When you do the route to Gorbea from Pagomakurre
when you pass by the Arraba camps you can see a rocky mountain. That mountain is Lekanda.
Lekanda from Arraba camps
Itxina is a Submassif of Gorbea massif. Its a Protected Biotope from 1995.
General view of Itxina
Itxina's highest summit is Lekanda but has also got other summits like:
No permits requiered. Don't forget that Lekanda is in Itxina's Protected Biotope.
Not allowed in Itxina
Its not a mountain with very bad weather, but some days in winter can snow and make difficult the final part. Atention to the wind (no so much like Gorbea
, the summit more windy of the Basque Country) but can be strong
In summer so much hot
Weather in Areatza (The village more close to Lekanda)
Access to the summit
From Pagomakurre: 1h10min
From Urigoiti (Orozko)3h30min
From Zeanuri: 3h
You can see how to go to those places in Gorbea's page