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Compact Family Resort
Only 118km from Toulouse Airport

Ideal base for
Col de Caube
Pic du Gar
Over 100km of splendid walks through forests and over high Cols

Skiing from 1350m to 1860m
22km downhill slopes
8 green
5 blue
5 red
2 black
45km forested cross country skiing
Dog Sleigh rides
Choice of ski schools

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Mountain Biking
65km of marked mountain bike trails
6 trails uniquely accessible by chair lift
600 km of trails in the surrounding area

Only 118km from Toulouse Airport, Le Mourtis is a small, family orientated ski station about 25 minutes drive from the town of Luchon. Unusually for the French Pyrenees, Le Mourtis offers protected, predominantly tree lined skiing that makes it an ideal alternative if conditions are inclement in the high altitude bowls of the nearby resorts.

There are wide, shallow nursery slopes serviced by three drag lifts at the bottom station at 1420m, ideal for those first tentative slides on the snow. Further up the mountain are enjoyable green, blue and red runs cutting down through the forests, well served by a network of chair and drag lifts. Intermediates will feel at home here and have ample opportunity to perfect their technique on the forgiving pistes.

Although there isnít a lot amongst the 22km of pistes for the more advanced rider at Le Mourtis, the steep, bumpy, knee-trembling black beneath the Tuc de Pan Chairlift will challenge the best mogul-basher, and after a dump of fresh powder, making tracks through the trees can be great fun. In addition, the red run off of the back of the top station at 1860m offers an enjoyable and challenging descent.

Complementing the 22km of downhill pistes, Le Mourtis provides 45km of cross-country skiing amongst the peace and tranquillity of the wooded mountain glades, Snow shoeing trails and dog sled rides.

As winter draws to a close the onset of spring provides some excellent white water rafting as the melt waters gush off the Pyrenees into the mighty Garonne River. This is soon followed by walkers, horse riders and mountain bikers exploring the many picturesque trails with an exotic array of mountain flora and fauna.

For mountain bikers there is a chair lift at Le Mourtis suitably adapted to carry bike and biker to the top station to help you tackle the thrilling descent as well as the hundreds of kilometres of local trails to explore.
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