Skiing in Baqueira Beret, Spain.


Skiing in Baqueira Beret, Spain.

Baqueira Beret has an impressive ski record. It is well known for its excellent quality slopes, with abundant and consistent snow.

The scale of nearly 3,300 vertical, along with reasonable Spanish prices has made it one of the most popular resorts in Spain.

The piste is immaculately maintained on a daily basis and the snow canon cover is up to North American standard. Every morning you will find a fresh layer of smooth snow.

Those looking for thrilling descents should try the Luis Arrias, Tubonero or the Esconrnacabres slopes. These are sure to raise the adrenaline level!!.

The ski lifts in Baqueira are state of the art. The staff are friendly; they help skiers on and off the lifts, ensuring accidents are kept to a minimum. Security and maintenance are a high priority in Baqueira and are at the highest possible level.

There are 115 kilometres of pisted runs in the Baqueira resort. The terrain is varied and challenging. The area still has potential. There is plenty of unused and available skiing with interesting variations all within the ski domain. In fact, most of the area within the ski boundary is skiable.

Over the years the resort has expanded considerably. Many new lifts have opened throughout the resort, a high bowl has recently been added, making Baqueira a truly world class resort.

Basic Information.
Argulls Bonaigua, Baqueria and Beret are the main ski areas. Baqueira resort has a height of 4,920 feet. The top lift is 8,230 feet. The resort has a vertical descent of 3,280 feet. The direction of the wind is normally North and Northwesterly.

Off piste.
You can also go heliskiing in Baqueira. The prices are some of the cheapest in Europe. You get two helicopter rides for the price of one. It costs approximately 70 euros, which is excellent value compared to other resorts. First, the helicopter ride takes you to the north face of Dossau. From here you ski or snowboard down to Mongarri village. Then you will be picked up again, and flown off to another close by mountain to make your second descent.