La Molina ski holidays
Established in 1908 the Spanish ski resort La Molina lies at 1700 metres altitude in the Catalonia region of the Spanish ?. With the highest lifts and ski slopes at 2445m the area is not snow sure. Over 351 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers 22km of trails, which equates to around 45 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to La Molina is Barcelona at a distance of 158km or approximately 160 minutes driving time. Their season runs from December to April.
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Skiing in La Molina
44 pistes and trails means approximately 51km of runs. 13 La Molina lifts have capacity to transport 20330 per hour. The longest run in the Spanish ski resort is over 4.13km.
The mountain has 25% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 50% intermediate, 30% advanced slopes and 20% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km Els Coms run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.
Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in La Molina
Of the 13 ski lifts, 11 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good La Molina is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is 100 metres), 2 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Rating for snowboarding gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
La Molina Apres Ski
Off-Slope activities include:
5 apres ski bars 6 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 1 billiards / pool 1 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 1 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 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 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Billiards, Games Room, Quad Bike circuit, Trampolining, Squash (Ice Rink and Swimming Pool at Puigcedrá (17km/11 miles) Similar Facilities in Some Hotels).
Rating for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
"La Molina" by any other name
The Spanish resort is also known as and has common misspellings:
The direction which the various La Molina 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. La Molina has slopes facing NE N NW.
Rating for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Mountain & Snow Sports in La Molina
La Molina snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports
Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in La Molina: 5km X C ski trails, Lessons available? Y
Easy XC Ski Trails: 5km Intermediate XC Trails: 0km Difficult XC Trails: 0km
Telemark Tuittion: Y Telemark Rental 1 Paragliding schools: 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0.135km
Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in La Molina
La Molina snow fun - off slope winter activities
Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0
Prepared Winter Walks: 10 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0
Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0.135km Paragliding schools: 0
La Molina non skiing facilities also include Billiards, Games Room, Quad Bike circuit, Trampolining, Squash (Ice Rink and Swimming Pool at Puigcedrá (17km/11 miles) Similar Facilities in Some Hotels).
La Molina reviews, 3.5 star rating and information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.