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Hautacam, a magnificent panorama on the Pyrenees

Being in the middle of the Great Sites of Midi-Pyrénées, Hautcam is a village resort located at 1509 meters above sea level.altitude. It is especially known for its authenticity and its panoramic view.

On its massiveyou can enjoy the most beautiful views like the Pic du Midi (and the stations of Barèges or La Mongie at its feet) or the Brèche de Roland. Many wonders can be seen on Hautacam. It is a place to privileged to take relaxation and tranquility.

A ski area focused on cross-country skiing

With suitable dimensionsThe Hautcam ski area is able to accommodate many skiers of all categories. It sets up more than 20 km of ski slopes. For the ascent, 10 lifts are available.

In all, you can find 20 tracks 5 of which are designed to meet the needs of advanced skiers. These were practically designed for them to develop their experience. 5 other tracks are for the intermediate level. In order for the beginners In order to allow beginners to easily practice and get used to all kinds of movements, 5 other tracks are dedicated to them. These have been particularly designed to ensure a good initiation in the field.

A lively resort in summer and winter

Hautacam is well loved for its multiple activities throughout the year. In the summer season as well as in the cold season, the village resort remains very lively, both during the day and at night. The activities offered go far beyond skiing. A playful atmosphere is of course to enjoy. The massif can be used for cycling.

Despite the small size of the station, it has all the necessary infrastructures for those who want to stay there. 2 tool rental stores to facilitate your ski holiday are to enjoy on the village. A ski school is also at your disposal to initiate you in the sector. This school is suitable for all age groups.

The Hautacam ski area in figures

⛷️ Ski resort ⛷️Hautacam
MassifPyrenees Massif
? Ski area ?
Size of the village ski area (in klm):20
Size of the village ski area with connection(s) (in klm) :20
Longest downhill ski run (in km)4
Name of the ski areaHautacam
Connected station(s)No
❄ Altitude of ski area ❄
Altitude at the bottom of the ski area (in m)1 500
Altitude at the top of the ski area (in m)1 813
Average altitude of the ski area (in m)1 657
Total height of the domain (in m)313
Surface area of artificial snow (in ha)0
? Difficulty of ski trails ?
Number of green runs5
Number of blue trails5
Number of red trails6
Number of black runs0
Total number of downhill ski runs16
? Ski lifts ?
Ski lifts7
Children’s treadmill0
Fixed grip chairlifts0
Detachable Chairlifts0
Cable cars0
Total number of lifts7
? Nordic ski area ?
Number of cross-country ski trails (or Nordic area)3
Size of the Nordic ski area (in klm):15
?️ Services in the station ?️
Presence of a snowpark:No
Presence of an aquatic complex and spaNo
Trails accessible on foot from the village :No
Number of year-round inhabitants (including low-lying village)409
Slogan of the stationThis is where it all begins
? Access to the station ?
Nearest train station:Lourdes
Bus shuttle to a train station:No
Distance from Paris (in kilometers)870
? Price survey in the station ?
Price list for a ski pass (1 day) in high season (access to the entire ski area) 21 €
Price of the week pass (6 days) in high season (access to the whole ski area) 102 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (adult) 90 €
Ski equipment rental rate per week (child) 40 €
Rental studio 2 persons (school vacations) 430 €
Family apartment rental 4 persons (school vacations) 610 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults (excluding transportation and food) 814 €
Total cost of stay for 2 adults and 2 children (excluding transportation and food) 1 186 €
? Average real estate rate ?
Average price per m2 of an apartment 2 250 €
Average price per m2 of a chalet 1 750 €
Average price of a 60m2 apartment 135 000 €
Average price of a 100m2 chalet 175 000 €
? Station evaluation on 7 criteria ?
Score on the average snowmaking capacity of the massif / 108
Note on the ratio between the size of the ski area vs. the price of the stay / 106
Evaluation note of the ski area and ski lifts / 105
Note on the diversity of the proposed activities (except ski) / 105
Note on the charm and interest of the Village / 107
Note on the average cost of a stay / 108
Score on the average evaluation of Internet users /106,5
? Station average via 7 criteria ?
Final average score according to / 106,5
? Ranking according to ? 168th position out of 232 stations in France

Hautacam in Questions / Answers

  • What are the winter activities in Hautacam ?

