Candanchú ski resort (Huesca)
Candanchú ski resort (Huesca)
The uniquely-beautiful Candanchú nestles in the heart of the Aragonese Pyrenees at the head of the Aragon River, next to Somport pass, and is on the N-330, 28 kilometres from Jaca and 111 from Huesca. It is the oldest ski resort in Spain (1928) and a pioneer of skiing courses. It has a wide variety of pistes of all levels, as well as a complete network of ski-lifts to access them. Those who go there enjoy fantastic holidays, and are attracted by its great variety of pistes, it convenient access and its complete residential centre.It offers a joint ski pass with Astún ski resort.
Skiable kilometres : 65.491 Km (50.491 Km Esquí alpino - 15 Km Esquí fondo)
Maximum height: 2.400
Minimum height: 1.530
- Ski lifts open: 25/26
- Kms. open: 43/50,6
- Ski runs open: 45/51
- Max. depth: 260 cm
- Min. depth: 90 cm
- Type of snow: Powder
At the resort
En piste: Cafeteria, restaurant and self-service in the Pista Grande area. Vending hall (automatic drinks sale) and toilet services in the Pista Grande area. Cafeteria and fast food with terrace at the Cima del Tobazoi. Cafetería and fast food with terrace in the Tuca area. Toilet facilities. Public address system. At the foot of the slopes: Three 3-star hotels. Apartment rental agencies. Hostels and mountain refuges. Cafeterias. Bars. Restaurants. Pizzeria. Hamburgers. Chocolate shop. Discotheque. Medical practice. Ambulance. Internal transport bus. Hire of ski equipment, snowboards, snowshoes, sledges. Shopping arcade with gift shops, food, press, etc. Sports equipment sale and repair shops. Information and customer service offices. Take sales desks. Ski club. Church. Ski School.
In the surrounding area
Bus and railway station. Taxis. Repair garages. Banks. Cash points. Post office. Tourist offices. Exhibition rooms. Conference centre. Hospital. Sports clubs. Sports and adventure agencies. Ice rink. Open air heated swimming pool. Gyms. Tennis courts. Squash. Sauna and massage. Sports centres. Cinema. Horseback rides. Mountain biking. Petrol stations. Department stores. Library. Crèche. Guardia Civil. Red Cross. Travel agencies. Courier services. Veterinary services. Services of plumbing, carpentry, painting, etc.
No. of ski schools: 1
No. of ski instructors: 125
Comments: Check the official website: www.candanchu.comJoint ski pass with the Astún and Candanchú ski resorts.
No. of blue runs: 12
No. of black runs: 13
No. of red runs: 16
No. of green runs: 10
Total no. of km: 50.491
Total runs: 51
Cross-country ski trails: 15 km markings (Candanchú Le Somport)
Sledging slopes: 1
Snowshoeing slopes: 1
Competition stadiums: 8 FIS-approved competition Alpine slopes
No. of snow cannons: 134
Total no. of km with artificial snow: 9 km artificial snow / 18 slopes.
No. of accommodation units at the resort: 10
No. of beds at the resort: 1274
No. of accommodation units in the surrounding area: 50
No. of beds in the surrounding area: 10538