Cap de Bouirex - From The E - Cap de Bouirex - Couserans - Aran N - France
Min / max altitude1050m / 1873m
Duration1 day
Main facingE
Route typereturn_same_way
GearCrampons and ski crampons necessary

Follow the path climbing steeply through the forest (yellow markers) until reaching open ground at La Coumière (1380m) where you can put on your skis. climb directly passing through a band of forest to open slopes once more and the transmitter/pylon. Follow the broad ridge, usually icy, heading W for 2km to the summit. The last 180m on foot with crampons if the snow is thin. Return by the same route.

No particular difficulty, though ridge is often icy

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