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Valdezcaray Ski Resort Guide

Valdezcaray, Spain

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Snowfall.
Highest Lift2,100m
Resort Height1,500m
 Nearest AirportsBilbao and Pamplona
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The ski area of Valdezcaray is at an altitude of 1,500m.


Valdezcaray has direct access to 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,100m, snow cover is generally reliable.


Valdezcaray offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Valdezcaray offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'La Ese'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Valdezcaray?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Valdezcaray

Ski Area Stats

Valdezcaray Ski Area

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

Altitudes & Slopes

Valdezcaray Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,100m
Lowest Piste1,550m
Resort Altitude (Valdezcaray)1,500m
Max Vertical600m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Valdezcaray
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is Valdezcaray?

This ski resort is in Ezcaray, La Rioja, Spain.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Valdezcaray is Bilbao, 122 minutes drive away.

Pamplona, San Sebastián, Valladolid, Zaragoza and Biarritz airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 7km of ski runs, with 85 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Valdezcaray 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.