Autiguided Route
L’Altra Cara de la Forca

Des de: 657,00 

A route with stunning landscapes and of great historical and cultural interest that is largely within the Parc Natural del Cadí Moixeró.

The route begins at the foot of the spectacular north-face of Cadí in the Cerdanya and passes through Berguedà along the Pas del Gasolans, an ancient path that connected the two regions. This path will lead us to the territory of the magnificent Macizo de Pedraforca.

 

This route allows us to discover the valley of Vansa, where we will enjoy the small mountain villages and local people who have managed to preserve the essence of their valley’s rural patrimony.

Finally, we will ascend to the flats of the Alt Urgell, a green valley rich in crops, bathed by the Segre river and surrounded by mountains. It is here where we will return to civilization upon arrival to the Seu d’Urgell.

  • Options: The route can be done either: Auto-guided or free / Guided (by a mountain guide)
  • Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights/ 5 days walking. From Béixec to the Seu d’Urgell. The complete route is comprised of 5 walking segments and 6 overnight stays.

  • Modifications: 3-4-day route. From Prat d’Aguiló to the Seu d’Urgell. If you have fewer days available, one option is to do the route in 3-4 days and 3-4 overnight stays. From Prat d’Aguiló to the Seu d’Urgell.

  • Services: The offered routes include the following services: Luggage transport from one accommodation to the next / Accommodation under half board regime / Local tourism information/ Assistance during the route

  • Additional Services: Mountain guide / GPS rental / Taxi transport to the Seu d’Urgell

**Price ​​for person and double room

Description

 

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Steps

Check-in at accommodation. Visit the Seu d’Urgell.

The Seu d’Urgell is the capital of the Alt Urgell. It is located in the province of Lleida and has the Sierra del Cadí as its spectacular backdrop. The Seu is a city surrounded by nature, and has a variety of leisure-time, tourist, cultural and sport-related services at immediate disposal.

Transfer from the Seu d’Urgell to Béixec.

The route starts in the small cozy village of Béixec. The north-face of Cadí is the dominant keynote of the day trip, which surprises us with its impressive rock walls, lush forests and picturesque meadows until arriving to the Prat d’Aguiló refuge.

The second day trip continues along the Camí dels Segadors (Reaper’s Trail), crossing the Pas del Gasolans; a pass which gets in name from the inhabitants of Gósol and which was used to go to work in the Cerdanya during the time of harvest. This trail was also used during ancestral times by shippers, musicians and smugglers, and offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Cerdanya, Berguedà and the Alt Urgell.

In this leg of the trip, there are 2 options: to ascend Pedraforca or take a loop trail around the base of the mountain.

  • Option 1: Ascension to the top of Pedraforca

Ascending to the top of Pedraforca is not just going up a precious mountain, but is also a way to get to know and comprise of a small but important part of Catalan culture. The Catalans have always felt attracted to this mountain, either for its imposing north face or for its spectacular fork shape.

Although ascending to the top can be auto-guided, it’s recommended to schedule this trip with a mountain guide.

  • Option 2: 360º loop around Pedraforca

A loop trail that allows us to get to know the lower part of the mountain by walking through its forests along easy trails that are

The itinerary in this part of the trip includes crossing over ancient trails that were originally used to connect the villages.

In this leg, we are also introduced to Vansa valley. This pre-Pyrenean Catalan valley is a place where we can soak up bygone times in its well-conserved stone villages, and where we can contemplate humanized and wild nature alike.

Option: Visit the Trementinaires Museum in Tuixent.

The last part of the route follows a historical trail full of vegetative and geological contrasts. We are taken away from the Vansa valley and led to the flats of l’Urgellet.

This segment will bring us back to the Seu d’Urgell, marking the final cairn of our journey.

End of route