We thought end of May was about our last chance to this the peak before the heat of the summer. This is not a peak to do in midsummer or any hot day!
This was a great day out and Castillo Mayor even became a little Obsession for me. I searched out all my old fotos and found the peak featuring amoung the horizon on many of my summit fotos - including from the top of Monte Perdido.
It has such a super and distinctive shape (I've been reading about perched synclines in the info written and posted here by visentin - very interesting)
Strangely, the peak has various heights, depending on which map
you are reading! (Between 2,009 and 2,020m..)
and kind of unsafe with snow...
I was wondering about doing it with snow ... In May this year it was as dry as ...
Another family climb in the 90's
and wonderful day with amazing views of Monte Perdido