Queralbs - Coma de Vaca Shelter

Queralbs - Coma de Vaca Shelter, through Freser gorges

Distance: 8,7 Kilometers

Time: 3 hours

Height diference: +865 m, -55 m

Signals: Yellow lines o red points

Optional Peaks: Balandrau (2584 m), add 2 h 30 min to the stage.


We left the mountain-train station Queralbs and after 5 minutes down the road Ribes Freser find the Freser valley, that goes for three hours. At the bottom, the river flows through lush vegetation. In the second part, the forest is disappearing and scree path flanks with stunning aerial views of the Gorges milling. It is a magnificent mountain landscape with dazzling channels that lower peaks and Torreneules and Balandrau. Finally, at 2000 meters, the Freser Coma de Vaca valley are in the pastoral "Pla de les eugues", where we find the refuge.