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Bilbao- Ganekogorta- Gallarraga

 
Bilbao- Ganekogorta- Gallarraga

Page Type: Route

Location: Vizcaya, Spain, Europe

Object Title: Bilbao- Ganekogorta- Gallarraga

Route Type: Hiking

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: A little climb (I) (U.I.A.A)

Grade: I

Route Quality: 
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Page By: RicardoEchanove1

Created/Edited: Sep 10, 2008 / Apr 7, 2009

Object ID: 441231

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Overview

This route travels through part of the Ganekogorta massif.
From the summits we have very goods views of the basque mountains

Route Description

From Larraskitu (Bilbao) we continue along the road to the neighborhood of Igertu (20 minutes) From here we continue to San Roke and then going up along the track we continue to Pagasarri saddle. To the left we have Pagasarri and to de right Ganeta, if we want we can go up the two summits in 20 minutes. We see Ganekogorta from here. We have to get a path that descents a little and the go up.
If we go above the crest before we reach the summit of Biderdi (link in spanish)

We continue by the path and we reach the summit of Ganekogorta (link in spanish)

From Ganekogorta summit we have to continue by the grassy hill to the west, we go down to the Pagero saddle and wecan see the summit. We have to go up first in grassy terrain and then climbing along the chimney to the summit of Gallarraga (3hours 20min from Larraskitu)


 
Going up Ganekogorta
Going up Ganekogorta


 
Easy chimney (I) to the summit of Gallarraga
Easy chimney to Gallarraga summit


 
Last meters to the summit of Gallarraga
Last meters to the summit of Gallarraga


 
Ganekogorta (998m) from Gallarraga (902m)
Ganekogorta from Gallarraga summit








Essential Gear

The normal to do hiking

External Links

Mendikat:
Biderdi
Ganekogorta
Pagasarri
Ganeta

Images

Gallarraga - Euskadi - SpainGallarraga summitGanekogorta winter seasonGanekogorta (998m) from Gallarraga (902m)gallarraga