomes quite m & aacute; s wide and completely flat after appearing oncoming m & aacute; s up. We are about 1970 meters. This new path is utiliz & oacute; once to build the dam.
Shortly before reaching the pond there is a SMALL or free shelter, is the Refuge of Besines Barrage. We leave it to our left and we got to the pond. It surpassed its right bank, dej & aacute; Ndolo always to our left. At the end of the lake and is a haven, overlooking the plane. Cross the river by a bridge, first met & aacute; lico and then wood to reach & eacute;. L
You can walk around the Besines Estang of which are quite beautiful. M & aacute; s up, we can go to Estangs of Moulsut, totally high ambient MOUNTAIN to. With great views we Porteille of Besines near the shelter or the Col d'Agnel Coume, where we can see the huge Etang de Lanous.
Although it is not the right side, you can climb the Pic Pedros. M & aacute; s are accessible Lanous Pic of the Pic d'Auriol, Courtal Pic Pic Soubra or Estagnas.