The Gredos Ibex is one of the most coveted trophies of the mountain regions of Spain. They are the largest of the Spanish Ibex with the biggest horns. These traits coupled with the difficult terrain of their habitat make these majestic animals a must for any mountain hunters bucket list. Here are the top ten from the SCI Record Book.
#3 Juan Bilbao Hormaeche took the number 3 spot with this Ibex taken in Madrigal de la Vera, Spain guided by Francisco Torraba of Great Spanish Hunts in 2011. It measures 99 3/8″.
#1 Alexander Smuzikov holds the number one spot with this magnificent Gredos Ibex taken in 2012 in Leon N.R. Riano, Spain with Great Spanish Hunts. It measures 106 7/8″.
#2 Arturo Gutierrez makes the list with his Gredos Ibex taken in 2008 near Leon N.R. Riano, Spain with ESPACAZA. It measures 101 7/8″.
#4 Dr. M. Gomez Sequeira bagged the number 4 Gredos in 1990 in Salamanca, Spain. Measurement was 97 2/8″.
#5 Esteban Larragain took this beatiful Gredos near Avila, Spain in 2013 guided by Jose Mallo. It measured 97 1/8″.
#6 H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani scored the number six Gredos in 2003 near Riano, Spain. It measures 96 4/8″.
#6 In 2012 Jorge Alberto Ferreiro took this ibex in the Gredos Mountains guided by Curro Carrizosa. It measures 96 4/8″.
#7 Arturo Gutierrez takes the number 7 spot with this beauty taken in Avila, Spain in 2005. It measured 95 3/8″.
#9 Charles D. Patterson bagged this 94 7/8″ ibex near Castilla-Y-Leone Soria Spain in 2007.
#10 Arturo Gutierrez took this Gredos Ibex in 2013 near Avila, Spain with Jose Mallo of ESPACAZA. It measured 94 5/8″.
#5 Kenneth Behring scored with this ibex taken near Salamanca, Spain in 1994. It measures 97 1/8″.