Established in 1920 the Spanish ski resort Cerler lies at 1500 metres altitude in the Aragon region of the Spanish Pirineos. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2630m the area is snow sure. Over 336 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 30.5km of trails, which equates to around 40 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Cerler is Barcelona at a distance of 200km or approximately 180 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
A purpose built ski area above the old town of Benasque and the highest resort in the Pinneos Mountains.
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View our detailed Cerler snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Cerler snow history.
|Value for money|
|Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day)||€189 - €233|
|Resort Opens||Dec 2020|
|Resort Closes||Apr 2021|
|( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)|
|total length of Cerler trails|
|Longest Lift-Served Run||7km|
|longest piste or trail reachable by lift|
|direction Cerler area faces|
|top station of highest lift|
|bottom of lowest run|
|centre of Cerler ski resort|
|total descent from top lift to bottom piste|
|Skiable Vertical||^v 1130m|
|can include extra hike up above top lift|
The mountain has 14% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 20% intermediate, 70% advanced slopes and 10% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Rating for snowboarding gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Off-Slope activities include:
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
The Spanish resort is also known as Gallinero, Cogulla, Basibe and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various Cerler slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing 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 resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Cerler has slopes facing ?.
Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Cerler ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons
The official ski/board school is called Escuela Español de Esqui and has 60 teachers teaching in English, French, Spanish and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? ? 551553
Cerler for beginners gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Cerler for intermediates gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Cerler for expert skiers gets 2 stars out of 5 overall
Cerler for snowboarding gets 5 stars out of 5 overall
Cerler snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Cerler: 0km X C ski trails, Lessons available? N
Easy XC Ski Trails: 0km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: N Telemark Rental 0 Paragliding schools: 1
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km
Cerler snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 0 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 1
Cerler non skiing facilities also include Fishing, Historic Monuments, Hunting.