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Gourette Ski Resort Guide

Gourette, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length31km19 miles
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Height1,400m4,593ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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The French ski resort of Gourette is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,400m4,593ft, with 31km19 miles of marked runs.


Gourette has direct access to 31km19 miles of downhill skiing, with 29 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,400m7,874ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


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


Gourette offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gourette.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gourette is 4km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Pene Blanque'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gourette?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Gourette

Ski Area Stats

Gourette Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
31km19 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
20km12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gourette Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,400m7,874ft
Resort Altitude (Gourette)1,400m4,593ft
Lowest Piste1,350m4,429ft
Max Vertical1,050m3,445ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gourette
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in Gourette

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Location and Map

Where is Gourette?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gourette is Lourdes, 63 minutes drive away.

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

Lourdes is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 20,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 20km12 miles of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gourette 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.