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Sunset view of the resort town.
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Sunset view of the resort town.
Panorama from Cerler.
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Panorama from Cerler.
The pyramidal Cerler Peak.
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The pyramidal Cerler Peak.
Chair lift, Cerler sector.
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Chair lift, Cerler sector.

Cerler, officially called Aramon Cerler, is a ski resort situated in the high Benasque Valley, near the town of Benasque in the central Pyrenees (province of Huesca, Spain). Near Cerler are the highest peaks of the Pyrenees, Aneto, Monte Perdido, and Posets. A ski resort is a ski area with a village and/or high-end accommodations and other amenities at the base of the mountain. ... Benasque Benasque (Benás, in the local dialect) is a town in the province of Huesca (Spain), located in the heart of the Pyrenees, 143 km north-east of Huesca. ... Central Pyrenees. ... Huesca province Huesca is a province of northern Spain, in the northern part of the autonomous community of Aragon. ... Aneto is the highest mountain in the Pyrenees. ... Monte Perdido (Mont Perdu in French, both meaning lost mountain) is the third highest mountain in the Pyrenees. ...

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The resort

It has 60 km of marked pistes, and it's one of the highest resorts of the Pyrenees. The highest point is Gallinero peak, 2750 m AMSL, with a vertical drop of 1250 m.
The base of the resort is a purpose-built town which includes several hotels and apartments and is situated at 1500 m AMSL. From there a 4 seat chair lift provides the main access for the resort. The resort itself occupies two different high mountain valleys, defining two sectors: Cerler and Ampriu. Each sector is accessible by road and has a parking area, both sectors are linked by chair lifts. A piste is the name given to a marked ski-run or path down a mountain for the purposes of skiing, snowboarding, or other mountain sports. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... The term above mean sea level (AMSL) refers to the elevation (on the ground) or altitude (in the air) of any object, relative to the average sea level. ... A chairlift A chairlift is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ...


Lifts

Almost all of the resort's lifts are modern and of high capacity, the resort has:

A ski tow, also called rope tow, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ... A Magic Carpet is a type of surface lift seen at ski areas to transport skiers up the grade. ...

Pistes

The resort offers 51 pistes of different difficulties:

  • 9 begginners pistes. (Green)
  • 16 easy pistes. (Blue)
  • 17 intermediate pistes. (Red)
  • 9 expert pistes. (Black)

Services

View of the Ampriu sector with Aneto peak in the background.
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View of the Ampriu sector with Aneto peak in the background.

A typical restaurant in uptown Manhattan A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to be consumed on the premises. ... A kindergarten in Afghanistan. ... Aneto is the highest mountain in the Pyrenees. ...

External link

http://www.cerler.com - Official resort site.


 
 

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