The Shelter

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.



60 beds

W.C. and hot water showers

Meals and drink service

Internet WI-FI free

First aid kit

Card payments

Electricity to charge mobile phones

Emergency shelter (closed shelter only)

Time table

Breakfast: from 7:00 to 9:00 h
Lunch menu: from 13:00 to 15:00 h
Dinner: from 19:00 to 21:00 h
Bar service: from 10:00 to 22:00 h
Silence: from 22:00 h


In order to organize us as best as possible you must notify in advance any type of allergies in the reservation of the shelter or by phone 24 hours. before the day of the arrival

Are you a vegetarian or vegan?

In our shelter we have closed menus for vegetarians and vegans. In order to organize us we need you to let us know with a day before the arrival

Emergency shelter

We have an emergency shelter when the shelter is closed . It has 10 beds, gas stove heating and radio station for emergencys

4x4 taxi service

It is not possible to get to the shelter with your own vehicle but there is the possibility to go up by Taxi 4×4 from Espot by calling phone 973 624 105


Pets are not allowed in the shelter, however we have an enclosed space for them , you must call ahead to confirm the availability of this space

The Shelter right now



Important information

  • 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.