Those who know the Sierra Nevada well know that spring is one of the best times of the season to enjoy skiing, especially if the resort keeps all the areas open, with good snow thicknesses. The clear skies, the perfectly groomed pistes with a special spring treatment and the pleasant temperatures make this snow, which changes throughout the day, one of the best in the country for skiing at this time of year.
For all these reasons, here are five reasons not to miss skiing in spring:
1.- The snow
In spring, the snow conditions in Sierra Nevada are very special. Due to its altitude, the slopes are kept in very good condition throughout the day. Early in the morning the snow is hard, so it is advisable to start skiing in the lower areas of the resort: Rio, Loma Dilar, Cauchiles..., as the morning progresses the snow begins to melt, to have a layer of 2 or 3 cm of soft snow, so you can go up to the area of Borreguiles, to finish the day in the area of La Laguna or in the Veleta.
1.- Skiers or snowboarders of medium or high level can choose to start the day by going up to the Loma de Dilar area, it is advisable to start the day's skiing via the Loma Dilar piste until returning to Pradollano; or in the case of experts, opt for the descent of a 'black' piste such as Fuente del Tesoro.
2.- Back in the cable car, skiers and snowboarders can opt for a few descents down Borreguiles - Perdiz, Rebeco, Zorro, Morillas, Granados, etc.-,
3.- After going back up the Stadium chairlift we can do the long run of the El Águila de Cauchiles piste or other red pistes in that area.
4.- Towards midday you can go up to the highest peaks by the Zayas chairlift to ski the slopes closest to the Veleta or to go into the Laguna, where the snow remains in better condition until early afternoon.
5.- Of course, beginner skiers have the green slopes of Borreguiles and the Family Zone of the Mar piste in perfect condition throughout the day and if they reach a certain level, our advice is to try the blue slopes of the Loma de Dilar or Borreguiles.
2.- The weather
According to the resort's weather data, recorded over the years, in April, Sierra Nevada enjoys a high percentage of sunny days. The temperatures in this month are milder, which makes skiing easier for the youngest skiers and also makes it easier for beginners to take to skiing, as they do not have to suffer the rigours of winter.
3.- The prices
Sierra Nevada has launched a special offer for spring. Two days skiing, for only 66€. On sale exclusively ONLINE
you don't have a ski pass yet, you can withdraw it at the station's cash machines. The purchase of the 2-day SPRING ski pass -for the same person- is limited to one order per person. These passes can be used on any day of the 2021-2022 season, on alternate or consecutive days.
In spring, Sierra Nevada continues to hold sporting and musical events:
30 and 31/03 - SPANISH ABSOLUTE ALPINE SKIING CHAMPIONSHIP.
01/04/04 - ULTRA SIERRA NEVADA
01-03/04 - SUN AND SNOW FESTIVAL
09-10/04 - VETERANS TROPHY
5.- The attractions of the province
Where else in the world can you ski in the morning and swim in the sea in the afternoon? We can assure you that nowhere else. In the Sierra Nevada you can enjoy the slopes in the morning and, within an hour, take a dip in the sea on the Costa Tropical during the long spring afternoons.
A good sun cream, sunglasses and light clothing are all you need to enjoy the Sierra Nevada snow until the end of the season.
Don't miss out!