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Carros de Foc is a 46.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Lérida, Catalonia, Spain that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September.

Length 46.6 mi Elevation gain 16,266 ft Route type Loop

Backpacking

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Lake

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The Carros de Foc, or Fire Chariots, is considered by some as the most beautiful hike in the Pyreness mountains and maybe all of Europe. It is a classic route and an ambition of many mountain lovers. The trail is a multi day hike and is usually done in about a week. The trail is challenging because it is at high elevation and requires careful planning. A reservation is required to do this route, which can be done here: https://www.carrosdefoc.com/reservas/ You will have to plan an itinerary to do this trail. The trail is typically broken into segments by town with the common stopping places being shelters at; Ventosa, Restanca, Colomers, Saboredo, Amitges, Ernest Mallafre, Josep M. Blanc, and Colomina. There are no special markings along the trail. You will be following red and white marks, wooden posts, and stacks of rocks left by other hikers. Hikers will be rewarded for taking on this difficult hike. The views of the Pyrenees mountains are spectacular. The different landscapes will amaze any person and the variety of colors of the meadows and forests will leave you breathless. The trail has shelters along the way that have become part of the landscape of the park. They help make the crossing easier. Not all of the locations offer the same services. Take note that some may not have hot water and others may not have electricity.

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Lucie Poulin
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