Port Aine ski resort in Catalonia
SKI Pallars union
Port Aine (cat. Port Ainé) is a ski station which opened in 1986, located in the territory subordinate to the municipality of Rialp (cat. Rialp) in the Orri massif (cat. Massís de l’Orri), among the pristine landscapes of the Natural Park of the High Pyrenees (cat. Parc Natural de l’Alt Pirineu) in the comarca of Pallars Sobira (cat. Pallars Sobirà), which is in the Pyrenees of Lleida(cat. Pirineu de Lleida). It is the part of the Gran Pallars ski union, consisting from Port Ainé, Espot and Tavascan.
This ski base is very well located as it is found at Orri Peak (altitude 2440 m), with 95% of its slopes oriented to the north. This provides a microclimate that fits perfectly with light snowfalls; snow lasts here from December to April. Many believe that the best snow in the Pyrenees is on this base.
The station has 30 km of slopes with a height difference of 800 meters, which is suitable for any level of skier or snowboarder. All the slopes are located within the Natural Park of the High Pyrenees, they are laid on natural mountain slopes and offer breath-taking views of the entire panorama of the Pyrenees mountains.
A distinctive feature of the Port Aine station is its clear focus on family sports and on those skiers and snowboarders that are just beginning to master these sports. The chairlift with a slow 6-seater JET – CIM reaches the maximum height of the resort. Orry peak provides skiers the opportunity to use the green Beljavista track (cat. Bellavista), as well as many others. It is a simple 3-km route around the entire base which is designed for any level of skier and invites you to pass by all the best zones of the base and to check out the picturesque landscapes.
Connoisseurs appreciate Port Aine for its snow park (cat. Snowpark) – one of the first freestyle tracks to appear in the Pyrenees and which has kept up with all the most advanced freestyle trends to this day. It has its own lift, various profiles and lines for beginners, advanced and professional athletes.
As for services, Port Aine is fully equipped with everything that you may need to spend a great ski day at an altitude of 2000 meters where the Hotel Port Aine 2000 *** is located (cat. Hotel Port Ainé 2000), the highest hotel in all of the Pyrenees. In addition, skiers and campers have a shop with essential goods, an equipment rental centre, a ski school, a solarium terrace with a cafe, a snow entertainment centre and a restaurant with panoramic views at their disposal.
In short, in Port Aine, skiers of any level will have a good time.
The Port Aine ski resort is located at an altitude of 2000 meters in the territory subordinate to the Rialp municipality in the Orri massif, among the picturesque scenery of the comarca Pallars Sobira in the Pyrenees of Lerida. Its coordinates are: GPS: 42 ° 26 ′ 06.0 ″ N • 1 ° 12 ′ 39.2 ″ E.
How to get there
From Andorra by car: N145, N260, C13.
By train: the nearest FGC suburban train station is La Pobla de Segur (cat. La Pobla de Segur) – 45 km.
By bus: the closest stop is Rialp, 16 km from Port Aine.
By plane: the closest airports to Port Aine are Lleida – Algire (cat. Algaire) and Barcelona – El Prat (cat. El Prat).
Lleida – Algire Airport (140 km), Barcelona – El Prat (245 km)
Ski slopes: 26.7 km of slopes
Artificially snow-covered slopes: 11.5 km (35.9% of the ski area)
Maximum height: 2440 m
Minimum height: 1650 m
Lifts: 10,810 skiers / hour
Snowshoe trails: 2
Park for children: 1
Adventure Park among the trees: 1
Pipe tracks: 1
Snow Garden: 1
Multi active zone in winter: 1
25 ski slopes
Green slopes: 6
Blue slopes: 4
Red slopes: 11
Black slopes: 4
Services on the slopes and at the foot of the slopes
Ski schools: 5
Bars and restaurants: 4
Sporting goods: 1
Medical Center: 1
Winter season 2018-2019: November 30, 2018 – April 22, 2019
Port Ain Station working hours
From 09:00 to 16:30 (last lift) from Monday to Sunday
Cashier Port Aine
From 8:30 to 16:00 from Monday to Sunday
Ticket Office in Rialp
From 8:15 to 12:30 on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
Skipasses and tariffs
Skipass prices – Port Ainé Ski Resort
Price per person with VAT.
Packages valid for for skiing at Skipallars ski resorts: Espot, Port Ainé and Tavascan *
|Half day ski pass(с 13.00)||Adult (15-64 years)||29 euro|
|(7-14 years), (65-69 years)||22 euro|
|One day ski pass||Adult||34 euro|
|(7-14 years), (65-69 years)||26 euro|
|Ребенок (больше 6 лет)||5 евро|
|Two days ski pass||Adult||65 euro|
|(7-14 years), (65-69 years)||49 euro|
|Three days ski pass||Adult||91.5 euro|
|(7-14 years), (65-69 years)||70.5 euro|
|Four days ski pass||Adult||116 euro|
|(7-14 years), (65-69 years)||88 euro|
|Five days ski pass||Adult||145 euro|
|(7-14 years), (65-69 years)||110 euro|