Sierra Nevada spain
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Sierra Nevada Spain.
Sierra Nevada Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1964 the Spanish ski resort Sierra Nevada lies at 2102 metres altitude in the Granada region of the Spanish Sistema Penibetico. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 3305m Sierra Nevada ski area is snow sure. Over 25 snow cannons ensure artificial Sierra Nevada snow making covers 30km of ski trails, which equates to around 35 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Sierra Nevada (Spain) is Malaga at a distance of 161km or approximately ? minutes driving time. Sierra Nevada ski season runs from December to May.
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Skiing in Sierra Nevada
Skiing Sierra Nevada you'll enjoy 45 pistes and trails and that means approximately 86km of ski runs. Sierra Nevada lifts number 19 with the capacity to uplift 31965 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Spanish ski resort of Sierra Nevada is over 5.9km long.
Sierra Nevada Ski Area
Sierra Nevada ski area has 8% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 40% intermediate, 40% advanced ski slopes and 11% for expert skiers - the most difficult Sierra Nevada piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of 60%. You can't ski Sierra Nevada after dark.
Sierra Nevada for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Sierra Nevada
If you snowboard Sierra Nevada you'll want to know that, of the 19 ski lifts in total, 5 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Sierra Nevada snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Sierra Nevada snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Sierra Nevada for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Sierra Nevada Apres Ski
The apres ski Sierra Nevada scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
28 apres ski bars 30 restaurants 0 bowling 2 night club 1 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 1 solariums 1 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 1 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 1 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Aerobics, Badminton, Basketball, Canyoning, Fiesta, Indoor Football, Handball, Hang Gliding, Hiking, Indoor Running track (130m straight sprint track), Mountain Biking, Power Lifting, Rollerblading, Scuba Diving, Shot Putt, Ski Mountaineering, Table Tenn.
Sierra Nevada for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Sierra Nevada Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
Sierra Nevada resort - ski Sierra Nevada by any other name
The Spanish ski resort of Sierra Nevada ski resort is also known as Sierra Nevada Veleta and has the following common misspellings:
Sierra Nevada ski area has ski slopes which face N
The direction which the various Sierra Nevada 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. Sierra Nevada ski resort has ski slopes facing N.
Sierra Nevada for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Sierra Nevada reviews, 3.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.