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Cerler, Spain

Cerler ski holidays

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.

SNO-man says

A purpose built ski area above the old town of Benasque and the highest resort in the Pinneos Mountains.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 8 runs ?km
14%  Intermediate Trails
 16 runs ?km
Advanced Trails
 21 runs ?km
70%  Expert Trails
 10 runs ?km

Resort and Holiday Stats

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.

Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) €189 - €233
Traditional Ski Village / Purpose Built Ski Resort
Resort OpensDec 2021
Resort ClosesApr 2022
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs 71km
total length of Cerler trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 7km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Cerler area faces
Top Altitude 2630m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1500m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1500m
centre of Cerler ski resort
Vertical Drop 1130m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 1130m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Cerler web cams
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Skiing in Cerler

55 pistes and trails means approximately 71km of runs. 18 Cerler lifts have capacity to transport 24810 per hour. The longest run in the Spanish ski resort is over 7km.

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    

Snowboarding in Cerler

Of the 18 ski lifts, 9 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Cerler is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 0 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 0 metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 5 stars out of 5 overall    

Cerler Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

24 apres ski bars 5 restaurants 0 bowling 3 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 1 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 1 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 1 golf 1 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Fishing, Historic Monuments, Hunting.

Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

"Cerler" by any other name

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    

Main Ski School in Cerler

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    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Cerler

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

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Cerler

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.

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