Espot Esquí

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Espot Esquí
Espot Esquí des del coll de Fogueruix.jpg
Location Espot
Nearest city Espot, Catalonia
Coordinates 42°33′02″N 1°4′51″E / 42.55056°N 1.08083°E / 42.55056; 1.08083 (Espot Esquí)
Top elevation 2500 m
Base elevation 1500 m
Skiable area 23.5
Runs      Black: 4
     Red: 7
     Blue: 9
     Green: 2
22 Total
Lift system 7 Total (2 Chairlifts , 3 Platter lifts, Carpets)
Lift capacity 9,140 skiers an hour
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Espot Esquí is a ski resort located in Espot, in the Catalan Pyrenees, opened in 1967. The ski area extends from 1,500 to 2,500 metres.[1]

It's one of the ways of entry in the Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park, and is near an area with many lakes of glacial origin, the trails facing the northeast have the charm of being surrounded by forest.

Espot Esquí has an extensive length of tracks with a very careful design, a new stage areas were created for each skier coul find a practice space for many activities: Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, snowboarding, Cross-country skiing, Ski mountaineering, freeriding, snowshoeing, hiking on snowmobiles, circuits with dog sleds, etc.. This expansion was not without some controversy because the environment is near an area listed in the Natura network.[2]

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