Gavarnie-Ordessa Area

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointMonte Perdido (3348 m/10,984 ft)
CountriesSpain (72%), France (28%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesAragón (71%), Occitanie (29%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,068 sq km / 412 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent62 km / 39 mi North-South
33 km / 20 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 41' N; 0° 2' E
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Map of Gavarnie-Ordessa 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 Gavarnie-Ordessa Area.
West-Central PyreneesLevel 4 (Parent)
         North Pyrenee PiedmontLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Balaitous AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Gavarnie-Ordessa AreaLevel 5
         Bigorre AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Posets AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         MaladetaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bizberri-Montario-Montseny AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         RibagorzaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Gavarnie-Ordessa Area

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Monte Perdido334810,984 
2.Cilindro de Marbore332510,909 
3.Pic Vignemale329910,823 
4.Pico de Añísclo325710,686 
5.Pico de Marboré325210,669 
7.Peña Roya319410,479 
8.Picos de la Cascada316110,371 
9.El Tallón314410,315 
10.La Munia313310,279 
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 Gavarnie-Ordessa Area

Monte Perdido

Monte Perdido lords over the head of the flat-bottomed Ordessa Valley in the Pyrennes (1985-07-15).
Cilindro de Marbore

The "cylinder" of Marbore indeed looks like a tree stump in this view from Monte Perdido (1985-07-15).
Pic Vignemale
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North Face of Pic Vignemale (2017-08-22). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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El Tallón
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Summit of Le Taillon (to the right); left back: doigt de dieu (finger of God); foreground: Taillon glacier (2017-08-22). Photo by Timo Fleig.
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