Cauterets Midi Pyrenees France

alt. 1730m

Cauterets Pyrenees

Cauterets Telesiege des cretes

Courtesy of Cauterets Tourist Office

Weather report

Heavy snow forecasted today. Temperature low -4 °C, high 1 °C. Freezing level at 1113 meters.

Weather today

Weather outlook

Snow alert

Snow alert Wednesday February 21

lower 5cm middle 13cm upper 19cm

Moderate snow alert


Avalanche risk level Wednesday February 21

Avalanche risk 4

Snow forecast

5-day snow forecast

lower 8cm middle 20cm upper 28cm

The upper slopes will receive 28cm in the next 5 days

Snow depth

Snow report Wednesday February 21

lower 120 - 210cm middle 225cm upper 240cm

Snow condition fresh cover. 33cm of fresh snow during the last 48h Cauterets is one of the best best destinations in the Alps the next 3 days for powder and free riding skiing.

Snow anomaly

67 %

Average long-year snow depth in week 08 is 245cm on the lower slopes and 360cm on the upper slopes. Current snow depth is below long-term average.


The powder score for the lower slopes is 1 and the score for the upper slopes is 5.


26 %
4 of 16 lifts in operation


9 %
3 of 36km slopes open

Snow sure

Score based on 10yr avg snow depth and temperature


Cauterets is a safe choice for skiing.

Ski area

The ski area of Les Cauterets consists of 36km of skiing slopes between 1300-2500m altitude. There are 21km of blue, 12km of red and 3km of black slopes. the skiarea is serviced by 14 lifts.The ski season for the Cauterets area is from 2017-12-02.

Ski map

Points of interest


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Tourist office