The Ski Resort
Situated close by the commune of Arette situated in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, lies, partly covered by mugo pines, the skiing area of La-Pierre-St-Martin.
Cozy Chalets and a welcoming atmosphere serve to make your family holiday a unique one. There are a number of facilities offering childcare: the „les Oursons“ day care, a snow kindergarten, the mini-club and many other workshops and activities will keep your children busy and active.
Other activities you might want to try include snowshoeing, dog sledge or Ski Joëring, a sport where the skiier is being pulled by a horse.
Additionally the Resort of La-Pierre-St-Martin welcomes disabled people to experience the world of wintersports - the association “La Pierre Handiski Pyrénées” provides all equipment, facilities, service and teaching needed to enable people of all types of handicaps to enjoy their winterholiday.
- The vertical drop from summit to base is 2054 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 2635 ft. The highest point of the track is 7064 ft above sea level.
- Season starts on Nov 25 and ends on Mar 14 (840 days). Average season duration in France is 365 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (Nov 25 to Mar 14) is 56 " at summit elevation and 33 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 78 " at summit elevation and 50 " at the base.