Ski Resorts News
A new 4-seater chairlift "le Bisorne"will improve the ski offer of the AX-3-Domaines resort. This chairlift will start from the Campels sector at 1520m and reach the Saquet domain at 2 000 m. It has 134 seats with a flow of 2000 people per hour and will allow the skier to descend directly to the bottom of the ski resort at Bonascre.
Snow Making Plant
The Ax-3-Domaines station has set upa new snow plant in the Bonascre area. The new building, replacing the previous concrete building, looks like a wooden cottage located in the middle of the pine forest, thus ensuring a good landscape integration. The total production capacity increases to 1700 m3/hour, which allows the Ax-3-Domaines station to have one of the biggest capacity of snow production of the French Pyrenees. This new plant will produce more than 70% of the water needed for the 285 snowmakers at the same time or on all the snow cannons below 1800m altitude, which strengthens the capacity to have a good snow level on all areas at the base of the resort. It also provides energy savings: water, air and electricity. Two to three years of work are still planned in the off-season in order to continue to modernize the snow making network.
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