Candanchu is a ski resort located at the north of Pyrenees mountains, near the borders between Spain and France. The area used to be a military camp of the French Angevin dynasty and it was named "Camp d'Anjou". The temperature varies from 2°C/35.6°F to 19°C/66.2°F throughout the year, with January being the coldest and August the warmest month.
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Snowboarding in Formigal, Huesca, Aragon Spain
El Formigal is a ski resort located in the Aragon’s Pyrenees mountains, near the borders of northern Spain with France. Temperatures vary from 3°C/37.4°F to 24°C/75.2°F with January being the coldest month and August the warmest.
The spot constitutes an ideal location for snowboarding, offering 90 trails of a total of 137 km/ 85 mi, with a 750 m/2460 ft of vertical drop. It has 11 chair lifts, 7 ski tows and 4 carpet lifts with the first chair lift being situated at 1500 m/4921 ft. The peak of the resort is Tres Hombres at 2250 m/7381 ft and among the 90 available trails, 7 are for beginners (green), 18 are easy (blue), 33 are intermediate (red) and 39 are for expert (black) snowboarders.
There are a few shops, training schools and clubs in the area where you can buy, repair or even rent your equipment.