Ski holidays in La Mongie, France
La Mongie ski resort a purpose built resort, located in the French Pyrenees and is linked with Barèges in the Le Grand Tourmalet ski area, which is the largest area in the Pyrenees. There are 120 km of pistes in the 11km between the two resorts with a range of runs to suit all abilities.
- Off piste
Skiing in La Mongie
The resort gives all levels of skiers and snowboarders plenty of choice during their week in the mountains. The large open bowl ski area gives plenty of off-piste choice for experienced skiers as well as intermediates and families in neighbouring Barèges.
For beginner skiers, it has a nice feel due to its narrow valley which makes the resort feel compact at first and ski schools and nursery slopes are easily accessible. There are also some easy blue runs from the Col du Tourmalet, part of the 2019 Tour de France route.
Intermediate skiers and snowboarders will love the array of uncrowded pistes, especially the Bergers blue run.
For freeriders and experienced skiers, the resort has an extensive array of options from the Pic du Midi accessed by cable car from the resort centre. Be sure to hire a guide if you are looking to try freeriding trails.
Snow conditions in La Mongie
La Mongie offers snow sure skiing with the ability to ski up to altitudes of 2877m on the Pic du Midi summit.
Après ski, restaurants and other activities in La Mongie
La Mongie doesn’t offer a huge selection of things to do but there is a decent number of bars, restaurants and shops and activities such as skidooing, tobogganing, snowshoeing and sledding. Top bars include Le Schuss and L’Igloo but there isn’t much nightlife in the resort.
Also 30 minutes away in neighbouring Barèges you can experience one of the best spas around, Aquensis. There is a naturally heated pool complete with fun features and a wellness area.
Transfer times to La Mongie
Lourdes (LDE) - 1hr
Pau (PUF) - 1hr 30mins
Toulouse (TLS) - 2hrs 30mins
Ski Hire in La Mongie
There are normally a number of shops where you can pick up your pre-booked ski or snowboard equipment from. Which shop you go to will depend on where you are staying in La Mongie. Here is a guide to ski or snowboard hire in La Mongie:
|Ski Hire Type||Adult 6 days||Child 6 days|
|Bronze - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£79||£55|
|Silver - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£109||£71|
|Gold - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£129|
|Platinum - Skis and Boots or Snowboard and Boots||£139|
You can book your ski hire for your trip to La Mongie here