The resort of Hautacam is a very rich in activities, especially in winter it offers activities such as:

Luge This activity will allow you to enjoy the sensations of sliding even if you do not ski. In addition being accessible to all, you will spend good times with family or friends.

Lamas ride This activity will allow you to discover the station of Hautacam on the back of a llama. You can discover another way to walk.

Snowshoe hiking Snowshoeing : you can also explore the resort of Hautacam on your snowshoes. This activity will allow you to discover its landscapes, its fauna and its flora.

Ski Skiing : you can also take advantage of the slopes to do both Alpine and Nordic skiing. You will discover the unique sensations offered by the snow and the relief of Hautacam.

  • What are the activities in summer at Hautacam resort ?

Hautacam resort also offers many summer activities such as:

Déval Kart This activity will offer you all the pleasures of descending slopes from your 4-wheel kart. In addition it has a marked course for safety.

Scooter You can enjoy scooter VTT to descend the slopes of Hautacam. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran, you will have fun with this activity.

Hiking Hiking: you can also explore the nature in summer of Hautacam. You will discover its fauna, its flora and its magnificent landscapes.

Walk with Lamas This activity will allow you to spend time with llamas during a walk. You will be able to discover the station of Hautacam in another way.

  • What to visit in Hautacam and its surroundings ?

Among these places that you must visit in Hautacam, we can mention : The Leisure Park of Hautacam, the Chloro’fil Park, The Dojon of Eagles, The Pyrenees Animal Park.

  • Where to eat in Hautacam ?

The resort of Hautacam offers more than 15 restaurants among which we can mention : Au Fond Du Gosier, The Ayzi Table, The Forge.

Hautacam offers a number of different accommodations such as the Hotel La Grange de Thalie, Hotel Beau Site, Hotel Restaurant Soleil Levant.

  • How big is the ski area of Hautacam ?

The ski area of the resort of Hautacam is 20 kilometers in size, divided into 16 trails. It also has 15 kilometers of cross-country ski trails.

  • What is the altitude of Hautacam?

This area has an altitude between 1500 meters and 1813 meters high.

  • What is the price of the Hautacam package?

Their packages start from 21 euros per day.

  • What is the average price of renting an apartment in … ?

For a furnished studio for 2 people, the average price found is 430, and for an apartment for 4 people, the average price found per week is 610.

  • Does the resort of Hautacam have a bike park?

No, it does not have a bike park.

  • How to get to Hautacam by train ?

You can easily get there from the Lourdes train station. Then you will have to take a Taxi or a Bus to get to the station.

  • What is the postal code of Hautacam ?

The zip code of Hautacam is 65400.

  • In which department is the Hautacam station located?

Hautacam is located in the department of Haute Pyrénées.

  • Does the resort of Hautacam have a tourist office ?

The resort of Hautacam is part of the Argelès-Gazost tourist office. It is located at 15, Plage de la République 65400 Argèles-Gazost, France.

  • Are there any webcams in Hautacam ?

Yes, there is a webcam, which you can find at this web address

  • Where can I find information about the weather in Hautacam ?

You can find the latest weather report for Hautacam station at

  • What is the opening date of the ski lifts in Hautacam?

In Hautacam, the ski lifts usually open the first week of December, until the beginning of April, but it all depends on the snow conditions of the massif.

  • Is there an ESF school in Hautacam ?

Yes, it is at 3 rue des Vergers Station du Hautacam 65400 Hautacam.

What is’s opinion about Hautacam ?

In the end, gives the resort of Hautacam an average rating of 6.5/10, which places it in the 168th positione French ranks. Its strengths are : the average snowfall, the cost of a stay, the charm of the resort.

Map of the Hautacam ski slopes

Hautacam - Map of the ski slopes
Hautacam – Ski Trail Map

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