Review of snowboarding and skiing in Bareges France.
Bareges Ski Holiday Facts
Established in ? the French ski resort Bareges lies at 1250 metres altitude in the Pyrenees region of the French Pyrenees. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2500m Bareges ski area is snow sure. Over 170 snow cannons ensure artificial Bareges snow making covers 50km of ski trails, which equates to around 50 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Bareges (France) is Ossun / Tarbes / Lourdes at a distance of 45km or approximately 60 minutes driving time. Bareges ski season runs from December to April.
alpine downhill runs to ski in Bareges France
24 runs 23km
20 runs 31km
20 runs 31km
5 runs 5km
Skiing in Bareges
Skiing Bareges you'll enjoy 69 pistes and trails and that means approximately 100km of ski runs. Bareges lifts number 40 with the capacity to uplift 45000 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the French ski resort of Bareges is over 8km long.
Bareges Ski Area
Bareges ski area has 34% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 28% intermediate, 28% advanced ski slopes and 7% for expert skiers - the most difficult Bareges piste is the 2.9km Coume d'Ayne run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can't ski Bareges after dark.
Bareges for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Bareges
If you snowboard Bareges you'll want to know that, of the 40 ski lifts in total, 25 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Bareges snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Bareges snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 1 boardercross courses.
Bareges for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Bareges Apres Ski
The apres ski Bareges scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
4 apres ski bars 10 restaurants 0 bowling 1 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 1 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 35 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Racquetball, Thermal Baths, Trips to Lourdes.
Bareges for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Bareges Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Bareges resort - ski Bareges by any other name
The French ski resort of Bareges ski resort is also known as Barèges and has the following common misspellings:
Bareges ski area has ski slopes which face N NE S
The direction which the various Bareges ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Bareges ski resort has ski slopes facing N NE S.
Bareges for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Bareges reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.