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Piau Engaly

Piau Engaly Ski Resort Guide

Piau Engaly, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length42km26 miles
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Height1,850m6,070ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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Piau Engaly

The French ski resort of Piau Engaly is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,850m6,070ft, with 42km26 miles of marked runs.


Piau Engaly is part of the Pyrenees 2 Vallées ski area with access to 247km153 miles of downhill skiing, with 166 marked pistes, served by a total of 66 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Piau Engaly itself (42km26 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Pyrenees 2 Vallées ski resorts of Peyragudes, Saint-Lary Soulan and Val Louron.

The ski resort itself is at 1,850m6,070ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,500m8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Piau Engaly offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Piau Engaly offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Piau Engaly.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Piau Engaly is 7km4 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Le Couloir'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Piau Engaly?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Piau Engaly.

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Ski Area Stats

Piau Engaly Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
42km26 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Pyrenees 2 Vallées Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Number of runs
Total Length
247km153 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Piau Engaly Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m8,202ft
Resort Altitude (Piau Engaly)1,850m6,070ft
Lowest Piste1,400m4,593ft
Max Vertical1,100m3,609ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Piau Engaly has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Piau Engaly
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Piau Engaly?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Piau Engaly is Lourdes, 89 minutes drive away.

Pau, Huesca, Carcassonne, Lleida-Alguaire, Biarritz and Toulouse airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 10km6 miles of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Piau Engaly open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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