Snowboarding in La Molina, Girona, Catalonia Spain

Vertical drop:
875 m/2870 ft
Lowest altittude:
1700 m/5577 ft
Highest altittude:
2445 m/8021 ft
Alp 2500 is a complex of ski resorts in La Cerdanya, Catalonia, in the Pyrenees mountains of northeastern Spain. It includes the two towns of La Molina and Masella, whose two respective ski areas are joined to form Alp 2500.

La Molina is a ski resort in the municipality of Alp in Girona. The temperature is about 1 to 17°C/33.80 to 62.60°F throughout the year, with February being the coldest and August the warmest month. There are 15 total lifts like cable cars, chairs, baby and drag lifts. The first lift is at 1700 m/5577 ft and the top lift at 2445 m/8021 ft. The vertical drop is 875 m/2870 ft with 40 km/25 mi of total ride area. The artificial snow-making coverage is at 42%. Among the available tracks, 50% are green tracks, 39% are red and 11% black.

At the resort there has been held the FIS Snowboarding World Championships 2011. It’s a meeting point for many snowboarders across Europe, due its incredible super-pipe at Alabaus snow-park and nice slopes, descending the mountain.

Having more than half tracks being easy and very easy, it’s the perfect spot for beginners. As for the advanced snowboarders, they will find about 17 difficult and 7 very difficult tracks. Beginners will also find group or individual lessons and certified training staff for the first steps. There is also a variety of services like playrooms, cafes, and mountain huts.