Sierra Nevada, Formigal-Aramón, Baqueira … When do the most important ski resorts and snow slopes in Spain open

The thermometers are plummeting, the December and Christmas holidays are just around the corner and that can only mean one (wonderful) thing: the snow season is about to begin. The mountains are beginning to be painted white and in the most important ski resorts of our country the ski lifts are ready to welcome lovers of winter sports. When do Sierra Nevada, Formigal, Baqueira and other meeting points for skiers and snowboarders open their slopes?

Although, as confirmed by Aramón or Valdesquí “these dates do not depend on us, but on time”, the truth is that he Most of the stations in our country already have an opening date scheduled for this winter, if, as the weather forecasts point out, the snows finally reach the highest levels in the coming days, and everything indicates that for the December Bridge the Spanish tracks will be at full capacity, to the satisfaction of white sports.

Sierra Nevada

Certainly the winter season of Sierra Nevada It is one of our country’s favorites for winter sports lovers, and this year it is also one of the first to launch ski lifts and chair lifts to welcome skiers and snowboarders who are already eager to slide down its slopes: November 27 The season begins in Granada and it is expected, if the weather permits, that it will be open until the end of April 2022.

Formigal, Panticosa and Aramón stations

From the press office of Aramón, which includes the Formigal, Panticosa, Cerler, Candanchú and Astún stations, assure us that there is still no final date decided in the calendar because “we depend on the time”, but the forecast is that by the beginning of December the stations are ready to receive skiers and lovers of winter sports. In addition, this year, the Aragonese Pyrenees will open its doors with many new features: « three new chairlifts, two new skiable areas, more kilometers and more fun«(We will update the opening date of the Aramón stations as soon as it is confirmed).

In the same community of Aragon, but further south, we find the Iberian System stations, in Teruel, with Javalambre and Valdelinares at the helm and December 3 marked in red for the season opener 21/22. Valdezcaray and Santa Inés, at the moment, do not have a date set on the calendar.

Baqueira, Boí Taüll and the Catalan Pyrenees

In the Catalan Pyrenees, everything is ready to receive the first skiers and snowboarders of the 2021/2022 season: the Baqueira Beret, Boí Taüll, La Molina-Masella, Espot Esquí, Port Ainé, Vall de Nuria or Vallter 2000 resorts will put launching its ski lifts on weekend of November 27, so that snow sports in the Catalan mountain range are insured both for the Constitution Bridge and for Christmas.

Stations of the Community of Madrid: from La Pinilla to Valdesquí

The permanent closure of the mythical Navacerrada station This year it leaves Madrid skiers a little orphaned, who will concentrate on the rest of the Community’s resorts. Of course, as has happened to us with the tracks of Aramón, from those of Valdesquí or La Pinilla, two of the most loved by winter sports lovers, They do not confirm us the opening date, although from their information service they trust that the snow will make its appearance soon to to be able to be at full occupancy capacity in the December Bridge.

From Alto Campoo to San Isidro: the snow slopes of the Cantabrian Mountains

The cold and snow are already making an appearance in the Cantabrian Mountains, so its ski slopes have already set an opening date for this 2021/2022 season: the first lifts to be launched will be those of the San Isidro, Puerto de Pajares and Fuentes de Invierno, where the slopes are scheduled to open on November 26, Leitariegos and Manzaneda they will follow on Saturday, November 27, and Alto Campoo season begins on December 1.