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)
Pica d'Estats is located in Pyrenees
Pica d'Estats
Pica d'Estats
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
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-metre (10,312 ft) 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


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.

See also[edit]


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