The French ski resort of Font Romeu is part of the Neiges Catalanes Ski Area with access to 203 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Font Romeu itself (52km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Neiges Catalanes ski resorts of Bolquère Pyrénées 2000, Cambre d’Aze, Cerdagne Puigmal, Formiguères, La Quillane, Les Angles, Porté Puymorens and Puyvalador.
The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With skiing above 2000 metres, snow cover is generally reliable.
Snowmaking :- Font Romeu is able to augment natural snow, on 21km of ski runs, with 500 Snow Cannons.
Ski Lift Capacity :- The 25 Ski Lifts of Font Romeu are able to uplift 18,000 skiers / snowboarders per hour.
Skiing in Font Romeu
Many of the runs are short and not over challenging, but for a greater choice the resort has signed up to the Les Neiges Catalanes Pass, which encompasses neighbouring ski resorts Err Puigmal, Eyne, Formigueres, Les Angles, lift-linked Pyrenées 2000, St Pierre del Forcats and Porte Puymorens. The most challenging skiing available at Font Romeu is Competition on the northern face.
In general, it’s a perfect base for beginners and families. Les Airelles 1900m/6235 feet, the main departure point for downhill skiing has an information centre, a restaurant, lounge and bar as well as a large sun terrace.
90km/56miles of well kept, signposted cross-country tracks, which includes a special track for first-timers as well as trails of varying length and difficulty. Many of the cross-country trails lead through the pine wood forests.