Ski Resorts News
New detachable 6-seater chairlift "Gaston Express" - Ouillon sector
Replacing the double “Torret” ski lift (n° 26 and 18 on the piste map), this new chairlift aims to facilitate access to the Ouillon area – the lively heart of the ski area in less than 5 minutes and thus to fluidize the inter-station links.With a speed of 2400 skiers / hour, this chairlift was named in memory of Gaston Maulin, founding father of the Sybelles ski area, who in 1998 launched the project to link the 6 stations around the Ouillon massif.
New Freeride piste in Le Corbier: Jonquilles
Left in its natural state (marked, secure and not groomed), the beautiful black Jonquilles piste located under the Mont-Corbier chairlift, offers a length of 695 m for a drop of 282 m. It joins the 3 other freeride tracks created last winter on St Sorlin d’Arves (Perdrix, Bartavelle and Perrons Bas) for a practice preserving its natural environment. These freeride zones are indicated on the orange-colored piste map.
New red piste in the Saint Colomban des Villards
Meet at the top, in the Mont Cuinat sector to descend the new red Culaz piste. This red run culminates at 2069m alt., runs along “Bellard Ridge” over 550m in length and 30m in width for a vertical drop of 140m. It offers a splendid panorama over the Villards valley, the summits of Belledonne to Mont Blanc in the background.
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Hexenwasser-Gondola modern 10-seater gondola
A modern 10-seater gondola will replace the current gondola from July 2020 on, which is now over 30 years old. The ride on the new Hexenwasser gondola will be "almost as beautiful as a flight on the witches’ broom".
Grandvalira reports a good 2019-2020 season which was going at a record pace
Grandvalira closes the 2019-2020 winter campaign with less ski days sold in comparison with the previous campaign, due to the forced closure a month ahead of schedule caused by COVID-19. Despite this, the Andorran resort reports the winter balance result, which was on its way to reaching record figures, as being good.