Ordino Arcalís, extreme ski.
Located in Andorra
The ski resort is located at the northern end of the Principality, 22 km from Andorra la Vella, and it is accessed by General Highway 3 (CG3) from the town of Ordino.
Ordino Arcalís is the most alpine sector of Andorra, and where the quantity and quality of snow is maintained for a long time thanks to its northern orientation. In addition, its snow guarantee is increased by having 60% of the ski area cover by snow cannons or what is the same 18 km of snow-covered slopes.
The base of the ski resort is located 1,940 m. and the highest point of it is 2,625 m.
Ordino Arcalís has 14 ski lifts and 30 kilometers of pistes: 6 FIS tracks, 9 green tracks, 6 blue tracks, 10 red tracks, 2 black tracks.
Those who start practicng skiing can use a free rope tow located in the Debutants Zone.
In recent years Ordino Arcalís has become a reference in the world of Freeride in the Pyrenees.
The Freeride World Tour (FWT) is the most important freeride competition in the world.
Created in 2008, the FWT became an even more global event in 2012 with the union of the Freeski World Tour, which had been held in North America, the North Face Masters of Snowboarding, and the Swatch Freeride World Tour. Along with the unification of the calendar of the three competitions, the increase of the qualification events - Freeride World Qualifier (FWQ) - and the creation of the Junior Freeride Tour, have contributed to the consolidation and growth of the Freeride World Tour.
Since 2016 the Freeride World Tour has an exciting calendar composed of five events that consolidated the presence of two venues such as Arcalis (Andorra) and Haines (Alaska), which were incorporated in the 2015 edition.
Ordino Arcalís has spectacular Freeride areas easily accessible. In particular, 4 Freeride marked itineraries with a total of 3.4 km plus another 120 km unmarked.
Ordino Arcalís offers a wide and varied range of activities for non-skiers, including activities such as Heliski, snowmobiles, Speed-ride, GICA caterpillar, tandem paragliding and snowshoeing.