The Sierra Nevada Ski resort in Granada is full to capacity within only a few weeks of opening for the winter season
The Andalucian ski resort is full to capacity for the first time this 2022-2023 season. According to a spokesperson from Cetursa, the company in charge of managing the ski resort, Thursday, December, 29, was the first day of this season in which the maximum capacity of 8,000 skiers. was reached- a number based on the range of kilometers available and safe to ski on.
Currently on offer from Sierra Nevada is a total of 27 skiable kilometers spread over 34 slopes in the areas of Borreguiles, Veleta, Loma de Dílar, and, partially, El Río, which can only be accessed by using the Stadium chairlift.
The company also stated that from January 1, 2023, ski passes will only be available online.
What is special about the Sierra Nevada ski resort?
The ski resort is located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Spain. It is the highest ski resort in Spain and one of the highest in Europe, with the highest ski lift reaching an altitude of 3,300 meters (10,827 feet).
Some of the features that make the ski resort special include:
- High altitude: The high altitude of the resort means that it has a long ski season, typically lasting from November to May. It also means that there is plenty of snow, making for excellent skiing conditions.
- Variety of terrain: The ski resort has a wide range of terrain, from gentle slopes suitable for beginners to challenging black runs for advanced skiers. There are also several terrain parks for freestyle skiers and snowboarders.
- Proximity to Granada: The resort is located just a short drive from the city of Granada, which is known for its rich history, culture, and architecture. This makes it easy to combine a ski vacation with a city break.
- Modern infrastructure: The resort has a modern infrastructure, with a wide range of accommodation options, restaurants, and other amenities. There are also several ski schools, rental shops, and other services available to help skiers and snowboarders make the most of their time on the mountain.
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