At the end of the road, on its left hand side (1680 m), you see a sign for "Coriscau". Follow the sign to a grassy
ascends gently along the hilly
The surrounding mountain landscape encompasses in
front the Sierra Mediana
with Coriscau as the highest peak; on your right, the Central massif of
Picos de Europa
coronated with the
Peña Vieja; behind you, the
Peña Llesba, and in
the south the Peña del Portillo de
Las Yeaguas. Looking down you see the
valley of Camaleño
with its villages.
Later the path starts to run along the left
flank of the crest
(32min) (1875 m) opening up an extensive view over the
Boquerón to the
numerous mountain ranges. Behind, on the other side of the Puerto San Glorio
rise the Peña Prieta. On your right, the path is
lined by colourful rockwalls.
Once you have gone round the crest, a vast
plain spreads out in front
of you (58min) (1950 m). The path ascends gently through the plain
towards the mountain of Coriscau. From the foot of the mountain
(1h08min) (2020 m) starts a steep
climb in zigzag. During the ascent you
enjoy views over the Pass of Llesba, all the way to the
and to the southern
From the top (1h34min) (2235 m) you see all three massifs of
Europa - Macizo Oriental,
Macizo Central and Macizo Occidental.
Some of the hghest peaks of the Central Massif are the
Torre del Llambrión
and Peña Vieja.
In the west, the
mountains reach as far as you can see.
Return the same way back to Llesba (3h).