GR10 week5 trekking Haut Pyrenees and Ariege
From Fos to Couflens 2021
This fifth GR10 week starts in the Haut Garonne and goes the first day to the Ariege. Both is Pyrenees Centrales and the stretches you are walking here are also beautiful while you go up till 2200 meters. Highlights are the refuge d’etang d’araing, the etang d’ayes and the village Seix.
Saturday September 4, You arrive in Fos where you spend the night in a gite (half board).
You can fly with Easyjet from London to Toulouse. The price will be around 110 pound for a return.
Pick-up by the Bergtopper Van in ST.Gaudens.
Sunday September 5, You start hiking after breakfast. This day is about 7h40, 1600 meters going up and 200 going down. You end in the refuge etang d’araing where you spend the night (half board). This day your luggage is transported to the gite in Eylie where you sleep on monday.
Monday September 6, Today is a short day. So you can relax in the morning and in the afternoon. The track is about 4 hours. You start climbing for 200 meters and then you descend till 1000 meters. But it is also possible to go to the pic de Crabere in the morning. From there you have a beautiful scene on Spain.
You spend the night in the gite in Eylie based on half board.
Tuesday September 7, After breakfast you start hiking. You follow the GR10 till the parking Pucelle. From the parking place you will be brought back to Eylie where you spend the night (1/2 board). This day is about 5 hours and 800 meters difference in altitude.
Wednesday September 8, after breakfast you will be brought back to the parking where you ended yesterday. The track is about 5 hours and has 800 meter difference in altitude. You end on a very nice place from where you can walk to a beautiful Cascade in 3 hours (return time). Here you find a very beautiful auberge where you stay (half board).
Thursday September 9, after your breakfast you start a very nice hike to the the gite Esbints (half board). The stretch is about 7 hours, 900 meters ascending and 1000 meters descending.
Friday September 10, today you can choose: an early breakfast and go to Seix to explore or have a relax morning and go later to Seix. In Seix you find several shops and you can take money from the wall.
The stretch is about 2 hours and 600 meters descending but you can also extend your hike…. You spend the night in the auberge in Seix based on B&B.
Saturday September 11, today the hike is a little longer. A Taxi will bring you walk to Couflens where the hike starts. From here you up to Col the Pause and further to almost 2000 meters. From there you go down via the Paradise. You will end in Seix againn where you spend the night in an auberge based on B&B. The stretch is almost 9 hours, 1200 meters up and 1400 meters down.
Sunday September 12 The Bergtopper Van will bring you back to St.Girons after breakfast. From there you can go to any possible destination.
Easyjet flies from Toulouse to London.
There are 6 nights based on 1/2 board (breakfast and dinner). The last 2 nights are based on B&B.
There are 7 days where you need a packed meal.
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