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 626 m. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in France is 848 m. The highest point of the track is 2,153 m above sea level.
- Season starts on 25 Nov and ends on 8 Apr (134 days). Average season duration in France is 118 days.
- Average snow depth during the season (25 Nov to 8 Apr) is 157 cm at summit elevation and 94 cm at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 216 cm at summit elevation and 154 cm at the base.