FREERIDE: PIC DE L'HORTELL I WANT THE ACTIVE TOURISM APP

FREERIDE: PIC DE L'HORTELL

Ordino

I WANT THE ACTIVE TOURISM APP
Difficulty Easy
Distance 3,7 km
Altitude difference +601 m / -791 m

Ordino


The descent of the Hortell Peak is an easy route in the Vallnord-Ordino Arcalis resort at 1,940 m.

Start point: From the base of the resort we will take ski lift 1 that will take us to 2,100 m; from here on we put on the skins and go up through the forest to the ridge of the Pic del Hortell south-east. In around 40 minutes we are near the Hortell summit at 2,560 m.

Descent: We can start the descent from the peak itself or from a few hundred metres below. If we start from the summit we have to make a short crossing to find the corridors; we avoid this crossing if we do it from further down. We will descend eastwards along the ridge to a first corridor (1) (S3.2) with a narrower passage in the centre which is very technical. Further down the ridge we find the second corridor (2) which is wider and more obvious than the first, not as technical with a smaller gradient (around 40°) (S3.1). All of the corridors come out on the same plain leading to the river Tristaina and the Encodina picnic site where we will have to have a car to get back to the resort.

Parking area: (42°37'55.56"N and 1°30'40.51"E).

Drop: 35-45°

Find more freeride routes and enjoy your favourite sport for longer.

Download Alpify, the safety application that in the event of emergency allows users to send their exact location to the rescue teams.


ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO VERY NEARBY

Decontracturing Massage Decontracturing Massage

DECONTRACTURING MASSAGE

If you have painful zone and need decontracturing, this is the massage for you

Hot Karite Thalassa Massage Hot Karite Thalassa Massage

HOT KARITE THALASSA MASSAGE

Relax and care for your body with the softness of Karite butter!

Experience freeride Experience freeride

EXPERIENCE FREERIDE

If you love extreme sports and adventure, Grandvalira and Vallnord

Xalet Bringué Spa: relaxing massages in Andorra Xalet Bringué Spa: relaxing massages in Andorra

A FULL RELAXING MASSAGE

Enjoy a full relaxing massage at the Xalet Bringué Spa in Andorra

MORE MOUNTAIN ROUTES AROUND YOU

Raquetes: Camí ral del Serrat a Sorteny

SNOWSHOES: CAMÍ RAL DEL SERRAT A SORTENY

Ordino

Skimo: Cabanes del Castellar - Comis Vell

SKIMO: CABANES DEL CASTELLAR - COMIS VELL

Ordino

Skimo: Pic de l’Estanyó

SKIMO: PIC DE L’ESTANYÓ

Ordino

HOTELS THAT MIGHT ALSO INTEREST YOU

Hotel El Pradet

HOTEL EL PRADET

Ordino

Hotel Niunit

HOTEL NIUNIT

Ordino

Aparthotel Rialb

APARTHOTEL RIALB

Ordino

Hotel Xalet Bringué

HOTEL XALET BRINGUÉ

Ordino