Pic Palas facts for kids
Summit of Pic Palas
|Elevation||2,974 m (9,757 ft)|
|Parent peak||Massif du Balaïtous|
|First ascent||1825 by Peytier and Hossard|
Pic Palas or Pic de Palas is a mountain in the Pyrenees on the Spanish–French border. It is the highest point of the French region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine and of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department with an altitude of 2,974 m (9,757 ft).
Pic Palas is 2,974 m (9,757 ft) high. It is on the Massif du Balaïtous, a mountain range within the Pyrenees.
The summit of Pic Palas, as well as the Massif du Balaïtous, is made of granite.
The first ascent of this peak was made by the surveyors Pierre Peytier and Paul-Michel Hossard in 1825 when they were trying to get to the Pic du Balaïtous.
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