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4 Oct 2012

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Torrecerredo – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Urriello from the Tesorero, Torrecerredo photo

Photo credit: Enrique Ribas

torrecerredo photo

Photo credit: juan

  • Elevation: 2648 m
  • Difficulty: Scramble
  • Best months to climb: May, June, July, August, September
  • Convenient center: Posada de Valdeón

Torrecerredo Climbing Notes

JAVIER MORENO from SPAIN writes:

Torrecerredo is the highest altitude of Picos de Europa and Cantabric Mountains.
The peak is very well documented in a set of mountain guides, mainly available in Spanish. For English readers, the literature published by Robin Walker is strongly recommended.
Posada de Valdeón can be used as departure point when coming from the south and climbing option from "Jou Los Cabrones" is chosen. For people coming from the north side (Asturias), the option from Sotres and Collado Pandebano is preferred.
Do not underestimate the high mountain environment of the peak, even in summer. With the exception from mid-August to mid-October, for the rest of the year piolet or even crampons are mandatory, and the use of rope highly recommended. The closeness of Cantabric Sea usually means unstable weather (take always a check to weather forecast), and during summer severe storms can be created in small time.
Anycase, it is a superb mountain. Enjoy it!

2010-07-01

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10 other mountain peaks closest to Torrecerredo:

1. Torre de Cerredo (2648 m) 0.2 km
2. Picu Urriellu (2519 m) 3.0 km
3. Naranjo de Bulnes (2519 m) 3.0 km
4. Coriscao (2234 m) 13.4 km
5. Sierra de Cuera (1315 m) 18.6 km
6. Espiguete (2450 m) 28.3 km
7. Pico Remelende (1888 m) 34.5 km
8. Peña Ubiña (2417 m) 91.3 km
9. Castro Valnera (1718 m) 97.6 km
10. Ganekogorta (998 m) 151.8 km

 

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