Pyrenees ski resorts reporting ‘excellent’ snow conditions

The Pyrenees2vallees ski area in the south of France is reporting excellent snow conditions.

The area – which includes Saint Lary, Peyragudes, Piau Engaly and Val Louron – saw up to 60cm of new snow over the weekend.

Peyragudes saw the most snow with over 60cm, while St Lary (50cm+), Piau Engaly (45cm+) and Val Louron (55cm+) all saw fresh coverage.

These four ski resorts in the French Pyrenees are now in great shape following fresh snow in January.

In the Aure valley, Saint Lary with 100km of pistes, which is connected to its charming village of wood and stone houses via a cable car and a gondola, has 70 cm of snow at the foot of the slopes (1,700m) and 140cm in the upper parts of the resort (2,515m).

Val Louron ski resort
Val Louron

Peyragudes, the high tech ski resort of the French Pyrenees, has 90cm at the foot of the slopes (1,600m) and 140cm in the upper parts of the resort (2,400m).

Piau Engaly, the highest resort in the Pyrenees2vallees group, has 110cm of snow at the foot of the slopes (1,800m) and 150 cm at the summit (2,600m).

The family friendly resort of Val Louron has 75cm of snow at the foot of the slopes (1,465m) and 135cm at the summit (2,100m).

Shuttle buses connect the four  ski areas and there are direct flights from UK to Toulouse (British Airways and Easyjet) and Tarbes-Lourdes (Ryanair) airports plus regular shuttles to resorts.