2018 - Enjoy spectacular views along the ridge of the Pyrenean picos. Start near the Meditarranean in Spain. Touch the peaks of this old mountain range and cross it near Cique de Gavarnie to finally end near the pilgrim city of Lourdes in France. Be prepared to climb and step with your bike ...
HIGHLIGHTS ALONG THE TRIP
Girona - Olot - Ripoll - Organya - El pont de Suert - Ainsa - Frontera De Portalet - Castet - Pau
Between fall and spring you can avoid the passes to be closed due to heavy snowfall. Remember that you bike at ca. 1.500 m and weather can change rapidly.
There are plenty of camping opportunities throughout the ride. Wild camping is preferable as nature offers plenty shelter opportunities.
Always carry minimum 4 liter water with you. Biking at height dehydrates you rapidly. Combine this with high temperatures and you will fill up your bottles in every small village you encounter. You easily find small grocery shops to buy basic food: meat, yoghourt, cheese, tomato, pasta, ...