The Josep Maria Blanc Shelter is a mountain refuge located in Catalan Pyrenees in Spain, within the municipality of Espot, in the Pallars Sobirà region, Lleida.
It is located at an altitude of 2,350 meters, to the right of Lake Tort de Peguera, within the boundaries of the Aigüestortes National Park and Sant Maurici Lake.
Its location makes it a privileged place for excursions, ascents to the peaks of Peguera, Monestero, Saburó, Muntanyò, among others that surround it or simply enjoy nature.
It has 60 places to spend the night equipped with W.C, hot showers and heating. The kitchen service offers you the comfort of not having to worry about food or drink and the opportunity to taste the typical specialties of a high mountain shelter.
The Shelter right now
Webcam in a southerly direction with views of the Peguera valley to Trullo lake and the peaks of Peguera, Saburó, Mainera and Avió Ridge.
- The refuge is located in a natural mountain setting at 2350 m. of height over the sea, the access to the same to supply it is not easy therefore, the internal organization and the fulfillment of his schedules are fundamental to give support to the people that realize activities in the mountain.
- There are no small or single rooms and depending on the number of people in each group they may share the room with more people or on the contrary the group should be divided into two rooms. Always guaranteeing the distances and safety measures of the COVID-19. The assignment and organization of people in the rooms will be the responsibility of the shelter staff.
- In order to guarantee the safety distance at breakfasts and dinners, two shifts are made and their assignment will be determined by the shelter staff.
- Due to COVID we had to remove blankets and pillows, although inside the shelter it is a comfortable temperature, its height above sea level means that temperatures can drop at night, so please bring a bag of sleep and pillow. There is the possibility to rent duvets for 10 € per night.