Pic du Gar

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Pic du Gar
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Pic du Gar (right) seen from Eup
Highest point
Elevation 1,785 m (5,856 ft)
Coordinates 42°56′55″N 0°41′47″E / 42.94861°N 0.69639°E / 42.94861; 0.69639Coordinates: 42°56′55″N 0°41′47″E / 42.94861°N 0.69639°E / 42.94861; 0.69639
Geography
Pic du Gar is located in Pyrenees
Pic du Gar
Pic du Gar
Pyrenees
Location Haute-Garonne, France
Parent range Pyrenees
Geology
Mountain type Karstic
Climbing
First ascent Unknown
Easiest route From Eup or Saint-Pé-d'Ardet

Pic du Gar is a mountain of the Pyrenees. It is located near Saint-Béat, Haute-Garonne département, in the Comminges natural region. The limestone mountain has an altitude of 1,785 metres (5,856 ft) above sea level.[1]

Despite its relatively low altitude the Pic du Gar, like the Pic de Cagire, is a well-known summit of the Haute-Garonne. Its imposing silhouette dominates the high valley of the Garonne, after flowing from the Val d'Aran. Its secondary summit, the Pic Saillant (1756 m), has a summit cross.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pic du Gar" (in French). Info-Pyrenees. Retrieved 2011-05-28. 

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