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Story of the crossing of the Pyrenees by two walkers
via the
Pyrenean High Level Route (HRP)
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To follow our footsteps,

or merely to hike in the Pyrenees, here are ...

…some books, maps and website links.

Bibliography.

Souvenirs d’un pyrénéiste par Gorges Véron précédé de
Petite histoire des grandes traversées par Michel Record.
Publication posthume en 2007, chez « Rando Éditions ».
Notes de montagne de Georges Véron, prises au jour le jour de 1968 à 1974, jusqu’au succès inattendu du premier topo-guide sur la HRP. On y trouvera notamment le récit de la traversée inaugurale de Georges Véron en juillet - août 1968, ainsi que les tribulations qui ont précédé la reconnaissance officielle du parcours.

Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne (H.R.P.) 12th edition
by Georges Véron, at Rando Editions - BP24 - 65421 IBOS Cedex (France)

English translation : Pyrenees High Level Route Gastons West Col Publications
(2nd edition 1990)

Dutch guide :De Haute Randonnée Pyrénéenne by Ton Joosten.

Webrings (sets of websites about a same hobby)

L'Anneau des Pyrénées (more then 100 websites about the Pyrenees)

Other story about HRP.

An instructive demonstration of «ultra-light hiking», or the technical but lively story of a 28 day crossing, by two young Breton fellows. Numberous photos, an original route embelished with climbing of some summits. A very nice website.

Accomodation ( Refuges and Huts)

Asociación pirenaica de refugios y albergues.

Refuges and Huts in the Pyrenees

Refuge de Mariailles

Maps.

From ten to twelve maps (scale =1/50.000) are needed. They are co-produced by :

Regions and natural parks.

Hendaye, Biriatou and La Rhune mountain

Les Aldudes valley

Pyrenees National Park

The Aragon Pyrenees (hiking, valleys, refuges)

El Circo de Barrosa (complete monography of this area)

Certascan refuge

Ariège (photos)

Hiking in Catalonia.

Others hiking stories in the Pyrenees.

Dutch website about pyrenean hiking :

Toponymy.

Toponymie courante des Pyrénées (study of place names in the Pyrenees)

Club Alpin Français.

NIORT section(Deux-Sèvres)

For those who wish to know the region where our two hikers are living :

Deux-Sèvres département "The France's best kept secret !"

Charente-Maritime département

And for those who are fond of music,

please visit website made by Jean-Baptiste, the Yves' oldest son.

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Copyright
Site production : Yves FOULQUIER.
Story texts :Yves FOULQUIER and Philippe POUSSOU.
Poems : Philippe POUSSOU.
English translation : Susan BURGESS.