Torre de Cerredo

Torre de Cerredo

Infobox Mountain
Name=Torre de Cerredo
Photo= Torrecerredo.jpg
Caption=Torrecerredo from "Torre de la Párdida".
Elevation= 2,648 metres
Range=Picos de Europa, Cantabrian Mountains
Location=Asturias, Spain
Prominence = 1,931 m
Coordinates = coord|43|11|51|N|4|51|6|W|type:mountain|display=inline,title

First ascent = June 30, 1882
Easiest route=basic snow/rock climb
Listing = Ultra

Torrecerredo or Torre de Cerredo "(Torrecerréu in Asturian)" is a 2,648 meters high peak, the highest one of the Picos de Europa and the Cantabrian Mountains.It is located on the central massif of the Picos de Europa, called "Urrieles", on the limits of Asturias and the León provinces. Its summit towers 2,200 meters over the river Cares, and offers wide views over the western massif and the Cares' tributaries.

It was first ascended by Aymar d'Arlot de Saint Saud, Paul Labrouche, Juan Suárez, de Espinama and Francois Salles, from Gavarnie, on June 30th 1882.

The easiest ascent way starts at "Jou de Cerredo", the last 200 meters are an easy rock climb that does not require special material. The most used approach ways use the refuges of "Jou de los Cabrones" and "Vega de Urriellu".

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