Mallorca Outdoor Experience

Hiking week the glacial lakes at Aigüestortes

Hiking week the glacial lakes at Aigüestortes


A seven-day trek between prehistoric glacial lakes, high peaks and black pine forests, which are considered some of the most impressive and inspiring hikes we can do in the Spanish Central Pyrenees. Breathtaking high mountain landscape and pure nature, a diverse flora and fauna, clean rivers and high, snow-capped peaks in winter. The National Park Aigüestortes i Estany de St. Maurici - everything comes together here, what makes the beauty of the mountains.

TECHNICAL DATA

duration

7 days

Events

First week of September 01.09. - 07.09.2019

Minimum / maximum group

4/8 people

price

1300 € per person / 6 nights in a double room / hotel with HB / breakfast and dinner / 5 Guided walks in the Park d'Aigüestortes
200 € for single room additionally.

conditions

It is necessary that each participant in the ascent and pass crossings in the National Park d'Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici good to very good physical condition and sure-footedness and no claustrophobia or vertigo, or should be free of heights. One should be able to move safely on rocky terrain in high mountains and be able to hold daily stages of 6 to 8 hours.

Not included

Transport to Esterri d'Àneu; it is possible to travel with the guide from Barcelona / airport in a minibus 9 seats, on arrival until max 14h at the airport and return to Barcelona on the last day.
When booking a flight please note!
For later arrival, the transport itself must be organized. Travel time approx. 4h
Drinks and picnic during the tours.


itinerary

Day 1 Meeting, Esterri d'Àneu at the hotel in the evening, presentation of the hiking program

Day 2. Estany de Sant Maurici - Estany Gran d'Amitges - Estany de les Obagues
Drive to Espot 20min, arrival with 4x4 parking taxis
Hiking pole: 8 Km
Ascent: 930 m
Descent: 1080 m
Return trip with 4x4 parking taxis, return to the hotel
Approximate walking time: 6 hours plus breaks and picnic

Day 3. Maurici hostel - Portario d'Espot - Coll Nord de Subendix
Drive to Espot, arrival with 4x4 parking taxis
Hiking pole: 8 Km
Ascent: 930 m
Descent: 1080 m
Return trip with 4x4 parking taxis, return to the hotel
Approximate walking time: 6 hours plus breaks and picnic

Day 4. Hostel Josep María Blanc - Coll de Monestero (2773m) - Estany de Sant Maurici
Drive to Espot, arrival with 4x4 parking taxis
Hiking pole: 9,5 Km
Ascent: 450 m
Descent: 800 m
Arrival with 4x4 parking taxis, return to the hotel
Approximate time: 6 hours plus breaks and picnic

Day 5. Estany de Sallente - Pedramala - Pic de Vidals (2904m) - Hostel de la Colomina
Drive to the reservoir, access by cable car 450m
Hiking pole: 12.5 km
Ascent: 730 m
Descent: without cable car 1200 m with cable car 730m
Approximate time: 6 hours plus breaks and picnic

Day 6. Ref. Planhòles dera Lòssa - Estany Gelat - Hostel Colomers
Arrival with 4x4 parking taxis
Hiking pole: 11,70 Km
Ascent: 697 m
Descent: 697 m
Return trip with 4x4 parking taxis, return to the hotel
Approximate time: 6 hours plus breaks and picnic

Day 7. Departure after breakfast 9h.
Approx. Time: 4h drive to Barcelona Airport / Pay attention on return flight time,


Necessary material

Comfortable backpack of 25 liters approx. (Highly recommended for a total weight of 6-10 kg maximum)
Long pants for hiking / removable legs
Comfortable mountain boots
Long sleeve / short sleeved shirt
Fleece jacket 200 or 300
Rain jacket type Gore Tex
Recommended, waterproof pants
Hat or cap / buff
Bottle
suncream
Sunglasses
flashlight
towel
walking sticks
Private pharmacy

 

About us

Majorca Outdoor Experience is a small business run with a lot of idealism and more than 20 years of Spain experience in the area of the active tourism and adventure sport: Walking(Hiking), trekking, sport climbing, Coasteering,, caves and canyons, yoga, meditation, personal development, Nordic Walking, Scuba diving.

We would like to show you the beauty and variety of the Majorcan nature, under water, as well as on and off mountain paths, in quiet valleys, under a wide sky, to experience and enjoy all this individually or in groups.
It is our wish that you, back at home, also after weeks will remember with pleasure your holiday experiences with us and say: ''An unforgettable journey! Gladly again!''

Majorca Outdoor Experience is specialized on walking and trekking in the mountain area of Majorca, the Pyrenees, and the Sierra Nevada (Andalusia). All year round we offer experience packages on Majorca, and by certain appointments exclusive themed weeks in the Spanish Pyrenees and the Sierra Nevada.
Our offer reaches from classical walks, meditative walking, walking and yoga or Nordic Walking weeks up to climbing or Canyoning tours, to diving courses and diving excursions and caving.

We offer a professional and personal service according to interests of our guests. We adapt the degree of difficulty of the activities to the experiences and abilities of our participants.You decide which adventures or natural experiences you would like to have on vacation, with how many people, whether individually for your family or your friend's group, or in groups with others, and in which time frame. Please tell us of your wishes!
We send you an offer for your personal holiday's fun package or your individual nature and self-awareness package.

Who we are

Hans Dieter Möhring and Martina Kahrens are the founders of Mallorca Outdoor Experience.

Dieter is a certified mountain guide, Nordic Walking instructor, personal trainer and diving instructor. Martina is a yoga teacher (European yoga Alliance), relaxation trainer and personal coach. She pursues a yoga school on Majorca.

Both have long-standing experience in their areas. Because of this combination unusual holiday activities become possible.