Posets Area

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointPosets (3369 m/11,053 ft)
CountriesFrance (71%), Spain (29%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesOccitanie (70%), Aragón (25%), Catalonia (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,626 sq km / 628 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent57 km / 36 mi North-South
48 km / 30 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 49' N; 0° 27' E
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Map of Posets Area
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Posets Area.
West-Central PyreneesLevel 4 (Parent)
         North Pyrenee PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Balaitous AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Gavarnie-Ordessa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bigorre AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Posets AreaLevel 5
         MaladetaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bizberri-Montario-Montseny AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         RibagorzaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Posets Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
2.Pico de Espadas332810,919 
5.Punta Sabre313410,282 
6.Pic de los Gorgas Blancas313010,269 
7.Pico de Maupas311110,207 
8.Pico Crabioles310710,194 
9.Diente de Llardana309110,141 
10.Pic des Spijeoles306410,052 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Posets Area

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View from Posets summit westward: In the center Monte Perdido, Cilindro de Marbore, and Pico Marbore (Las tres sorores), to the right Vignemale (2016-08-24). Photo by Timo Fleig.
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Pico de Salvaguarda
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Pic de Sauvegarde as seen after the partial descent towards Puerto de la Picada (col) (2014-11-01). Photo by Timo Fleig.
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