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Gavarnie Gèdre

Gavarnie Gèdre Ski Resort Guide

Gavarnie Gèdre, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners.
Total Piste Length45km28 miles
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Height2,400m7,874ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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Gavarnie Gèdre

A small traditional centre with skiing five kilometres from the village, beneath Pic Des Tentes. It is promoted jointly with Gèdre, further down the valley. Accommodation is centred on nine hotels, with appartment beds for a further 1400 guests.

Summary

The French ski resort of Gavarnie Gèdre is in the French Alps at an altitude of 2,400m7,874ft, with 45km28 miles of marked runs.

Gavarnie Gèdre has direct access to 45km28 miles of downhill skiing, with 22 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,400m7,874ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,400m7,874ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Gavarnie Gèdre offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gavarnie Gèdre?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Gavarnie Gèdre Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 8 
Downhill
Total Length
45km28 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
11

Altitudes

Gavarnie Gèdre Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Altitude (Gavarnie Gèdre)2,400m7,874ft
Lowest Piste1,850m6,070ft
Max Vertical550m1,804ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gavarnie Gèdre
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Apres-Ski

Gavarnie Gèdre Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gavarnie Gèdre is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Aigles'.

Snowboarding

Allowed on all skiable terrain.

Location and Map

Where is Gavarnie Gèdre?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gavarnie Gèdre is Lourdes, 71 minutes drive away.

Pau, Biarritz and Toulouse airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 8,955 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gavarnie Gèdre open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gavarnie Gèdre, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Gavarnie Gèdre Tourist Office for the latest.

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