Carros de Foc

Summary

Located in the Pyrenees of Catalonia, the Carros de Foc trek is one of the most spectacular in Europe not only for its technical challenge but also for its impressive beauty.

The trekking has 56 km with almost 10km of accumulated difference in height, with 2,400m in average altitude.

Eight refugees are distributed throughout the trekking, all with a structure prepared for a challenge of this magnitude.

An unmissable experience for a trekker’s curriculum.

On the last day, we will go downhill by mountain bike from Beret, on the border with France, to Esterri d’Aneu.

 

Challenges:

– Slope: 9200 m

– Distance: 55km

– Average height: 2400 m

– Highest point: Collado de Contraix, 2745m

– Shelters of height: 1900 meters to 2400m

 

Difficulty:

• physics: difficult

• technique: difficult

Accommodation

Accommodation in refuges and hotels on arrival and departure from Esterry D`Aneu

Schedule

Day 1: departure from Brazil to Barcelona

Day 2: arrival until 12pm in Barcelona and transfer to Esterry D`Aneu

Day 3: rest and equipment check

Day 4: transfer to Parque d’Aigs Tortes i Estany de Sant Maurici and 4h trek to Refúgio Amitges

Day 5: 7h trek to Colomers Refuge

Day 6: 5h trek to Restanca

Day 7: 6h trek from Ventosa i Calvell

Day 8: 7h trek to Estany Llong

Day 9: 7h trek to Colomina

Day 10: 5h trek to Josep M. Blanc

Day 11: 4h trek to Estany de Sant Maurici

Day 12: 40k bike trail (downhill in the Pyrenees) from Beret to the city of Esterry D`Aneu and transfer to Barcelona airport, for departure to Brazil

Day 13: arrival in Brazil

 

During the trekking, we will leave the refuge in the morning and return in the afternoon.

 

The schedule may vary because of climatic conditions, which are very unstable in the region. The priority is customer safety, always!

What is included?

• 24h guide with deep experience in outdoor adventures in remote areas

• Tickets to parks and licenses

• Internal transport

• Accommodation in refuges and hotels on arrival and departure from Esterry D`Aneu

• All meals in the park

• 2 dry-fit Latitude 51 t-shirts

• Adventure and safety equipment

• GPS tracker with the daily transmission of the group’s geographical position to a family member indicated by the client

What is not included?

• Flights

• Adventure insurance (mandatory)

• Meals outside the park

• Drinks

• Individual equipment

Individual equipments

• Documents (passport, credit card, travel insurance policy)

• 60-liter attack backpack for trekking

• Windbreaker / Anorak

• Waterproof pants

• Waterproof hiking boot (Goretex)

• Dry shirts

• Medium fleece

• Trekking pants

• Slipper

• Socks for trekking

• Hat with ear protection

• Medium gloves

• Buff

• Sunglasses

• Sunscreen and lip balm

• Underwear

• Swimsuit

• Hygiene equipment

• Microfiber towel

• Headlamp (extra batteries)

• Switchblade

• Medicines and first aid

• Camera/charger

• Waterproof bag for documents

• Plastic bag for dirty clothes