Circular walk in the Andará Massif

Picos de Europa

A spectacular circular walk in the Eastern massif of the Picos with varied scenery; passing through farming land, beech forests and mountain slopes.

Hiking Difficult

Distance
16 km
Ascent
673 m
Descent
673 m
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
1.1 km
High Point
1.7 km
Gradient
11˚
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Circular walk in the Andará Massif Map

Description

This very spectacular circular walk in the Eastern massif of the Picos starts at the Jito de Escarandi 4 kilometres from Sotres. The scenery is varied going through farming land, beech forests, mountain slopes and it also passes by the Andará refuge where refreshments are available (in high season). The walk makes use of old mining tracks and the navigation is easy.

Difficulty

Difficult

Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.