Glencoe mountain resort is the oldest one in Scotland, offering the best natural terrain in the country. It is situated near a small village, named Glencoe too. Locals are able to provide visitors with many facilities, such as hotels, restaurants and cozy cafes, where everyone could taste traditional products.
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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.