Angel Orús / Forcau

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Angel Orús / Forcau
Created On: Sep 21, 2008
Last Edited On: Aug 12, 2011


Refuge Angel Orús
Signal of A.Orús
Forcaus and A.Orús

Refugio Angel Orús
Apdo de correos nº 6
22.440 Benasque (Huesca).
Tel. 974 34 40 44


News summer 2011: reserve on line

Places: 98.
Services: water, toilets, showers, bar and service of foods, blankets, service of guides, rent of material, telephone and system of telecommunications for help.
Last works: year 2000.
Open: all the year!
Propietary: Federación Aragonesa de Montaña (F.A.M.).

Getting there: Approach to Eriste from Huesca: in the road on direction to Barbastro (N-240). After Barbastro we'll follow the indication to valley of Benasque to the C-1311 to Graus and the C-139 to Benasque across the beautiful gorge of Congosto de Ventanillo. A few of kilometers before of Benasque is the village of Eriste with the access to the track signaled as "Angel Orús". We'll continue for 6km across the narrow road following the signals of "Refugio" to reach the pleta d'Estallo (parking) near of the beautiful waterfall of Espigantosa (1500m).

Approach: time of walking: 1h 40min. Slope to gain: 600m. Signaled with paint white and yellow (and reflecting strings in the night).

Climbs and traverses

Climbs: Forqueta (3007m), Tucón Royo (3121m), Espadas (3332m), Llardana/Posets (3375m), Bardamina (3079m), Tuca Es Corbets (2902m).
Traverses: GR-11, Chistau, Estós y la Bal. Three refuges's traverse (Estós, Biadós and Ángel Orús).
Other activities: ski cross county.

External Links

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FEDME-Angel Orús

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