Browsing entries tagged with Pyrenees

5 Dec 2013

First day out

16 Jan 2013

Pyrenees on highest avalanche alert

Pyrenees on highest avalanche alert

Parts of the French Pyrénées are on red alert following heavy snowfalls of more than 50cm in 24 hours. The “alert rouge” – the highest avalanche warning - has been issued by Meteo France for the…

24 Dec 2012

New shuttle service for French Pyrenees

New shuttle service for French Pyrenees

Budget airline Ryanair is offering a bargain new transfer service to skiers and snowboarders heading for the French Pyrenees. Starting last Saturday, 22 December, the airline’s new shuttle service runs…

9 Nov 2011

Snovember – more resorts open

Snovember – more resorts open

Mid-November brings another bunch of North American resort openings. And it has been snowing out there ... Last weekend Banff fired up the lifts in Lake Louise and Mt Norquay, and there has been good snowfalls…

14 Sep 2011

Baqueira specialist offers new chalet

Baqueira specialist offers new chalet

If you fancy trying Spain this winter, Ski Inspired has a new chalet in Baqueira-Beret that might appeal. Chalet Eira is a new luxury chalet situated just 40 metres from the first lift, in Tanau, the most…

17 Jun 2011

UK charter to use Lleida airport for Pyrenees

UK charter to use Lleida airport for Pyrenees

The Catalan government has announced that UK tour operator Neilson, in conjunction with Thomas Cook charter flights, will use the Spanish regional airport Lleida-Alguaire to access the Pyrenees next winter.…

24 Nov 2010

Season starting in the Pyrenees

Season starting in the Pyrenees

Good recent snowfalls in the Pyrenees have prompted an early start for some resorts, on both the French and Spanish sides of the range. Formigal and Baquiera Beret are the latest resorts to announce plans…

29 Jun 2010

Nips and tucks

1 Mar 2010

Lifts damaged in Pyrenees storm

Lifts damaged in Pyrenees storm

Several ski resorts in the Haute Pyrenees suffered damage as a result of a powerful storm last weekend. Storm Xynthia raged through the mountains, a fierce and abrupt weather front, with gale force winds…

13 Feb 2010

Spain’s biggest terrain park opens

Spain’s biggest terrain park opens

Cerler in Spain is claiming to have opened the country’s biggest terrain park this week. Where? The small resort is located in the Spanish Pyrenees. It opened its 2.5km long Basibé park this week, including…

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