Pic de la Cabanette Cross Country Skiing

The 12th most popular XC Ski in France.

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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.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  French Tourism, US (212) 838-7800.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

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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