Astún

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Astún
Astún (ski resort logo).jpg
Location Pyrenees, Spain
Nearest city Jaca
Coordinates 42°48′35″N 0°30′22″W / 42.80972°N 0.50611°W / 42.80972; -0.50611 (Astún)
Top elevation 2300 m
Base elevation 1700 m
Skiable area 39 km
Runs 48
Lift system 6 chair lifts. 7 ski tows.
Website http://www.astun.com

Astún is a ski resort situated near the town of Canfranc in the High Aragon of the western Pyrenees (province of Huesca, Spain). The source of the Aragon River is in the resort. Ibón de Truchas attracts anglers.

The resort[edit]

It has 39 km of marked pistes, it's one of the most modern resorts of the Pyrenees. The highest point is La Raca peak, 2300 m AMSL, with a vertical drop of 600 m.

The base of the resort is a purpose-built town which includes several hotels and apartments and is situated at 1700 m AMSL. From there the main chair lifts provide access for the resort. The resort itself occupies two different high mountain valleys, defining two sectors: La Raca - Sarrios, and Truchas. Each sector is accessed from the base of the resort using a chair lift.

Astún offers a joint ski pass with the neighbouring resort of Candanchú.

Lifts[edit]

Almost all of the resort's lifts are modern and of high capacity, the resort has:

Pistes[edit]

The resort offers 48 pistes of different difficulties:

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    3 beginners.
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    14 easy.
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    22 intermediate.
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    9 expert.

Services[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°48′35″N 0°30′22″W / 42.80972°N 0.50611°W / 42.80972; -0.50611