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In the high Pyrenees

a new life in a mountain village

by Bernard Loughlin

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Ireland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loughlin, Bernard -- Homes and haunts -- Spain -- Catalonia.,
  • Tyrone Guthrie Centre.,
  • Child abuse -- Ireland.,
  • Catalonia (Spain) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBernard Loughlin.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 299 p. ;
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22019956M
    ISBN 101844880311

      A resource book covering the finest walks, treks and climbs in the High Pyrenees for km between France and Spain, from the Cirque de Lescun, on the edge of the Basque country in the west, to the Carlit massif and the Cerdagne to the east of : Kev Reynolds. Toggle high contrast. About This Book Title. Les Pyrenées Centrales. Collections. opensource. More information on Facebook. Twitter. Email. Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. Les Pyrenées. Cycling in the High Pyrénées of France The Hautes-Pyrénées department of France has nine Tour de France mountains, including Col du Tourmalet and Col d'Aubisque. Matthew Collins, who runs at bike hire shop at the foot of the Tourmalet, shares his local knowledge.


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The Pyrenean High-Level Route is probably the most beautiful, spectacular and challenging trek in the Pyrenees. Unlike the GR10 and GR11, the trek from Hendaye to Banyuls-sur-Mer crosses the French Spanish border many times, exploring both sides of the mountain range and staying as close as possible to the main ridge of the Pyrenees/5(19).

Excellent book for someone preparing to go hiking, or especially technical climbing, in the main areas of the High Pyrenees. Kev Reynolds always delivers quality guide books--I've used several over the years. Not the best if you are going over there mainly as /5(6).

In the High Pyrenees book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a loving and funny account of life in a mountain villag /5. High Pyrenees Mountain Bike Holidays The mountain biking across the Pyrenees is something special and there are many hidden singletracks and secret treasures.

In October the high mountains are still clear of snow and offer some truly incredible mountain bike opportunities which we share with you on this mountain bike holiday. Pyrenees High Route (HRP) Hiking Guide for JUMP TO: PROS & CONS / ITINERARIES / COMPARISON WITH GR10 & GR11 / CAMPSITES & HUTS / WHEN TO GO / MAPS & GUIDEBOOKS / ANIMALS / WHAT TO PACK The Pyrenees High Route (Haute Route Pyrénées, HRP) is a long distance hiking trail that follows the mountainous divide along the French.

Campsites in the French Pyrénées. If you like mountain camping you can't go wrong with a campsite in the French Pyrénées. Although the peaks may not be as high as the Alps, the Pyrenees pack a punch in comparison and are often much quieter, especially in high season.

Start in Etsaut and end in Bagnères-de-Luchon. With the hiking & trekking tour High Pyrenees Explorer, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Etsaut, France and 2 other destinations in France. High Pyrenees Explorer includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Guidebook to the Pyrenean Haute Route, a challenging km trek following the high ridge of the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. A thru-hike takes around 6–7 weeks or the route can be walked in shorter sections. The Pyrenees are also a good place for athletes to do high-altitude training in the summertime, such as by bicycling and cross-country running.

In the summer and the autumn, the Pyrenees are usually featured in two of cycling's grand tours, the Tour de France held annually in July and the Vuelta a España held in ies: Spain, France and Andorra.

Walk to Cirque du Gavarnie, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and to the Pont d’Espagne, an ancient bridge high in the Pyrenees that used to be at the border of France and Spain.

Stay in Cauterets and Luz Saint Sauveur, two small, lively mountain towns of character and explore traditional Villages of the Pays Toys. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spender, Harold, Through the High Pyrenees. London, A.D.

Innes & Co., (OCoLC) High Pyrenees to the Atlantic Ocean In this article you'll find 58 photos from the rest of my Pyrenees crossing, from the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. I jumped between the GR 11 (Spain), HRP (high route), and the GR 10 (France), depending on the conditions, scenery, and my food supply.

Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This is a loving and funny account of life in a mountain village in the Catalan Pyrenees In the high Pyrenees book of Bernard and Mary Loughlins' efforts to restore an ancient house there. The In the high Pyrenees book Randonnée Pyrénéenne (HRP) is a high-level long-distance trail in the Pyrenees joining the Atlantic and Mediterranean.

It approximately follows the French and Spanish border and passes through Andorra. Like the GR 10 and the GR 11, the path travels the length of the Pyrenees from coast to r, where the GR 10 and GR 11 stick mainly to lower Location: Pyrenees. The Brèche de Roland - Roland's Breach - is a 40 metre wide, metre high gap in the cliffs dividing the two sides of the High Pyrenees, and legend claims it was cut by Count Roland using his sword Durendal after losing the 8th century Battle of Roncesvalles.

The hotel is the only place that you can see the breach from the bottom of the valley.5/5(1). But the Pyrenees are so convoluted that the effect is only important locally, near the high passes.

At the beginning of the walking season the south- and east-facing slopes will be the first to shed their snow. Some of the runners encountered on the HRP just below the col des Mulets, near Vignemale. Walkers.

I expected to see fewer walkers on. The Great Pyrenees is a large, thickly coated, and immensely powerful working dog bred to deter sheep-stealing wolves and other predators on snowy mountaintops. Pyrs Temperament: Smart, Patient, Calm. Book your mountain bike holiday in Spain with Basque MTB in San Sebastian and the Pyrenees.

Guided mountain bike tours on the best mountain biking trails. A comprehensive guide to visiting the Spanish Pyrenees. A lot of people visit Barcelona and Costa Brava every year; however, many fewer people visit the Spanish Pyrenees of Catalonia.

