Pla de Beret
Pla de Beret is a high mountain plateau at an elevation of 1.881m (3,027ft) above the sea level, located In Val d’Aran Valley, Catalonia, in northern Spain. The view on the mountains is unique.
Located in the Pyrenees, a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain, the road to the summit is asphalted. It’s called C-142B. Short term closures are possible in winter. The road does get busier at weekends and in the main holiday season. The climb is busier during the ski season.
The climb has been used by the Spanish Vuelta and the Tour de France races. Starting from Baqueira (C-28 road), the ascent is 6.5 km long with 9 sharp hairpin turns. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 397 meters. The average percentage is 6.1 %, with some sections up to 9%.