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Valdezcaray

Valdezcaray Ski Resort Guide

Valdezcaray, Spain

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowfall.
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Resort Height1,500m4,921ft
 Nearest AirportsBilbao and Pamplona
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Valdezcaray

More serious skiers as well as beginners. Snow making covers 10% of the terrain. There's no accommodation at the centre but around 500 tourist beds within a 3km radius.

Summary

The Spanish ski resort of Valdezcaray is at an altitude of 1,500m4,921ft.

Valdezcaray has direct access to 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m6,890ft, snow cover is generally reliable.

Skiing

Valdezcaray offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Valdezcaray offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Valdezcaray?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Valdezcaray Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 4 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
10
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
15

Altitudes

Valdezcaray Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,100m6,890ft
Lowest Piste1,550m5,085ft
Resort Altitude (Valdezcaray)1,500m4,921ft
Max Vertical600m1,969ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Valdezcaray
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Valdezcaray Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'La Ese'.

Location and Map

Where is Valdezcaray?

This ski resort is in Ezcaray, La Rioja, Spain.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Valdezcaray is Bilbao, 122 minutes drive away.

Pamplona, San Sebastián, Valladolid, Zaragoza and Biarritz airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km4 miles of ski runs, with 85 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Valdezcaray open?

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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Valdezcaray, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Valdezcaray Tourist Office for the latest.

Valdezcaray