Pyrenees Trekking

Encantats Snowshoe Trek

March 2012. After doing a proper reccie in 2011 we finally got a group together for Feb 2012 for an exceptional snow shoe adventure in the Spanish Aigues Tortes National Park. Thanks to John and Helen for being the enthusiastic

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Late October Snow

Some Australian visitors had the great joy of early October snow in autumn 2009. The snow mixed with the autumn leaves was quite beautiful. The ever spectacular Gavarnie Cirque was made even more so under its first winter snow

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News and Views January 2011

News & Views January 2011 How do tourism and pastoralism interact with protected national parks and nature reserves in the Pyrenees?  How are the natural and cultural landscapes changing? How can we strike a balance between traditional and modern accommodation standards,

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2011: Year of the Pyrenees

The seven regions and one principality that have territory covering the Pyrenees have jointly launched 2011 as the Year of the Pyrenees.  Play the video here for some spectacular Pyrenean images.  Pyrenean Odysseys is joining this effort in proposing two traverses

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Around (and up) Mont Perdu

Just back from the Tour of Mont Perdu from the 14-21st August.  Lovely trip.  Great weather for the first three days, then cloudy for 2 and a perfectly blue last day for the ascent of the Taillon. From the Hourquette d’Alans

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Encantats Snowshoeing Trek in Irelands Sunday Business Post

Spain’s enchanted lake district 03:52, 16 December 2012 by Mandy Latchford Irishwoman Mandy Latchford works as a mountain leader in the Pyrenees for Pyrenean Odysseys. Here, she tells about escaping the ski resorts in favour of a snowshoeing trek in Spain’s

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Encantats Snowshoe Trek

Thanks Andy for the photos. Some extreme snow conditions proved challenging and the group were rewarded with wonderful blue skies and plenty of lovely powdery snow. The enchanted Encantats lives up to its name as always, providing a fantastic setting for

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Ordesa in 3 days

Europe’s Grand Canyon What a combination, first the Ordesa Canyon on the Spanish side, then a dramatic re-entry into France through the Breche de Roland and down into the Cirque de Gavarnie. This short trek is packed with truly spectacular scenery

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