Some of you like the sun, the beach and as a summer lover, you prefer putting on less clothes. Some others like the mystery that's hidden underneath your clothes. Well, it's not about Shakira, but for you all snowboarders that live for the moment of being up and high and then down again.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
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.