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Lacs d'Ayous and Pic d’Ayous is a 12.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Laruns, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from May until October.

Length 12.1 mi Elevation gain 3,914 ft Route type Loop
Backpacking Camping Hiking Nature trips Lake Partially paved River Views Waterfall Wild flowers Rocky Scramble Snow No shade No dogs
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Cette randonnée relativement facile du tour des Lacs d’Ayous est une randonnée incontournable de la Vallée d’Ossau. C'est une superbe randonnée dans les Pyrénées offrant une vue classique sur la montagne et le lac en passant par le Pic d'Ayou.

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le clos de CINACLE
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plusieurs fois, et la dernière en août 2020

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Ariane Péron
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Très belle randonnée, raide dès le départ mais ça vaut le coup, pour admirer d'aussi beaux paysages ! Boucle faite en deux jours, nous avons campé au bord du lac Gentau, malgré la chaleur de la journée, la nuit étais fraîche (prévoyez un bon duvet !)

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Ariane Péron
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Doriane Bonnin
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Cette randonnée est super belle; tour des lacs, col et pic d'Ayous! Petit passage à l'ombre très sympathique. Le soir, on a dormir au bord du lac, près des pottok, des vaches et des brebis. Il y avait quand même énormément de monde... beaucoup fréquentée.

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Sinead B
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Fantastic hike. Great views, definitely worth the detour up to the peak. Only advice is to go a bit early, we had to walk from the road below as the parking at the trail head was full (~3.5 km one way)

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Sinead B
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bad recording. great hike

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Christian bouffenie
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site très fréquenté juillet et août

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Kenzo Montalbetti
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Nous avons fais un séjour de 4jrs avec 3 nuit au lac gentau sous notre tente. Un décor incroyable, et des rencontres formidable. Largement possible de faire le pic d’ayous et le tour des lacs en 1 journées. Parcours très bien balisé et réalisable avec des enfants (tour des lacs) Le pic ayous est difficile au début au départ de gentau mais une vue extraordinaire la haut avec une vue les Pyrénées espagnoles

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Alicia Madoz
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Gigi Contreras
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Although doable in a single day hike, we completed this hike in 2 days and opted for a night at the lac d’Ayous Refuge. This hike offers beautiful views. We ascended through the forest (the path on the right hand side at the fork) and made our way to the pic d’Ayous before returning to the Refuge for the night. On descent, there is a section of the trail with a steep decline over large rocks that have been smoothed our over time and must be quite slippery in rainy conditions. Would do this hike again!

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Hisham Shaia
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Doriane Bonnin
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Benjamin Poulain
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Hugo Soteras
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Jérémy Landais
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Gonzalo González Delgado
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Martin Van Exter
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