Shelter - Refugio de San Vicenda (Añisclo)
Situation: Next to the Barranco de San Vicenda, in the plain on the Añisclo cut.
Accesses: By track from Púertolas. On the way from the bottom of the Añisclo Canyon. Leave the car in Bestué and continue walking on the track 2h 30 '.
Characteristics: Shelter with two rooms. 8 seats. Benches. Chimney. Good condition. Water.
Ascents: Añisclo routes, The Tucas mountain range, Gurrundué Circus, Tres Marías, Escuaín Gorge.
forest track that is born to two km before arriving at the locality of Bestué and that has the indication "Mountain of Sesa" and we ascend smoothly by the western slopes of the Greater Castle. To our left we leave a ravine through which the Aires River flows. Next, we leave behind the Castillo Mayor and reach some large hills that are covered by grasslands and that hide us from the Escuaín gorge.
After overcoming them, we arrive at the Plana Canal pass where we will find a chain that prevents the passage of vehicles that are not authorized and we take the cleavage that will be the objective of our excursion. We continue along the track until we find the first prows of Añisclo from where we can enjoy spectacular views and then, after 2h 30 'on the way, to the refuge of San Vicenda (1,650 m), the end of our journey. It is a refuge of just two rooms of eight seats, but it is in good condition; It has a fireplace, benches and water. It is a good starting point to start more excursions: to the Gurrundué circus, the Escuaín gorges or the Sierra de las Sucas.
The return will be done by the same road as the outbound and its estimated time is 2h.
During our tour we will pass through centuries-old oak forests and also through mountain pastures where some typical Pyrenean plant species such as mountain licorice or different types of orchids are found. As for the fauna, we can enco
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ServicesDrinking water Fireplace
How to get there
Nearby hiking routes (< 15km)
- Col et Lac de la Bernatoire
- Refuge de la Brèche de Roland
- Plateau de Saugué
- Vers la Hourquette d'Alans par le Cirque d'Estaubé
- GR-19.1 Senderos del Sobrarbe. Variante por Bielsa
- Voie de Bielsa - No Tunnel
- Voie de Bielsa
- HRP Variante 16.2
- Cirque de Gavarnie
- Refuge des Espugeuttes et Pimené
- Cabane des Soldats
- Les Lacs près du Col des Espécières