Sierra Nevada's ski resort lies on the Veleta peak, in the Granada part of the mountain. Your starting point is Pradollano. From there, the first lifts take you to the main hub, Borreguiles, at about 457 m / 1500 ft above the main village. Up the hill starts the Loma de Dilar track, which will take you to your destination.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
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.