Ski Resort News
Baqueira Beret is back and taking the new winter season by storm. The resort is kicking off the 2022-2023 season with a new ski lift, new and improved pistes, fresh new services, international competitions and lots more.
Again this year, the main new features for the 2022-2023 season are in the Beret zone: a new TSD Dossau lift, providing access to new pistes and a total of 170 km of skiable slopes spanning the territory's 4 areas.
New chairlift TSD Dossau
6-seater detachable chairlift, so you can enjoy Beret like never before
The legendary Dossau chairlift has had an update. A 6-seater detachable chairlift, taking you to the same spot as before but on new transport, and to new slopes and pistes.
Let's look at the figures. The new chairlift has the capacity for 2,400 skiers per hour, taking you from an exit altitude of 1,850 m up to 2,508 m, covering a gradient of 627 m, and a total length of 2,301 m.
New pistes: Montgarri, Passada d’Auba and Tortuga 2
Along with the updated Dossau chairlift come new runs, including Montgarri (red) and Passada d'Auba (blue) - the latter in the Colhet de Marimanha area.
In that same lift area we've made some changes to the slopes, all to improve your skiing and snowboarding experience.
Plus, there's a third new piste in the Baqueira area: Tortuga 2. The former Lenhadors run has now been modified, making it suitable for average skill level customers.
The new slopes offer fantastic views and descents, seen from a whole new perspective, increasing the total skiable area to 170 kilometres.
Snow level improvements and new snow groomers
Year after year, the resort continues to invest in improvements, including new piste bashers to ensure the slopes start each morning in impeccable shape - one of Baqueira Beret's hallmarks. This season the fleet of snow groomers - vital for keeping the slopes in shape - has grown. Three new machines (1 Winch and 2 conventional PB600) bring the total to 18 active piste bashers working throughout the season.
Snow production has also been a key investment in recent years; this is why we've expanded the network with 2,400 km of pipes, a total of 23 snow cannons (doubling snow production in the upper part of the Dossau run), 20 high pressure and 3 low, and also expanded capacity.
A new booster has been built in the new Dossau zone to produce snow across the area, especially the upper part of Colhet de Marimanha and the lower part of the Ticolet piste. This ensures 58% of the total skiable area in Baqueira Beret has access to snow production. Snow production covers 94% of the area in Baqueira, 51% in Beret, and 35% in Bonaigua.
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