Balaitous Area

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointBalaïtous (3144 m/10,315 ft)
CountriesFrance (67%), Spain (33%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesNouvelle-Aquitaine (38%), Aragón (33%), Occitanie (29%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,527 sq km / 590 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent86 km / 54 mi North-South
32 km / 20 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 55' N; 0° 14' W
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Map of Balaitous 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 Balaitous Area.
West-Central PyreneesLevel 4 (Parent)
         North Pyrenee PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Balaitous AreaLevel 5
         Gavarnie-Ordessa AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bigorre AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Posets AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         MaladetaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bizberri-Montario-Montseny AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         RibagorzaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Balaitous Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
2.Picos del Infierno308110,108 
3.Picos del Infierno - Pico Occidental307510,089 
4.Garmo Negro306610,059 
5.Pico de la Frondella305410,020 
7.Gran Fache30069862 
8.Pico Arnales30029849 
9.Pic Palas29749757 
10.Pico Cambalès29669731 
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 Balaitous Area

Le Béout
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le Béout, from the south-west (2022-07-27). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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