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  • Grandvalira Adds More Snowmaking

    Grandvalira has installed additional snow cannons. Full Article

    3rd October 2007

  • New Six-Pack Chairlift for Pal

    Pal, gondola-linked to Aruinsal in Andorra's VallNord, will unveil a new six-seater chairlift this winter. Full Article

    19th September 2007

  • Nervous Wait For First Snow Of Winter 2007-8

    Initial official reports on last winter's skier numbers in Andorra are reporting business down by about ten percent. Full Article

    11th September 2007

  • Highest Golf Course Under Construction

    Work has started on Grandvalira Golf Soldeu, Europe's highest golf course. Full Article

    4th September 2007

  • Andorra Goes Green

    GrandValira in Andorra has launched a campaign of posters to promote environmental awareness amongst its guests. Full Article

    27th August 2007

  • Snow ElDorado in VallNord's Arcalis

    After months of waiting, Andorra has the best snow of the season right now following heavy falls in recent weeks. So the combinations of deep powder and spring sunshine looks set to make April the best month of the winter in this Pyrenean principality. Full Article

    27th March 2007

  • Masters of Freestyle Meet In GrandValira

    Heavy snow over the past few days has brought 50cm (20 inches) of fresh powder to Andorra's GrandValira area to date, making for some of the best conditions of the season to date. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Snow in Soldeu

    It has been snowing for the past 24 hours in Andorra bringing at least four inches of fresh snow to the slopes. The new powder is reported to have transformed the principality's ski areas which have been battling all winter with limited natural snowfall and maintaining the extensive snowmaking production during warmer spells. Full Article

    9th March 2007

  • GrandValira Keeps Busy Through the Flurries

    GrandValira is maintaining its fully open status with 62 lifts operational although conditions remain challenging. A few inches of fresh snow last week are likely to be topped up with a few more this week, but whilst in early season the problem was a lack of natural snowfall, temperatures were low enough much of the time to make snow, now the problem is rising temperatures leaving lower slopes slushy. Full Article

    5th March 2007

  • Conditions in Andorra Slowly Improving

    Heavy snowfall in the Alps has not reached down to Andorra in the Pyrenees where snow cover has been boosted by a few inches, rather than the few feet of snow in the Alps, in recent days. However the skiing is perfectly adequate if not earth shattering, and there is powder to be had if you know where to look. Full Article

    27th February 2007

  • Vallnord's Pal Keeps Getting Better

    Pal has a long standing reputation as having some of the best (meaning toughest) skiing in Andorra. Now part of the larger Vallnord area which incorporates the gondola linked Arinsal sector as well as La Massana, improvement of Pal continues under the new set up. Full Article

    22nd February 2007

  • Fresh Snow in Andorra!

    Much needed new snow in Andorra has brought four inches of powder to the principality's ski slopes, bringing the best snow depths up to three feet, making runs down to resort more complete and allowing ski areas to open more advanced terrain for the first time. Full Article

    22nd February 2007

  • More Snow in Andorra

    Grandvalira, the largest ski area in Andorra and the entire Pyrynees is claiming to currently have the most terrain open of any of the 50 or so ski areas in the area, which includes resorts on the French and Spanish sides of the mountain range. Full Article

    14th February 2007

  • Snow Arrives in Andorra

    Snow has been falling in healthy volumes in Andorra after more than a month of clear skies followed by warm temperatures - a meteorological scenario which provided a challenge for the resort's snowmaking systems. Full Article

    26th January 2007

  • Andorra Still Waits For Snow

    Andorra's two super resorts of VallNord and GrandValira are still waiting for snowfall as it passes the month mark since the last snowfall – and that was only a couple of inches just before Christmas. Full Article

    23rd January 2007

  • Still No Snow in Andorra

    Andorra continues to endure very tough operating conditions with still no snow since 22nd December, and back then it was only a few inches. Fortunately the weather is at least mostly cold, with blue skies, so the extensive snowmaking system works around the clock at both Vallnord and Grandvalira to keep a sizable amount of terrain open. Full Article

    17th January 2007

  • Still No Snow in Andorra

    Andorra continues to endure very tough operating conditions with still no snow since 22nd December, and back then it was only a few inches. Fortunately the weather is at least mostly cold, with blue skies, so the extensive snowmaking system works around the clock at both Vallnord and Grandvalira to keep a sizable amount of terrain open. Full Article

    11th January 2007

  • Andorra Makes Snow

    Andorra's ski areas are battling to get snow on their slopes - using snow guns to compensate where mother nature has failed to deliver the white stuff. Full Article

    27th December 2006

  • Grandvalira Gets a New Railpark

    The merger of Soldeu and Pas de la Casa's ski areas in Andorra created one of the world's largest ski regions, now known only as Grandvalira as far as the resort's marketing department is concerned. Full Article

    13th December 2006

  • Andorrans Eager for Winter

    The Principality of Andorra has the largest skiable area in the Pyrenees. Known for their hospitality, Andorrans court a large number of skiers in the know who make regular pilgrimmages to its slopes. Full Article

    22nd November 2006

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