Reconquest route

vega de comeya
Comeya valley.
garganta del cares
Cares gorge.
vegas del toro
Chamois in Áliva.
ruta reconquista
A high path.

This high mountain itinerary covers the fleeing troops of the Muslim army expelled by the Cantabrian and Asturian armies in the Battle of Covadonga in the year 718.

A 60 km path with more than 5000 meters of gained altitude, and an incredible abundance of landscapes: meadows, forests, narrow channels and glacial valleys. The most beautiful shepherd flocks and aerial views of the Cares gorge.

Stage 1.  Covadonga Sanctuary – Covadonga Lakes. 15 km. 1250m+ /300m-

Stage 2. Covadonga Lakes – Camarmeña. 18 km. 900m+ / 1800m-

Stage 3. Camarmeña – Sotres. 12 km. 1300m+ / 500m-

Stage 4. Sotres – Cosgaya. 26 km. 1000m+ / 1300m- 



4 days / 3 nights.

From 2 to 8 people.

We are open to your demands.

30L backpack.

Mountain boots.

Waterproof jacket and outerwear: fleece, feathers or Primaloft.

2 1st layer t-shirts, 2 socks, gloves, beanie.

Cap and sunglasses.

Front liner.

Water bottle.

Mountain poles.

Tittled guide.

Accommodation, dinner and breakfast at the Enol Refuge, and in a hostel in Poncebos and Sotres.

Collective first aid kit.

Accident insurance.

Liability insurance.

Food and drinks out of breakfast and dinner.

Transportation to the beginning of the route and return from Cosgaya.

Any other concept not shown in “Included”.

Good fitness, endurance for walks of more than 6 hours.

Experience in mountain terrain.

350 € per person