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Masella

Masella Ski Resort Guide

Masella, Spain

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length61km38 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,600m5,249ft
 Nearest AirportsBarcelona and Perpignan
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Masella

Linked to La Molina in the Arc 2500 area and close to the French and Andorran borders, Masella is located on the northern slope of Tosa d'Alp overlooking the Cerdanya Valley. It is located only 90 minutes from Barcelona. Off slope facilities include a discotheque, sauna, gym and heated indoor pool.

Summary

The Spanish ski resort of Masella is in the Spanish Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,600m5,249ft, with 61km38 miles of marked runs.

Masella has direct access to 61km38 miles of downhill skiing, with 44 marked pistes, served by a total of 13 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,600m5,249ft, 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.

Skiing

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Masella?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm-, expected on 2 December, with around 14cm6in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Masella Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
1613km8 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
4037km23 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
4133km21 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
2217km11 miles
Downhill
Total Length
61km38 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
13

Altitudes

Masella Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Lowest Piste1,600m5,249ft
Resort Altitude (Masella)1,600m5,249ft
Max Vertical900m2,953ft

Ratings & Suitability

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

Masella Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Masella is 7km4 miles long.

Snowboarding

There is a natural half-pipe in the forest.

Location and Map

Where is Masella?

This ski resort is in the Spanish Pyrenees in La Cerdanya, Girona.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Masella is Barcelona, 110 minutes drive away.

Perpignan, Girona, Toulouse, Carcassonne and Lleida-Alguaire airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 13 ski lifts are able to uplift 26,413 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 69km43 miles of ski runs, with 962 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Masella open?

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

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Early May.

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 Masella, 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 Masella Tourist Office for the latest.

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