Pica d'Estats

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Pica d'Estats
Pica Estats.jpg
Elevation 3,143 m (10,312 ft)
Prominence 1,277 m (4,190 ft)
Location
Pica d'Estats is located in Pyrenees
Pica d'Estats
Pica d'Estats
Pyrenees
Location Pallars Sobirà, Spain -
Ariège, France
Range Pyrenees
Coordinates 42°40′02″N 01°23′50″E / 42.66722°N 1.39722°E / 42.66722; 1.39722Coordinates: 42°40′02″N 01°23′50″E / 42.66722°N 1.39722°E / 42.66722; 1.39722
Climbing
First ascent 1864 by Henry Russell and Jean-Jacques Denjean

Pica d'Estats (Catalan and Spanish: Pica d'Estats, French: Pic d'Estats) is a 3,143-m-high mountain in the Montcalm Massif, Pyrenees.[1] on the SpanishFrench border, and is the highest mountain in Catalonia.

This mountain is included in the Parc Natural de l'Alt Pirineu.

Pica d'Estats, SW face in August 2005

Summits[edit]

The summit is located between the Catalan municipality of Alins in Pallars Sobirà and the French district of Ariège. It comprises three peaks, all lying close to each other:

This eastern peak is the geodesic vertex. The ridge runs north-northwest to southeast along the Spanish–French border.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mapa Topogràfic de Catalunya". Institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya. Retrieved May 25, 2012. .
  2. ^ "Track and description". .