Nordic skiing & Snowshoeing

Enjoy the tranquillity of nature and its voluptuous landscapes, leave your tracks in pristine snow and conquer the great white expanse before you, so many dreams are fulfilled here in Luz …

The walk to the pastoral hut of Counques

Luz Ardiden resort offers a panoramic snowshoe circuit. Follow the markings to discover the most beautiful views of the valley and crisscross between peaks, remains, pines with hooks and snow-capped peaks.

From the Aulian sector or the Béderet sector, embark with your snowshoes and poles on the chairlift. On arrival, enjoy a breathtaking panorama from two belvederes located at the junction of the two slopes. Then a marked and secure circuit all downhill takes you through the fir trees, the Col de Riou then the Cabane de Counques. After the effort, comfort on the terrace of the Béderet snack-bar for a well-deserved gourmet break.

> Package: €15/person for the chairlift ride (during out of scool holidays, remember to get your pass at the village or Aulian ticket offices)
> Possibility to return by Bederet shuttle > Aulian
> Snowshoes and poles not provided
> Do not hesitate to be accompanied by a guide by contacting the village activity offices

 MAP OF THE SKI RESORT

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SLED DOGS IN LUZ ARDIDEN

A stone’s throw from the ski resort, the mushers and their sled dogs take you to the Counques plateau to discover a shepherd’s hut and then through a forest, for a walk worthy of an adventure in the Far North.

The activity includes: (total duration 45 min)
– the presentation of the pack
– the presentation of the profession of Musher, the approach of the dog as well as the safety instructions.
– baptism (about 20 min ride) and debriefing after the ride.

Open from January 11 to March 19, 2023 (closed on Mondays).
Departure from the Bédéret snack-bar (from the Bédéret car park, count between 5 and 10 minutes on foot)

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Our best spots Walks and snowshoeing

The pastoral hut of Counques and the pass of Riou
Lienz Forest
Cirque de Gavarnie
Pont d'Espagne

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SNOWSHOEING / YOGA / LUNCH BOX

Sport, relaxation and panoramic tasting !

  • 1 hour of snowshoes
  • 45 min of yoga class
  • A picnic lunch box to enjoy front of the mountains

> Every Wednesday during French school holidays and Sundays outside holidays
> 22 € / person / Snowshoes not provided / Location: Bederet part

Details: departure at 9 a.m. for the unaccompanied walk towards the Cabane de Counque / arrival at 10:30 a.m. at the Bédéret restaurant for the yoga class / 11:30 a.m. tasting of the picnic. Subject to weather conditions and availability.
By reservation at the resort information point or on 05 62 92 80 64. Registration closes the day before at 3 p.m. Maximum 10 persons.

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HIKE SKIING

The Luz Ardiden resort offers marked and secure circuits from the Bederet sector (parking) to the Col de Riou and the Viscos crests. Admire the surrounding peaks, savor the calm of this preserved landscape and arrive at Col de Riou with a 360 ° panorama over the valleys of Luz and Cauterets.

> 1h30 / 2.5km / 269m D+ / ALT.1680m / 1949m
> Easy level (runs: Belle bleue – Riou – Myrtilles)
> Supervision recommended for beginners

 

 MAP OF LUZ ARDIDEN

FATBIKE ON SNOW

Learn how to ride on snow, to drift and to slalom keeping a very good stability thanks to the big wheels of this atypical bike. An incredible experience to share with family or friends! 

Possibility of making a descent at sunset

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PARAGLIDING

To spend an unforgettable moment with the summits and fly over the Luz valley, two-seater paragliding first flights are offered from the heights of the Luz Ardiden ski resort.

Choose a ski landing on the snow front or on foot in the village.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Cross-country skiers will be able to venture into the Pont d’Espagne between pines and waterfalls on 36 km of Nordic trails, and discover the wild nature and the sumptuous panoramas of this Grand Site Occitanie.

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SNOWMOBILE

Every winter evening, a few kilometers from Luz-Saint-Sauveur, fill up with sensations by renting your snowmobile at the Barèges – Grand Tourmalet resort.

Alone or in pairs, go for an initiation, a walk or even a full evening with meals in an inn


 

“So that the mountain remains a pleasure”!

Find all the safety precautions before going to the mountains or doing outdoor activities: Click here!

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