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Reviews for Astún

Read skier and snowboarder-submitted reviews on Astún that rank the ski resort and mountain town on a scale of one to five stars for attributes such as terrain, nightlife and family friendliness. See how Astún stacks up in the reviews, on and off the slopes, from skiing and family activities to the après scene. Read up on pros, cons and other comments in reviews left by fellow skiers and riders. Don't forget to submit your own Astún review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your skiing and resort experience. For more destination information, click Add to Compare to see a side-by-side comparison of Astún vs. other ski resorts (up to 10 total).

by: Patrick Thorne - 27th February 2007

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  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 3Family Friendly
  • 2Aprés Ski
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Your first view of Astun reveals a futuristic looking, purpose-built centre, located in a treeless valley above Candanchu – another ski area with which it shares a lift pass. Astun has about 25 miles of runs and a better mix of terrain the most Spanish ski areas, and some nifty uplift provided by two double and two quad chairs. Serious skiers have nine blacks to enjoy, the toughest being La Raca, and runs are up to four miles long over the 2000 foot vertical. Astun takes itself so seriously it has pout in bids to host two Winter Olympics – losing the 2002 attempt to Salt Lake and 2010 to Vancouver.

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  • Patrick Thorne (27th February 2007)

    Your first view of Astun reveals a futuristic looking, purpose-built centre, located in a treeless valley above Candanchu – another ski area...

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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation