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La Mongie

La Mongie Ski Resort Guide

La Mongie, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length120km75 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,800m5,906ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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La Mongie

The French ski resort of La Mongie is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,800m5,906ft, with 120km75 miles of marked runs.


La Mongie is part of the Tourmalet ski area with access to 240km149 miles of downhill skiing, with 138 marked pistes, served by a total of 43 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Mongie itself (120km75 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Tourmalet ski resort of Barèges. La Mongie is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Barèges.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m5,906ft, 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.


La Mongie offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


La Mongie is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in La Mongie.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in La Mongie is 5km3 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Prade Berde'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Mongie?

The next notable snow forecast is 24cm9in, expected on 1 November.

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Snow Forecast by day for La Mongie

Ski Area Stats

La Mongie Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 15km9 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
2031km19 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2131km19 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
2323km14 miles
Total Length
120km75 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Tourmalet Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
240km149 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


La Mongie Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,800m5,906ft
Resort Altitude (La Mongie)1,800m5,906ft
Max Vertical700m2,297ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Mongie
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Hire in La Mongie

Ski Hire Shops in La Mongie.

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Location and Map

Where is La Mongie?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Tourmalet, Hautes-Pyrénées.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Mongie is Lourdes, 56 minutes drive away.

Pau, Toulouse, Biarritz, Carcassonne 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 33 ski lifts are able to uplift 18,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 50km31 miles of ski runs, with 170 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Mongie open?

 Open from : November 27, 2021*

 Closes : April 3, 2022*

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Early April.

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 La Mongie, 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 La Mongie Tourist Office for the latest.

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