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on the summits

At an altitude of over 1,600 m, the Espiaube cable car takes you up to 2,230 m!

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Col du Portet access

Open without restriction from May 31, 2024 at 6pm to June 27, 2024 On June 28, 29 and 30, the Col du Portet road will be closed day and night, due to the SALMO TREK events (except for cyclists and beneficiaries registered with the Mairie (guard on site and contactable at night). all motorized vehicles from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., from Saturday, July 6, 2024 to Sunday, September 1, 2024 (except for beneficiaries registered with the Mairie and holding a pass, and vehicles on descent). A guard will be present at the start of the Route in Espiaube every day from 8.30am to 6pm. Parking on the pass is restricted to authorized areas only: 50 vehicles. Access to the Col du Portet is possible with the Télécabine d’Espiaube (arrival at Tourette) from 06/07 to 01/09.

Accessible to everyone

1 700m

The cable car

and the Bouleaux chairlift

Climb aboard the cable car from the village of Saint-Lary and after a short, easy 1.2 km walk reach the Bouleau chairlift. Admire the scenery from the top, and don’t forget to say hello to the mountain bikers enjoying the Bike Park below you! Viewpoint at 2,213 meters! A moment of contemplation made in the Pyrenees. At the summit, a photo area has been created to show you off against the sumptuous backdrop of the Pyrenees mountain range!

Orientation tableBirch

At the summit, breathtaking scenery! The orientation table will help you get your bearings in the face of this immensity! For the return journey, 2 choices: Take the downhill version of the Bouleaux chairlift, which is unique in that the views change completely! Or choose to walk along one of the trails that will take you to the Bouleaux departure station or to the foot of the slopes.

2 330m

Ever higher

Espiaube chairlift

To get to the Espiaube cable car, take the Pic Lumière cable car. On arrival, a shuttle bus will take you in 10 minutes to Espiaube, where the gondola is located. Want to get there by car? No problem, just take the Espiaube direction. You’ll reach the parking lot in 20 minutes. Once at the top, you’ll be able to discover the starting points for hikes or simply admire the sumptuous scenery.

Other departuresOther hikes

Starting point for your hike. For example, head for the Bastan refuge and its lakes. Take the path down towards Col du Portet. Follow itinerary no. 6. Bikes, scooters and dogs are not allowed.

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