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Baqueira Beret is considered nowadays one of the most modern ski resorts in the whole of Europe. It celebrated its 50 years opening anniversary during the 2014-2015 season and since then, it has become the most important ski resort in the Pyrenees, both for the quality of its facilities and services as well as for the great amount of snow it enjoys during the winter season.
The resort is located in a privileged area, right in the middle of the Aran Valley, among gorgeous landscapes of forests, pines and peaks reaching up to 3000 metres above sea level.
The fact that lots of well known personalities from show business, politics and even the Royal Family visit regularly the area have made it possible for Baqueira to be considered one of the most luxurious ski resorts in the South of Europe.

Baqueira-Beret has capacity for up to 18206 skiers, with a maximum high level of 2510 metres above sea level and a minimum high level of 1500 metres above sea level.
It offers plenty of snow thanks to its 629 snow cannons.
There are ski slopes for all levels and everyone taste, from beginners slopes for those starting to learn to very difficult ones for the expert skiers. There are 103 slopes in total, 6 for beginners, 42 blue, 39 red and 16 black slopes for the most experienced skiers. Besides there is a 7km circuit for cross country ski.
This great offer of services comes together with a Snowpark in the Blanhiblar (Beret) area, a slalom Stadium and a Ski Kronoss.

 

With regards to lifts, the ski resort of Baqueira-Beret offers 34 of them: 1 cable-car (9 people), 19 chair-lifts (10 of them detachable chairlifts 3x6, 7x4 and 9 traditional chairlifts 6x3, 4x2), 7 platter lifts (4 platter lifts, 2 two-seater platter lift, 1 rope tow) and 7 conveyor belts. You can check the opening and closing times as well as the travel time for each of them.

A full-day adult ski pass costs 49€. There are discounts according to age, amount of days to be used, etc.
It is a great way to get to visit the whole territory suitable for skiing.

The ski resort also offers ski itineraries for all levels, there is one for your level too: blue safari, red or black.
Apart from explaining you the route, you will also find very useful information such as time taken in each itinerary, places where you'll be able to have a rest, points from where you'll find the best view of the resort and the Aran Valley.
Each suggested Safari comes together with various maps, fully-explanatory, and thorough descriptions.

BLUE SAFARI
If you are an intermediate skier, you like skiing at your own pace feeling safe, going down wide, comfortable and not very steep slopes... If what you want is to enjoy a relaxing skiing holiday with your family without setbacks then Baqueira's Blue Safari is perfect for you (Starters)


TECHNICAL INFORMATION OF THE BLUE SAFARI (Starters)
Length of the itinerary, 25.3 kms
Accumulated gradient, 3566 m
Completion time:
. 3h. 43min. without queues or stops at the ski lifts
. 4h. 33min. with 5min. queues but no stops at the ski lifts
. 5h. 23min. with 10min. queues but no stops at the ski lifts

Time has been calculated for an intermediate level according to the following parameter (based on information from the NSAA – National Ski Area Association, USA):
Speed of skier 280 m/min. of length of slope
1 min. rest for every 400 m. of slope covered

RED SAFARI
If you are a good skier who enjoys both the most challenging as well as the easiest slopes, if you are not afraid with any itinerary and your experience has helped you to become safe and knowledgeable in the mountains and in your favourite sport, then the route we propose to you with the Red Safari will help you experience an unforgettable day skiing.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION OF THE RED SAFARI (ADVANCED)
Length of the itinerary, 37,13 kms
Accumulated gradient, 7097 m.
Completion time:
. 4h. 02min. without queues or stops at the ski lifts
. 5h. 32min. with 5min. queues but no stops at the ski lifts
. 7h. 02min. with 10min. queues but no stops at the ski lifts

Time has been calculated for an intermediate level according to the following parameter (based on information from the NSAA – National Ski Area Association, USA):
Speed of skier 525 m/min. of length of slope
1 min. rest for every 570 m. of slope covered

BLACK SAFARI
If you are an expert skier and enjoy skiing on all kinds of snow; if you are familiar with our slopes; if your equipment is in perfect condition; if you are aware of your safety as much as that of the other skiers; if you are in good shape, then you are for certain a Black Safari skier (expert). It is an itinerary along the most difficult slopes in our resort, especially prepared for you.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION OF THE BLACK SAFARI (EXPERT)
Length of the itinerary, 23,11 kms
Accumulated gradient, 4468.10 m.
Completion time:
. 2h. 18min. without queues or stops at the ski lifts
. 3h. 13min. with 5min. queues but no stops at the ski lifts
. 4h. 08min. with 10min. queues but no stops at the ski lifts

Time has been calculated for an intermediate level according to the following parameter (based on information from the NSAA – National Ski Area Association, USA):
Speed of skier 670 m/min. of length of slope covered
1 min. rest for every 750 m. of slope covered

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