Friday, August 24, 2007

Pyrenees trip

The entries from this trip are edited (and expanded) transcriptions from the notebook that we kept while we were underway. Clearly we got more into it as the days passed.
  1. Pont d'Espagne -> Oulettes de Gaube
  2. Oulettes de Gaube -> hillside above Barranco de Sandaruelo
  3. hillside above Barranco de Sandaruelo -> Torla
  4. Torla -> Refugio de Goriz
  5. Refugio de Goriz -> Sercue
  6. Sercue -> Refugio de Goriz
  7. Refugio de Goriz -> Gavarnie
  8. Rest day in Gavarnie
  9. Gavarnie -> Montagne de Pouey Boucou
  10. Montagne de Pouey Boucou -> Cirque de Troumouse
  11. Cirque de Troumouse -> Refuge de Barroude
  12. Refuge de Barroude -> Parzan
  13. Parzan -> Camping Forcallo (~Refugio de Biados)
  14. Camping Forcallo -> Lago de Gias
  15. Lago de Gias -> Refuge du Portillon
  16. Refuge du Portillon -> Lac d'Espingo (~Refuge Espingo) + Lac d'Oo
  17. Lac d'Espingo -> Luchon
  18. Luchon -> Toulouse (train)
We used two guide books:
  • Trekking in the Pyrenees (TiP) by Douglas Streatfeild-James, Trailblazer Publications, 2nd Ed. 2001.
  • Zu Fuss durch die Pyrenäen, Der Westen (Zu Fuss) by Francois Meienberg, Rotpunktverlag, 1st Ed. 2005.

2 comments:

Steve said...

Woo! First comment!

Jay said...

Yay! Second comment!