Carros de Foc is a 73.1 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Vall de Boí, Catalonia, Spain that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from June until September.

Distance: 73.1 km Elevation Gain: 4,850 m Route Type: Loop

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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.

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