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Pico Gratal
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Pico Gratal

 
Pico Gratal

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Huesca, Spain, Europe

Object Title: Pico Gratal

Elevation: 5164 ft / 1574 m

 

Page By: Sarrau

Created/Edited: Nov 15, 2006 / Nov 16, 2006

Object ID: 244446

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Overview

This peak still being of scanty height it constitutes a perfect viewing-point of Guara,la Hoya de Huesca / Plana de Uesca and of great part of the Pyrenees. The climbing hasn't any difficulty and the sights are worth it.
From the top it is possible to enjoy the great panoramic one towards all the cardinal points, on the south Hoya de Huesca / Plana de Uesca, to the north the Pirineo / Perineo, eastwards Sierra de Guara and on the west the Sierra Caballera
In conclusion it is a short and simple ascension that it allows us to enjoy good panoramic one the valley of the Ebro towards the South and the Pyrenees on the North. Advisable during autumn, spring or winter but better to avoid her in heat epochs.

Getting There

From Huesca it goes away for the Mudejar railcar towards Sabiñánigo. arrived to Nueno the railcar gives step to a highway, which will take us up to Arguis (20 km from Huesca), there the ascension is begun.

Route

From the lake, long way, parallel to the lake, which is gaining height of very soft form between big copies of pine. To twenty minutes we come to a ravine that we cross for the track and continue a few minutes up to coming to a bifurcation in which we must take the branch of the left side. Another fall up to the tail of the reservoir. From there following the marked well path.

When To Climb

During the autumn, spring or winter, avoiding the heat.
If you want to climb it in winter you have to take crampons. Though it isn't necessary.

Weather Conditions

El Tiempo en Arguis - Predicción a 7 días y condiciones actuales.

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