Walking & Hiking Ideas in the Hautes-Pyrénées
The benefits of a good mountain outing are no longer to be demonstrated for both body and mind, it's so true!
Enjoy these moments of serenity and pure happiness with your family, in pairs or in groups.
The Hautes-Pyrénées and the Val d'Azun in particular offer you countless opportunities for family walks accessible to all but also mountain challenges, in a preserved nature and exceptional panoramas.
We present you here a non-exhaustive list (far from it) of our favorites.
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we will thus feed the list below.
These indications are provided to give ideas and do not replace an IGN map, a Topo. For any outing, be well equipped, don't forget gourd, hats, jacket, sunscreen and provisions!
Lake Soum - Val d'Azun
Very Easy Walk
A short family walk, possible with very young children
Departure from the Col du Soulor
2H loop - Déniv 200m
Magnificent view at the foot of Gabizos
Panorama Val d'Azun and Ouzom Valley
Meeting of herds in summertime
Break at La Tachouère, Auberge miam!
La Cabane de Bouleste - Val d'Azun
Not a difficult hike,
Possible with the family, sustained attention at the start!
Departure from Tech Lake
3H A/R - Déniv + 500m
Departure from the Tech Dam, very nice site
Passage through "La Prairie aux Marmottes", most likely meeting
Numerous herds in summertime
Beauty of the landscapes
Le Refuge du Larribet - Val d'Azun
Hiking moderately difficult
Possible with children (10 years old) who are quite sporty
Departure from Plaa d'Aste (after Tech Dam)
4h30 A/R - Déniv+ 600m
In the heart of the Pyrenees National Park (no dogs)
Sumptuous landscapes: Lake Suyen, La Claou
Passage to the very nice Larribet refuge
Possible meeting with the Isards
Possibility of ascent to the Batcrabère Lakes (+2h)
The Pic de Bazes - Val d'Azun
Hiking moderately difficult, Final ascent more difficult
Departure from the Col de Couraduque, possible from the Camping
3H loop - Déniv+ 520m (from the campsite: +2h30 and +1000m)
Splendid 360° at the top
Possible departure from the campsite
Possibility to stop at the Col de Bazès for the - reckless ones!