Road trip guide: Conquering the Besurta Refuge

Refugio de la Besurta is a high mountain refuge at an elevation of 1.920m (6,299 ft) above the sea level, located in the comarca of Ribagorza, province of Huesca, in northern Spain.

Refugio de la Besurta

Located in the Benasque Valley, within the Parc Natural de Pocets-Maladeta, in the heart of the Pyrenees, the road to the refuge is paved but pretty narrow. It’s usually impassable in winters.

Starting from Benasque, at an elevation of 1.164m above the sea level, the ascent is 15.4 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 756 meters. The average percentage is 4.9 %.