|Walk from the information panel (1090 m) some 40 meters
to the signpost for "San Juan, Gistain and Viados", and turn
right downhill on a narrow asphalt road. Do not go towards "San Juan, Gistain
and Viados". After crossing a bridge the asphalt ends and you find
(4min) (1080 m). Take the track to the right following the sign for "Basa de la
The track narrows (25min) (1055 m) and in a couple of minutes a
signposted to "Basa de la Mora" branches off left (27min) (1055 m).
When it forks after one minute, follow the white-yellow waymark to the
The path ascends first gently, but later steeply through a leafy
forest. At the next fork
(1h10min) (1320 m) go left again. You cross the gorge of Ibon (1h18min)
m) and enjoy soon the first views to the mountains rising on the
opposite side of the valley of Chistau (1h25min). Later you see the village
of Gistain in the valley (1h28min). After crossing the
that descends along the gorge of Ibon (1h51min) (1680 m) you see a
waterfall on your right. At the following fork (2h04min) (1780 m) you go
right. Pines with curious forms take over.
The going gets easier as you walk through a plain with pines. Soon
you encounter signpost (2h18min) (1900 m). Follow the signs for "Basa
de la Mora" and "Barbaruéns" straight ahead. The route
is now waymarked with white-red marks.
The path emerges from the forest to a pasture. Ignore the signposts
you can see on your left and follow the path to the Lagoon of Plan
(Ibón de Plan) (2h30min) (1910 m). The lagoon is encircled by
mountains. In the west rises Punta
Es Litás and in the south Peña
La Una and Pico Ribereta. You can go round the lagoon along a nice
path before going back the same way to Plan (4h30min).