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Cauterets Ski Resort

Cauterets Resort Guide

Cauterets, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Cauterets Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length35km22 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,750m5,741ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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Cauterets at a glance

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.

 When will it snow in Cauterets?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Cauterets.

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Cauterets Facts, Stats and Ratings

Cauterets Rated

Ratings for Cauterets
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Cauterets?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Cauterets
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Altitude (Cauterets)1,750m5,741ft
Lowest Piste1,300m4,265ft
Max Vertical1,200m3,937ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

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
Total Length
35km22 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
36km22 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Cauterets Summary

The French Ski Resort of Cauterets has direct access to 35km22 miles of downhill skiing, with 25 marked pistes, served by a total of 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.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Cauterets is 6km4 miles long.

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.

When is Cauterets open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Cauterets.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Cauterets.

Snow Making

Cauterets is able to make snow, with 11 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts of Cauterets are able to uplift 8,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Cauterets?

Cauterets is in the French Pyrenees in Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées, France.

How can I get to Cauterets?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Cauterets are Lourdes, Pau and Biarritz. There are six airports within three hours drive. Lourdes is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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