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Astún

Astún Ski Resort Guide

Astún, Spain

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length32km20 miles
Highest Lift2,300m7,546ft
Resort Height1,700m5,577ft
 Nearest AirportsHuesca and Pamplona
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Astún

The futuristic and fully-equipped purpose-built centre is located in a treeless valley above Candanchu. One of the unsuccessful candidates for the 2002 Winter Olympics and put in a bid for 2010, there is a slalom stadium and ski jump at resort.

Summary

The Spanish ski resort of Astún is in the Spanish Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,700m5,577ft, with 32km20 miles of marked runs.

Astún has direct access to 32km20 miles of downhill skiing, with 43 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,700m5,577ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,300m7,546ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Astún is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Astún.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Astún?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 1 December, with around 109cm43in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Astún Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
10
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
21
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
18
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 5 
Downhill
Total Length
32km20 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
15

Altitudes

Astún Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,300m7,546ft
Lowest Piste1,700m5,577ft
Resort Altitude (Astún)1,700m5,577ft
Max Vertical600m1,969ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Astún
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Astún Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Astún is 6km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'La Raca'.

Location and Map

Where is Astún?

This ski resort is in the Spanish Pyrenees in La Jacetania, Huesca.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Astún is Huesca, 73 minutes drive away.

Pamplona, Zaragoza, Pau, Lourdes, San Sebastián, Lleida-Alguaire and Biarritz airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 12km7 miles of ski runs, with 115 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Astún open?

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

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Late 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 Astún, 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 Astún Tourist Office for the latest.

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