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Luz Ardiden

Luz Ardiden Ski Resort Guide

Luz Ardiden, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length37 miles
Highest Lift8,202ft
Resort Height5,676ft
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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Luz Ardiden

The French ski resort of Luz Ardiden is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 5,676ft, with 37 miles of marked runs.


Luz Ardiden has direct access to 37 miles of downhill skiing, with 26 marked pistes, served by a total of 15 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 5,676ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 8,202ft, snow cover is generally reliable.


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


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

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Luz Ardiden is 6 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'La Pique'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Luz Ardiden?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Luz Ardiden Ski Area

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

Altitudes & Slopes

Luz Ardiden Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift8,202ft
Resort Altitude (Luz Ardiden)5,676ft
Lowest Trail5,512ft
Max Vertical2,690ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Luz Ardiden
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Rental in Luz Ardiden

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Location and Map

Where is Luz Ardiden?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Hautes-Pyrénées, Midi-Pyrénées.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Luz Ardiden is Lourdes, 70 minutes drive away.

Pau and Biarritz airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 15 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 75 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Luz Ardiden 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.

Luz Ardiden Webcams

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Luz Ardiden