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Gourette Ski Resort Guide

Gourette, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length19 miles
Highest Lift7,874ft
Resort Height4,593ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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The French ski resort of Gourette is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 4,593ft, with 19 miles of marked runs.


Gourette has direct access to 19 miles of downhill skiing, with 29 marked pistes, served by a total of 21 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 7,874ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


Gourette offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Gourette offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Gourette.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Gourette is 2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Pene Blanque'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Gourette?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Gourette.

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Ski Area Stats

Gourette Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
19 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
12 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Gourette Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift7,874ft
Resort Altitude (Gourette)4,593ft
Lowest Trail4,429ft
Max Vertical3,445ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Gourette
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Gourette

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Location and Map

Where is Gourette?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Gourette is Lourdes, 63 minutes drive away.

Pau, Biarritz, Huesca, Toulouse and San Sebastián airports are all within three hours drive.

Lourdes is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 21 ski lifts are able to uplift 20,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 12 miles of ski runs, with 50 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Gourette open?

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

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