Discovering Rialb Valley
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What will we find in this excursion?
In October 2020, UNESCO officially designated the parish of Ordino as a biosphere reserve and it joined the European Network of Biosphere Reserves as part of the Mountain Thematic Axis. Today the three levels will be held in the parish of Ordino.
Castellar bridge-Fontblanca peak-Portella de Rialb pass-Rialb refuge- Sorteny Natural Park car park
The Fontblanca (or Rialb) peak is, at 2,903 metres, one of the seven mountains in Andorra that are over 2,900 metres high. Magnificent itinerary in traverse that will take us from Comís Vell to Rialb valley, to finish at the Sorteny Natural Park car park. If the weather is good, the views from the top are breathtaking.
Castellar bridge-Portella de Rialb pass-Rialb refuge- Sorteny Natural Park car park
The path that links the Comís Vell valley with the Rialb valley passes through the Portella de Rialb pass, which is located between the Fontblanca and Besalí peaks. From the pass we will go down through the whole valley of Rialb to the Sorteny Natural Park car park through splendid high mountain scenery.
L’Hortell Building (Ordino-Arcalís)-Comís Vell-Refuge of Besalí- Sorteny Natural Park car park
We will start the day going down the path that goes from the port del Rat to Andorra until we reach the Cabanes de Castellar. After a steep climb through Comís Vell, at an altitude of 2,150m, we will take the path that will lead us to the refuge of Besalí. From here with a steep descent, we will cross the Ascobar de Puntal and we will arrive at Sorteny Natural Park car park where the excursion ends.