Gourette

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  • Gourette - © flickr user Bernard Blanc
  • Gourette - © flickr user eduardo
  • Gourette  - © flickr user Jerome Bon
  • Gourette - © flickr user Nicolas Vigier
  • Gourette 2 - © flickr user Jerome Bon
  • skiing at Gourette - © flickr user Jerome Bon

Key information: Gourette

    • A lower but thoroughly challenging massif standing out to the north of the high range on the French side.
      • The central, lake studded valley, surrounded by the massif's high ridges, contains some exquisite walking.
        • Some fabulous ridge walks as well as reasonably straightforward walking summits.
          • The ski-areas are a bit depressing.
            • Join the GR10 for a day.
              • This can be tough walking in high, remote mountains, with unpredictable weather. Come prepared. 
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                This page is at an early stage of development. Please help us by making suggestions and sending photos! Thank you!

                For more information and photos, including on wildlife and the landscape and including detailed practical information and some warnings, see our French Pyrenees walk page.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating83
  • Beauty32
  • Natural interest16
  • Human interest3
  • Charisma32
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating83

Vital Statistics

  • Length: Variable
  • Maximum Altitude: (to be assessed)
  • Level of Difficulty: Variable

This walk description page is at an early stage of development, and will be expanded over time. Your comments on this walk, your experiences and tips, and your photos are very welcome.

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