Perdido mountain, or Monte Perdido towers over the Valle de Pineta, Pineta valley in the Huesca region of Spain in Europe. The National Park of Ordesa and Mount Perdido is 16,000 hectares of spectacular beauty, and has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997.Monte Perdido in Spain is 3,352 meters (11,007 feet) and is the third highest mountain in the Pyrenees, only Pico de Aneto and Posets are higher. The Pineta valley in El Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido in Huesca, Spain ends at the base of the mountain.In the summer, cascading waterfalls run into the valley and continue on to feed the Cinia river. The Parador Nacional de Turismo (National Hostel of Tourism) is located in the Valle de Pineta for travelers wishing to spend more than a day in this breathtaking area.To climb Perdido mountain in the Pyrenees in the summer is a very steep hike up the north side, but the winter is a different story as crampons and ice-axes are needed. Whatever the season the fantastic views from Monte Perdido are worth the climb.Monte Perdido from the Valle de Pineta, Parque Nacional Ordesa y Monte Perdido, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pyrenees, Huesca, Aragon, Spain, Europe.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/125 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.
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