Hotel l'Astrolabe

14 place Léon Mendiondou , Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Aquitaine, 64400, France | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oloron-Sainte-Marie

Gabas to Gourette

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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... be there and this proved to be the case. The chairlift took us about halfway up the mountain. As Bronnie had walked underneath another chairlift without seeing it she misread the map and we saw another beautiful section of trail, which unfortunately was cut off by a large section of ice...Partially retracing our steps we took the trail leading to Lac Anglas (Anglas lake) at an altitude of 2068 meters. There was a lot ...

Refuge Ayous to Gabas

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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... After an hour or so the weather seemed to clear and we stopped to take off our wet wether gear and enjoy the sunshine. Bronnie suddely noticed that the Pic du Midi was showing itself for the first time that day. We took some pictures and went to take off again when the sudden break in the weather stopped as quickly as it had started, and walked the rest of the way in light rain. Stats: Distance: 10 km Total ascent: 20 meters Total descent: 920 meters Bronnie, Kathy and ...

Etsaut to refuge Ayous

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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... like a pyramid with a chunk bitten out of the top. It is roughly 2600 meters high. We stopped for a while at a spot out of the wind to drink in the scenery. After that the final section of the day was a 500 meter descent to the mountain refuge Ayous, named after the lake on which it sits. It is run by the National Park service. We had expected the accommodation here to be very rough and ready but were ...

Lescun to Etsaut

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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... going along a seemingly endless descent until we reached the village of Borce, where we even managed to buy icecreams! After a short break there we walked the remaining fifteen minutes to Etsaut, a nice small village that was our destination. We are having a rest day there, so will not post a blog for Monday. Hans, Kathy and Bronnie. Stats: Distance: 18.6 km Total ascent: 927 meters Total descent: 1177 ...

Senta to Lescun

A travel blog entry by kathywijgers

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5

... of other humans. We crossed an area of major earthworks where they were building extra ski runs and access roads, and after that several passes at altitudes of just over 1900 meters. One of them required rock climbing using a steel cable, and at the top was only a meter wide...From there looking northwards into France we could see the whole width of the mountain chain with flatter land behind. As we walked on every ridge seemed ...

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