Trail Run Project Logo

Refugio Vega de Urriellu - Sotre

Difficult
 5.0 (1)

A great out-and-back run to the iconic Naranjo de Bulnes and Refugio in Los Picos de Europa National Park.


Your Rating:      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty:
Your Favorites: Add to Favorites · Your List
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

4.0

Miles

6.4

KM

63%

Runnable

6,401' 1,951 m

High

3,688' 1,124 m

Low

2,861' 872 m

Up

148' 45 m

Down

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

37%

Max Grade (20°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Need to Know

This is relatively high alpine—there will likely be snow fields to cross, even in summer. Be sure if you are attempting in any season other than summer to do your research and have the proper equipment.

Description

This run begins near the town of Sotres in Los Picos de Europa National Park. From the main park road, continue slightly right downhill at the fork (left leads up to the town of Sotres) which will lead you through a small abandoned village (Aldea de Los Invernales de Texu). Follow this road through the village, up the hillside, until it eventually comes to an end (approx. 4.2km from the fork in the road).

The trail is well maintained and easy to follow. It passes by more abandoned stone houses, villages, refugios, etc. The views are stunning with high mountain peaks, rivers, villages in the distance, etc. You'll probably encounter cows and goats along the way.

Link to reserve a space at the refugio: refugiodeurriellu.com/web/

Additional resources:
picoseuropa.net/naranjo/
senderioja.es/senderismo/ru…
planetazul.es/DESCRIPCION_R…

Flora & Fauna

Cows, goats

Shared By:

Solcaster App

Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 1 vote

#2

in Llanes

#1586

Overall
  5.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
100%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#2

in Llanes

#2

in Spain

#1,586

Overall
25 Views Last Month
727 Since Jul 11, 2018
Difficult

0%
0%
0%
0%
100%
0%

Photos

Picos de Europa, Asturias, Spain
Jul 18, 2018 near Carreña, ES
Sotres, Picos de Europa, Asturias, Spain
Jul 18, 2018 near Tresviso, ES
Refugio Vega de Urriellu, Picos de Europa, Spain
Jul 18, 2018 near Posada…, ES

0 Comments

Current Trail Conditions

Update Conditions
Unknown See History
Add Your Check-In

Check-Ins

none