Near Ax-les-Thermes, the backcountry ski tour to Pic de la Cabanette offers scenic vistas and awesome descents. Starting from Hospitalet (1,400m), follow Valle du Sisco towards a ridge (2,170m) to a point above a small lake. Continue on the ridge past Roc MI (2,800m) to the summit (2,850). The best descent is off the north face.
Overall, Pic de la Cabanette is the 12th most popular cross country ski area of all 19 Nordic ski destinations in France. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Pic de la Cabanette including Pic de Tarbesou and Col de Puymorens to Orlu.
Local Contacts: French Tourism, US (212) 838-7800.
Best Season: Jan. - Apr.
Average Difficulty: Difficult
Luxury Loding: Nordic Resorts near Ax-les-Thermes
Date Published: 1/4/2016
Date Updated: 8/17/2016
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