The Refuge de la Glère, situated in a spun of Pyc Airé at South of Barèges, it's the only one kept in the area at North of massif de Néouvielle. You has another small free hut, the refuge Packe, at 2h at South with 12 places
Tel: 06 800 125 64
CAF de Lourdes-Cauterets
Tel : 05 62 42 13 67
Fax : 05 62 94 79 70
Official web: CAF Lourdes-Cauterets: Glere
Another Web: Pyrenees refuges-com
Keeper: Vivien HORCHOLLE
Places: 65 (winter, not keeped: 30).
Open: 28th february to 30th September.
Approach to Barèges:
-Barèges is a small village in the west side of the famous Col du Tourmalet, between Luz-St-Saveur and Bagnères de Bigorre. The shorter access is from the highway to Tarbes. You take exit 12 to Lourdes, Argeles-Gazost, Pierrefitte, Luz-St-Saveur and barèges. Two km after Barèges is the road to Plateau de Lienz where the road ends and it begins the forest track of 4 km to the end in a small parking. The track follows but it's forbbiden to drive.
Meter to gain: 600m.
Time: 1h 30 min.
The easy way to refuge is the forest track but it's longer. If you want a nice route you can use the paths between the curves of the track signalled with cairns of stones.
Barèges (2h45m); Plateau de Lienz (2h20m).
Astazou, Néouvielle, Trois Conseillers, Turon de Néouvielle, Pic de Bugarret, Pic Long.
All the lakes of the area specially the Lacs de Néouvielle as Mail or Estelat, Lac d'Aztazou, Lac Tourrat, Refuge Packe.
External Linksrandozone.com, file of refuge.
lacsdepyrenees.com, a few of images of Lakes of Barèges.
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