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Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig

Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig Ski Resort Guide

Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig, Andorra

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length62 miles
Highest Lift8,661ft
Resort Height6,726ft
 Nearest AirportsPerpignan and Carcassonne
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Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig

Reputed to be the highest and sunniest ski resort in the Pyrenees, Pas de la Casa - linked to Grau Roig - also claims the best snow record. North-facing slopes help snow quality and quantity to be reliable from December through to mid-May, with snow-making also available.

On the French border it is a lively resort with duty-free shopping.

Summary

The Andorran ski resort of Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig is in the Andorran Pyrenees at an altitude of 6,726ft, with 62 miles of marked runs.

Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig is part of the Grandvalira ski area with access to 134 miles of downhill skiing, with 286 marked pistes, served by a total of 66 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig itself (62 miles of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Grandvalira ski resorts of Canillo, Encamp, Ordino-Arcalís and Soldeu / El Tarter.

The ski resort itself is at 6,726ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 8,661ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig?

The next notable snow forecast is 2in, expected on 7 March, with around 4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
23
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
37
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
32
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
18
Downhill
Total Length
62 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
31

Grandvalira Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
25
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
30
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
42
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
21
Downhill
Total Length
134 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
8 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
66

Altitudes

Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,661ft
Lowest Trail6,726ft
Resort Altitude (Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig)6,726ft
Max Vertical1,936ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig
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Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
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Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig is 2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Avet No Fifteen', which is 1 miles in length.

Skiing

Pas de la Casa's lift system covers nearly half of the country and - thanks to their geography - Pas de la Casa and Grau Roig have an excellent snow record.

A number of well-regarded English-speaking ski schools are located in Pas de la Casa and Grau Roig, with lessons available for skiing, snowboarding, cross-country, telemark and snow blades.

For Beginners

The Piso beginner's area, at the Funicamp mid-station, and Pessons at Grau Roig are ideal places for the first few days on skis. Green runs make up 25% of the overall skiing area.

For Intermediates

There is a wide variety of blue runs, ideal for intermediates, as well as many reds for progression.

For Experts

There are more than a dozen black runs, including the challenging Fis Taupes and the tree-lined Granota on the Grau side.

There are 2 slalom stadiums at the Costa Rodona.

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

The snow park and half-pipe in Pas de la Casa/Grau Roig is where most snowboarders hear, and many board and boarder-cross competitions are held here.

Location and Map

Where is Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig?

This ski resort is in the Andorran Pyrenees in Carretera de Grau Roig, Encamp.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig is Perpignan, 128 minutes drive away.

Carcassonne, Barcelona and Toulouse airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 31 ski lifts are able to uplift 47,435 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 48 miles of ski runs, with 1008 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig Tourist Office for the latest.

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Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig Webcams

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Aprés Ski

There is a good choice of bars in Pas de la Casa with all tastes catered for, and most bars having Happy Hours starting when the lifts close.

Pas de la Casa / Grau Roig