La Porta del Cel (Gate of heaven)
The itinerary passes the emblematic Pica d’Estats (3143m), the highest peak in Catalonia, and Certascan Lake, the largest natural lake in the Pyrenees.
Not to be missed: Certascan Lake surrounded by mountains, with the dramatically located Pinet refuge; early-morning reflections of the peaks in the lake waters; climbing Pica d’Estats.
Route length: 65Km
Cumulative elevation gain: 11,000m
Route type: circular
Best time of year for this route: June to September