Piau, the ski resort of freeride !
In Piau, the freeride is a state of mind. Do you enjoy skiing off piste ? Do you want to be free, and be in a place surrounded by summits at 3000m ? Or, do you want to do your tracks in new powder snow? So, Piau is the destination you need !
The ski resort with the most snow in 2015 !
Secured freeride area
As a conclusion, you will find 4 secured areas on the ski resort which you can reach directly with the chair lift !
> BADET : this place will offer you an amazing view on the National Park, this area will be appreciated by people who are fond of varied landscapes
> COULOIR : in this passage there is a steep slope which is located under Campbielh’s ski lift
> LAGOPEDE : a beautiful environment separated from the ski resort, easy to reach with Campbielh’s chair lift, for a nice day in powder snow
> SARROUS : a pure slope leading to Engaly’s chair lift
> LA FORET DU HOURS : you can imagine your route in the middle of this wood reachable by the oldest chair lift of the ski resort “Hourc”
In Piau, realize your dream !
BEWARE : Skiing off piste and in freeride area is at your own risk. It is necessary to have a avalanche victim detector, a shovel, a probe and it requires a useful training.
Before going, it is a priority to know about weather and snow conditions. You can be escorted by mountain professionals !
You want to know more or nearly everything about skiing off piste near Piau ? Download our Freeride-Freerando brochure below.
Ski touring at the gates of the national parks
The Bouquetins slope is a safe and marked ski touring run. In an exceptional setting, isolated from the alpine ski slopes, skiers will fully enjoy the pleasure of the physical effort of the ascent and that of the descent as a reward! With a length of 3.5 km and a height difference of 510m, it is accessible to all.