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Cauterets - Ski Area Guide

Cauterets, France

Ski Resort in French Pyrenees - 35km22 miles of Piste (1,300m4,265ft to 2,500m8,202ft). Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Historic Pyrenéan spa town with a relatively new ski area located in a sunny bowl in the Cirque du lys. Après ski is mostly informal in hotels and bars. There are two discothèques and several first-rate restaurants.

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Ratings for Cauterets
Intermediate Skiers

Cauterets Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Cauterets
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Number of runs
Total Length
35km22 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
36km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Cauterets Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Cauterets
Max Vertical1,200m3,937ft
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Altitude (Cauterets)1,750m5,741ft
Lowest Piste1,300m4,265ft
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The French Ski Resort of Cauterets has direct access to 35km22 miles of downhill skiing, with 25 individual pistes, served by 21 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,750m5,741ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Cauterets are perfectly feasible. Lourdes Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Cauterets

Cauterets offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Cauterets

Cauterets offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Cauterets.

Cauterets in brief

Cauterets Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Beginners.
Good for Snowboarding.

Cauterets Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Cauterets.

Usual opening - Late Nov Opening subject to snow conditions.

Usual closing - Late April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Cauterets.

Where is Cauterets?

NOTE: Locations provided to us are not always precise; please check Accommodation Location when booking!Map showing location of Cauterets

Cauterets Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Cauterets is able to augment natural snow, with 11 Snow Cannons.

Cauterets Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 21 Ski Lifts of Cauterets are able to uplift 8,100 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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