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Gavarnie Gèdre

Gavarnie Gèdre Ski Resort Guide

Gavarnie Gèdre, France

Rated: 2/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners.
Total Piste Length45km
Highest Lift2,400m
Resort Height2,400m
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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Gavarnie Gèdre

The French ski resort of Gavarnie Gèdre is in the French Alps at an altitude of 2,400m, with 45km of marked runs.


Gavarnie Gèdre has direct access to 45km of downhill skiing, with 22 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,400m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,400m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Gavarnie Gèdre offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Gavarnie Gèdre offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gavarnie Gèdre is 4km long and the most difficult run is the 'Aigles'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gavarnie Gèdre?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Gavarnie Gèdre.

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Snow Forecast by day for Gavarnie Gèdre

Ski Area Stats

Gavarnie Gèdre Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gavarnie Gèdre Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,400m
Resort Altitude (Gavarnie Gèdre)2,400m
Lowest Piste1,850m
Max Vertical550m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gavarnie Gèdre
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Gavarnie Gèdre?

This ski resort is in the French Alps in Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gavarnie Gèdre is Lourdes, 71 minutes drive away.

Pau, Biarritz and Toulouse airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 8,955 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gavarnie Gèdre open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Gavarnie Gèdre, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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