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Trail du Benou hike to the Pic d'Escurets

A panoramic hike with ridges and steep sections

Hiking Moderate

16 km
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4-5 hrs
Low Point
673 m
High Point
1.4 km
Trail du Benou hike to the Pic d'Escurets Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's not remote, it features low exposure and is typically done in an unknown time of year. From a low point of 673 m to the maximum altitude of 1.4 km, the route covers 16 km, 1022 vertical metres of ascent and 1018 vertical metres of descent.


Enjoy a long and scenic hike around the Benou, starting and finishing in the town of Bilheres.

There are some steep climbs and the last section to the Pic d'Escurets is a bit of a scramble, but otherwise it's relatively easy.



Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Low Exposure

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The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.


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Close to help in case of emergency.


  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Water features
  • Family friendly
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation