Circular Walk in the Andara Massif

A very spectacular circular walk in the Eastern massif of the Picos with very varied scenery passing through farming land, beech forests and passes by the Andarrá refuge. The walk makes use of old mining tracks and navigation is quite easy.

Type of walk: Circular Hitu de Escarandi

Starting point: Hitu de Escarandi 4 kms from Sotres

Finishing point: Hitu de Escarandi

Access: 62 km from hotel, 70 minutes by car

Public transport options: No

Grading: Difficult

Total length: 16 km

Total ascent: 600 m

Altitude: 1300 - 1100 - 1700 - 1300

Total walking time: 5 hour

Terrain: Good tracks

Navigation: Easy

Refreshments: Bar in Sotres

Map: Adrados Picos de Europa Central Massif

Maps and self guided walking notes for this and other walks are available for guests at Hotel Posada del Valle; Asturias.

At the hotel we are only too pleased to help advice guests on the best and most suitable walks according to their walking abilities and the weather conditions, as well as provide information on any recent occurrences which may affect the walk.

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