Scotland's largest ski resort is based in Aberdeenshire. Glenshee Ski Center covers 790 ha/7.9 km² and with its 22 lifts and 36 runs, it's the UK's largest snow-sports resort. Mountains’ altitude can reach up to 1245 m/4084 ft, so expect to find rough conditions with quite a few black runs.
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Snowboarding in Alabaus Snow Park, La Molina, Catalonia Spain
La Molina is a ski resort in the municipality of Alp in Girona. The temperature is about 1°C to 17°C/33.80°F to 62.60°F throughout the year, with February being the coldest month. Next to Roc Blanc pistes, there is the Alabaus Snowpark, at about 1825 m / 5987 ft of altitude.
It represents a unique spot in the Pyrenees, holding a big variety of events, competitions and exhibitions like the Malamute, DC Warriors or FIS. Furthermore, the Catalonia Snowboard 2011 Championship has been held on the spot, including competitions like half pipe, big air, parallel giant and slope style.
Here, you will find the incredible Alabaus superpipe. It is 170 m/557 ft long, 5.20 m/17 ft high, with width less than 14 m/45 ft, 24 m/78 ft overall width, and outer sides of 5 m/16 ft wide. With two big air, rails and boxes, it’s the perfect spot for snowboarders.
From there, you can access the modern Alabaus 6 seated lift. In the area, there is a variety of services like playrooms, cafes, mountain huts and shops to rent your board from.