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Central Pyrenees - Gavarnie
Albumautoren: Walter S.
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Normal way from the Brèche de Roland
  Walk to a great 3000-metre plus vantage point in conjunction with the Brèche de Roland
Remark to the scope of this documentation:
  This documentation describes the ascent to the Taillon from the Brèche de Roland. The route to the Brèche is a little more difficult and a description can be found in the corresponding Brèche de Roland section.
Tour destinations:
Taillon: 3144m, summit, Central Pyrenees, Around Gavarnie
  Great view of Grand Vignemale
Difficulty rating:
All: T2+ The route to the Brèche de Roland is trickier; see corresponding documentation.
Rock: --  
Via Ferrata: --  
Way quality:
  Stony path throughout. Scree in parts.
Difference in elevation (ascent), total way, total time:
Ascent (↑): 340m 340m from the Brèche; 560m from the Brèche Refuge; 960m from Col de Tentes
Way (↑+↓): 3.0km 3.0km from the Brèche; 4.4km from the Brèche Refuge; 13.2km from Col de Tentes
Time (↑+↓): 1:45 Ascent/total: 1:00/1:45 from the Brèche; 3:30/6:15 from Col de Tentes
Tour supporting bases:
Refuge de la Brèche de Roland: 2597m, hut, Central Pyrenees, Around Gavarnie
  Very nice refuge. Very guest-friendly.
Starting settlement, Starting point:
Gavarnie: 1350m, France, Hautes-Pyrénées
  Most visited mountaineering spot in the Central Pyrenees
Starting point: Col de Tentes, 2208m, 2208m
  IGN: 1748OT Gavarnie 1:25000; Editorial Alpina: Ordesa y Monte Perdido 1:40000
Online Maps / Map type:
  Ascent to the Taillon  / Self production - 1:30000 (Overview)
Tour albums:
Central Pyrenees - Gavarnie
  Walter S.
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