Grand Quayrat

Grand Quayrat
Pico Gran Quairat 2.jpg
Le Grand Quayrat, depuis le refuge d'Espingo
Highest point
Elevation3,060 m (10,040 ft)
Prominence155 metres (509 ft)
ListingList of Pyrenean three-thousanders
Coordinates42°42′48″N 0°30′54″E / 42°42′48″N 0°30′54″E / 42.71333; 0.51500[1]
Geography
Grand Quayrat is located in Pyrenees
Grand Quayrat
Grand Quayrat
Location in the Pyrenees
LocationHaute-Garonne, France
Parent rangePyrenees
Climbing
First ascent1789 by Henri Reboul

The pic du Grand Quayrat is a French pyrenean summit, culminating at 3,060 m (10,040 ft) in the vallée d'Oô (commune d' near Bagnères-de-Luchon in the Haute-Garonne department, Midi-Pyrénées region).

Grand Quayrat summit

Toponymy

Its name in Occitan cairat, meaning « square », comes from the distinctive shape of the summit, roughly forming a right angle, from the north.

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