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Refuge de la Breche and the Cirque de Gavarnie

40 years of Walks and Climbs in the Pyrenees

Feature · On 20 Jul 2019 by Kev Reynolds

Walks & Climbs in the Pyrenees is 40 years old. First published in 1978, it’s never been out of print and, following numerous updates and reincarnations, the latest edition is...
An overview of the Vignemale peak, the Ossoue glacier and the three Russell caves in the middle

Searching for Russell’s caves on the Pyrenean Haute Route

Feature · On 17 Jul 2019 by Tom Martens

In spring 2018, while doing research for the new guidebook on the Pyrenean Haute Route, Tom Martens discovered that the Vignemale, France’s highest Pyrenean peak at 3298m, held a cave...
001 Refuge de Larribet (2072m) in the Central Pyrenees

Writing a guidebook in a mountain hut on the Pyrenean Haute Route

Feature · On 28 Apr 2019 by Tom Martens

I wasn’t even planning to stop at the Larribet mountain hut, but on an early July morning in 2014, mist came in and reduced my view. Eventually, I got into...
Infierno peaks over Ibón de Respomuso

The GR11 – the Atlantic to the Mediterranean through the Spanish Pyrenees

Article · On 12 Sep 2018 by Brian Johnson

The GR11 is a glorious 820km traverse of the Pyrenees on a well-waymarked trail through Spain and Andorra. And if it’s solitude among spectacular scenery you’re after, Brian Johnson believes...
Climbing in the Pyrenees

A difficult day in the Pyrenees

Feature · On 25 Mar 2015 by Kev Reynolds

An extract from A Walk in the Clouds by Kev Reynolds reveals that sometimes you can have 'Something of a doo-day'. This story takes place in the Pyrenees, near the...
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Hole in One

Feature · On 16 Dec 2014 by Kev Reynolds

Kev Reynolds and his climbing partner Hugh explore the Vignemale and Vignemale glacier in the Pyrenees, but all was not well when they crossed the glacier.