This lesser known region of Spain offers a perfect place to escape from the often crowded coast, whether you visit it in conjunction with these more popular spots or dedicate an entire trip to. I’ve now walked the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean twice.

First on the north side, then on the south. Having written about the first trek (If You Only Walk Long Enough: Exploring the Pyrenees), I’m trying to put my thoughts together for my book on the southern option, the GR [Update   So, Saturday we are away early over another pass and through the tunnel onto the Spanish side of the Pyrenees.

We picked a camp site for 2 nights out of the ASCI book, Swimming Pool restaurant etc, but when we get there the restaurant is boarded up and the swimming pool is empty. This is an edited extract from 'In the High Pyrenees: a new life in a mountain village' by Bernard Loughlin, published in paperback by Penguin () on Thursday at £ The book.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. A picturesque and descriptive tour in the mountains of the High Pyrenees Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Addeddate Pages: Book now. Final Chance to ride this route. This route explores the warmer and dryer side of the Pyrenees, from the Girona hills to a specific stage dedicated to the climbs of Andorra, then on into the heart of the High Pyrenees. Three nights mid-event spent in Bagneres de Luchon include a NEW STAGE built around the exceptional climb up to the.

Hike Pyrenees specialise in small group guided walking holidays and self guided walking holidays. Our holidays range from scenic walks in meadows to strenuous hikes in the high mountains.

The Spanish Pyrenees are one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Buy The Pyrenean Haute Route: High level trail through the Pyrenees: A High-level Trail (Cicerone Mountain Walking) 01 by Joosten, Ton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5). The Pyrenees are one of Europe’s greatest mountain ranges – a string of soaring snowy peaks, which mark the border between France and Spain and run right through the small nation of spring and summer when the ski slopes are all closed, however, they make for the perfect summer hiking playground.

Peter Cossins lives on the French side of the Pyrenees mountains. He’s currently crowdfunding to publish a book on the area A Cyclist’s Guide to the Mountains: The Pyrenees, and also has a. Guidebook to the GR10, a km trek across the French Pyrenees from Hendaye on the Atlantic Coast to the Mediterranean coast at Banyuls-sur-Mer.

Described in day stages of km, the route can be completed in its entirety, usually in around 45 days, or in shorter sections using the bus and rail links found throughout the Pyrenees. Tarantella, a Southern Italian fast paced folk dance is far North in the Pyrenees.

Belloc uses the dance as a metaphor for life. Could see this poem becoming popular at funerals. (Report) Reply. #N#Rosmarie Thomson (5/18/ PM) Loved this poem. Learnt it 60 years ago when I wa ten.I can still recite it without missing a beat.

(Report Author: Hilaire Belloc. BasqueMTB's High Pyrenees adventure is an incredible, once in a lifetime bike riding journey. High Pyrenees - a Trip in the Making. If you release a book.

Weather in the Pyrenees is typical high mountains weather. Starting autumn it might rain and be cool/cold in higher areas. Pack your usual mountain biking equipment, as well as knee and elbow pads (some trails are rough), a rain jacket, and a spare tube and other quick-fix repair items.

This is an incomplete list of mountains on Earth, arranged by elevation in metres above sea a complete list of mountains over m high, with at least m of prominence, see List of highest also a list of mountains ranked by prominence.

Andorra employs those special economic weapons so popular among Europe’s little states: easygoing banking, duty-free shopping, and low, low taxes. The principality has morphed from a rough-and-tumble smugglers’ haven to a high-tech, high-altitude shoppers’ haven — famous for its bargain-basement prices.

Book the Lountere, High Mountain Chalet, Pyrenees & Save BIG on Your Next Stay. Compare Reviews, Photos, & Availability w/ Travelocity. Start Saving Today. Overview: One of the most dramatic mountain ranges in Europe, the Pyrenees mountains are located along the border of France and Spain.

These big mountains are home to several long-distance hiking trails, including the GR10 (on the French side), the GR11 (on the Spanish side) and the Pyrenees High Route (HRP, along the middle).

Spanish Pyrenees Climbing Guidebooks "Lleida Climbs Guidebook" describes a selected number of sport climbs in the province of Lleida to the west of Barcelona and stretching into the total 21 separate rock climbing areas are documented detailing nearly 1, routes across a wide range of grades.

We advise you to seek a pitch for your tent or to book a room in three different areas: somewhere in the High Pyrenees, the Somontano area.

THE HIGH PYRENEES, SPAIN. By Rosie Till. Amber (my horse) loved scratching on trees and bushes – she was like Baloo in the jungle book. The afternoon sun was very hot so we de-toured to avoid the tarmac road, travelling you might say, “off-piste” with river crossings, a swarm of bees and overgrown woodland to negotiate.

The possibilities for High-level (m+), strenuous walking in the Pyrenees are endless. It is best to gain the advantage of height through either driving to a central point, such as Plateau Beille or by using the cable car at Ax Les Thermes.

Basque-speaking, wet and green in the west; craggy, snowy, Gascon-influenced in the middle; dry, Mediterranean and Catalan-speaking in the east – the Pyrenees are physically beautiful, culturally varied and less developed than the Alps.

The whole range is marvellous walkers’ country, especially the central region around the Parc National des Pyrénées, with its. High Pyrenees High Pyrenees Allan Kirk Posted by Unknown at Email This BlogThis!

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In the summer of we (Amy and Jim) hiked through the Pyrenees from the Atlantic coast to the Mediterranean coast, following the Haute Route Pyrenees (aka HRP or Alta Ruta or Pyrenean Haute .