Candanchú - Ski Area Guide

Candanchú, Spain

Ski Resort in Spanish Pyrenees (1,500m to 2,400m)

Sharing a lift ticket with Astún, Candanchú has a reputation as one of Spain's toughest ski resorts.

 Candanchú Snow News

The next notable snow forecast for Candanchú is 1cm, expected on 16 December, with around 91cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Candanchú Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Candanchú
 5 Black Pistes
18Red Pistes
12Blue Pistes
10Green Pistes
23Ski Lifts

Candanchú Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Candanchú
900mMax Vertical
2400mHighest Lift
1560mResort Altitude (Candanchú)
1500mLowest Piste


The Spanish Ski Resort of Candanchú has direct access to 51 individual pistes, served by 23 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With skiing above 2000 metres, snow cover is generally reliable.

There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Candanchú are perfectly feasible.

Skiing in Candanchú

All levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert, are well-catered for in Candanchú.

Snowboarding in Candanchú

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

Candanchú in brief

Candanchú Ski Resort is:
Good for Expert Skiers.
Very good for Intermediate Skiers.
Very good for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.

Candanchú Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Candanchú.


Usual opening - Early Dec.

Usual closing - Late April.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Candanchú.

Map of Candanchú

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Candanchú Snow Making

Snowmaking :- Candanchú is able to augment natural snow, on 7km of ski runs, with 112 Snow Cannons.

Candanchú Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 23 Ski Lifts of Candanchú are able to uplift 22,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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Skiing at Candanchú

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Note :- The information on J2Ski concerning Candanchú, where not clearly factual, is opinion only and is neither definitive or exhaustive.
Warning :- Snow Sports are Dangerous! Skiing, snowboarding and all winter sports involve risk of serious injury or death. You MUST confirm all information, especially snow and weather conditions, in Candanchú before you ski or board. You participate at your own risk.

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