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La Mongie

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La Mongie Ski Resort Guide

La Mongie, France

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length120km
Highest Lift2,500m
Resort Height1,800m
 Nearest AirportsLourdes and Pau
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La Mongie

The ski area of La Mongie is in the French Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,800m, with 120km of marked runs.


La Mongie is part of the Tourmalet ski area with access to 240km of downhill skiing, with 138 marked pistes, served by a total of 43 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in La Mongie itself (120km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Tourmalet ski resort of Barèges. La Mongie is directly linked by Ski Lift to the ski areas of Barèges.

The ski resort itself is at 1,800m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,500m, snow cover is generally reliable.


La Mongie offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


La Mongie is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in La Mongie.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in La Mongie is 5km long and the most difficult run is the 'Prade Berde'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in La Mongie?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for La Mongie.

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Ski Area Stats

La Mongie Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 15km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Tourmalet Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

La Mongie Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,500m
Lowest Piste1,800m
Resort Altitude (La Mongie)1,800m
Max Vertical700m

Ski Slope Aspects

N, E, S, W

La Mongie has ski slopes facing north, south, as well as east and west, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for La Mongie
Intermediate Skiers

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Location and Map

Where is La Mongie?

This ski resort is in the French Pyrenees in Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Hautes-Pyrénées.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to La Mongie is Lourdes, 56 minutes drive away.

Pau, Toulouse, Biarritz, Carcassonne and San Sebastián airports are all within three hours drive.

Lourdes is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 33 ski lifts are able to uplift 18,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 50km of ski runs, with 170 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is La Mongie open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Early April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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