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Ascension to Pedraforca

The most magical mountain in Catalonia captivates you from the first moment you see it and there are many who venture to climb the Pedrafoca. There are no easy or difficult routes and it is very important that we prepare for the start. Here are a series of recommendations so that when you climb the Pedraforca you only have to worry about enjoying the experience.
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Classic climb to the Pedraforca leaving from the Mirador de Gresolet passing the Refuge Esteen and overcoming the climb after the Coll del Verdet. Descent down the famous scree and then return to the Refuge and Mirador.

  • Duration 4-6h
  • Distance 9,33km
  • Maximum height 2506m
  • Minimum height 1568m

Recommended material: Backpack, 2 liters of water, windproof, waterproof, high boots, long pants, warm clothes, thermal blanket, cellphone.

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Tips for climbing the Pedraforca

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Guiding

If you want to climb the Pedraforca in the safest way, the best option is to hire a professional who, apart from guiding you, will discover the best-kept corners. It includes insurance and accredited guide so you don’t have to worry about anything.

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Go up with kids

The Pedraforca has no easy or difficult routes, but if the children are young or have no experience in the mountains, it is advisable to climb the Gósol slope, so you can save the climb and go calmer.

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Security

Pedraforca has the highest rescue rate in Catalonia. It is essential that we bring the appropriate material and it is advisable to take out insurance to cover the costs of a possible rescue.

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Meteo

It is essential to consult the meteorology before beginning the ascent to Pedraforca. The weather in the massif changes rapidly and in less than half an hour we can move from a clear sky to a thunderstorm.

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