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/66.20°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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Skiing in Laura Gazprom Ski Resort, Sochi, Kray of Krasnodar Russia
Laura Gazprom Ski Resort is a mountain tourist resort in Sochi, in the Krasnaya Polyana greater area and it stands due to its features. The resort is one of the biggest all season resorts, offering Russian traditions of hospitality at the highest international standards.
The place is served by 6 lifts and has trails spread for all levels. In only 12 minutes, skiers are lifted to the top platform of Psekhako Ridge that sits at an elevation of 1436 m/4711 ft above sea level on a gondola lift, which is capable of transferring 1200 people per hour.
The 15 trails cover a total length of 15 km/9.6 mi with the shortest being 350 m/1148 ft and the longest 2500 m/8202 ft. Levels of difficulty vary and trails are marked as red, blue, green and black. Novices enjoy 2 trails, intermediate skiers 4 trails, advanced skiers 6 trails and experts 3 trails. Five of the trails are illuminated for night skiing.
All the equipment needed is available in the resort for rent or purchase. The ski specialists offer their services, so you can learn how to ski, if you don’t know the basics.
Other amenities include parking lot, nearby hotels, bars and restaurants. The advanced infrastructure of the resort along with the stunning vistas make it a perfect getaway destination for a respectable audience!