Astun is located in the source of Aragon river, in the Pyrenees mountains near the borders of Spain with France. The station occupies two high mountain valleys, La Raca and Truchas each of which is accessible by a chairlift. The temperature varies from 2°C/35.60°F to 19°C/75.20°F throughout the year, with January being the coldest and August the warmest month. It is an ideal spot for many activities and excursions all around the year.
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Snowboarding in Alta Sierra Ski Resort, Wofford Heights, California USA
It is a great place for snowboarding. When you arrive in Alta Sierra, the first building you meet is the ticket office, where you can buy your passes and tickets, so make sure to stop there first.
It is a lovely place to snowboard, with 600 ft/182.8 m vertical drop and top elevation at 7091 ft/2161 m. Base elevation is at 6500 ft/1981 m. The resort offers 2 lifts totally with 8 runs, 30% for beginners, 40% for intermediate and 30% for advanced snowboarders. Longest run is 11482 ft/3500 m and ski season lasts from December to March.
It is highly recommended to wear a helmet, if you want to participate in any activities in the snow. If you don’t have a helmet, you can always rent one from the resort. If you have an active military ID card, you get 20% off in equipment rentals. The resort has a tube park with automated lift, taking you and your tube to the top of the tube course.