HRP - Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne

Description

  1. Name HRP - Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne (HRP)
  2. Durée en jours 45 jours
  3. Début de sentier Hendaye
  4. Fin de sentier Banyuls
  5. Classement Traildino DW, Marche difficile, bushwalk
  6. Classement Traversée de montagne T3, randonnée en montagne exigeante

HRP, Haute Randonnée PyrénéenneHendaye - Banyuls, Pyrenees, 45 days

The crossing of the Pyrenees is very rewarding, as every single hiker who made it will make clear.

The HRP, Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne or Pyrenees High Route was essentially the creation of one man, Georges Véron, the Alfred Wainwright of France. With approval of the Club Alpin Français he knit toghether many mountain trails, réfuges and gîtes, resulting in a continuous trail from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean.

We have three trails then, doing the same thing:

  • the GR10, staying most of the time in the middle reaches of the Pyrenees
  • the GR11, doing the same as the GR10 but on the Spanish side, a bit more strenuous
  • the HRP, staying in the high mountains but avoiding climbing or glacier crossings.

The trail set out by Véron is difficult. Well into july you must be prepared to overcome snow in gullies and on steep slopes, which necessitates the use of crampons and ice axe. Then his scheme of 45 days is almost impossible to cope with, but for the very very fit. Facilities are better than on the high routes in the US, but austere compared to the Alps. Therefore people usually hike parts of the trail. Thru-hiking is the exception. There is no such social thing as in the US around the big hikes like the Continental Divide Trail or Pacific Crest Trail, which is a pity. A few European hikes really cater for this standard, among them the Via Alpina and the Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne.

 

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Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne
HRP Variante
.HRP Variante 1.1, 3.4km
.HRP Variante 1.2, 5.2km
.HRP Variante 1.3, 4.6km
.HRP Variante 2.1, 4.9km
.HRP Variante 2.2, 8.2km
.HRP Variante 2.3, 6.4km
.HRP Variante 3.1, 13km
.HRP Variante 4.1, 9.9km
.HRP Variante 4.2, 3.8km
.HRP Variante 5.1, 8.8km
.HRP Variante 6.1, 26km
.HRP Variante 7.1, 1.6km
.HRP Variante 7.2, 2.2km
.HRP Variante 8.1, 8.6km
.HRP Variante 8.2, 1.3km
.HRP Variante 8.3, 9.2km
.HRP Variante 9.1, 10km
.HRP Variante 10.1, 6km
.HRP Variante 10.2, 9.4km
.HRP Variante 11.1, 17km
.HRP Variante 13.1, 16km
.HRP Variante 14.1, 0.9km
.HRP Variante 14.2, 14km
.HRP Variante 15.1, 8.5km
.HRP Variante 16.1, 5.3km
.HRP Variante 17.1, 23km
.HRP Variante 17.2, 4.9km
.HRP Variante 17.3, 3.5km
.HRP Variante 18.1, 21km
.HRP Variante 19.1, 15km
.HRP Variante 19.2, 9.2km
.HRP Variante 20.1, 14km
.HRP Variante 20.2, 12km
.HRP Variante 21.1, 6.3km
.HRP Variante 21.2, 28km
.HRP Variante 23.1, 4.7km
.HRP Variante 24.1, 9.1km
.HRP Variante 25.1, 16km
.HRP Variante 27.1, 17km
.HRP Variante 28.1, 3.4km
.HRP Variante 28.2, 12km
.HRP Variante 29.1, 18km
.HRP Variante 29.2, 13km
.HRP Variante 29.3, 4.3km
.HRP Variante 29.4, 2.4km
.HRP Variante 30.1, 1.2km
.HRP Variante 31.1, 9.5km
.HRP Variante 32.1, 15km
.HRP Variante 33.1, 3.1km
.HRP Variante 33.2, 23km
.HRP Variante 34.1, 4.3km
.HRP Variante 35.1, 11km
.HRP Variante 35.2, 18km
.HRP Variante 37.1, 3.5km
.HRP Variante 38.1, 7.4km
Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne
.HRP Étape 01, 26km
.HRP Étape 02, 27km
.HRP Étape 03, 14km
.HRP Étape 04, 33km
.HRP Étape 05, 22km
.HRP Étape 06, 20km
.HRP Étape 07, 20km
.HRP Étape 08, 25km
.HRP Étape 09, 17km
.HRP Étape 10, 16km
.HRP Étape 11, 14km
.HRP Étape 12, 16km
.HRP Étape 13, 19km
.HRP Étape 14, 14km
.HRP Étape 15, 17km
.HRP Étape 16, 19km
.HRP Étape 17, 27km
.HRP Étape 18, 20km
.HRP Étape 19, 13km
.HRP Étape 20, 11km
.HRP Étape 21, 15km
.HRP Étape 22, 14km
.HRP Étape 23, 13km
.HRP Étape 24, 17km
.HRP Étape 25, 16km
.HRP Étape 26, 12km
.HRP Étape 27, 14km
.HRP Étape 28, 17km
.HRP Étape 29, 9.7km
.HRP Étape 30, 9.9km
.HRP Étape 31, 19km
.HRP Étape 32, 21km
.HRP Étape 33, 20km
.HRP Étape 34, 18km
.HRP Étape 35, 20km
.HRP Étape 36, 22km
.HRP Étape 37, 29km
.HRP Étape 38, 13km
.HRP Étape 39, 18km
.HRP Étape 40, 22km
.HRP Étape 41, 22km
HRP Variante 30-31.1, 27km
HRP Variante 16.2, 28km

Evaluations

Evaluation 10.0 | 1 vote | No 1. en Espagne
  • Patrick Mahaffey Juillet 2007
  • Evaluation 10
  • Positive Alpine scenery, wild flowers, good directional signage, meeting French hikers, comfortable huts, crossing national borders.
  • Negative Need for carrying cash to pay for all of huts.
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  • Family Hike Along the HRP

  • Patrick Mahaffey Juillet 2007
  • In July 2007, my wife and I and our 2 teenage daughters spent over a month in England and France. The highlight of the trip was the week we spent hiking part of the HRP. We hiked about 70 km over 8 days from Etsaut to Gavarnie; most of which was...
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