- 1 Opening from 12/3/2021 to 04/18/2022
- 2 Services and restoration
- 3 SKI&BIKE the consolidated season ski pass and extra-curricular ski pass valid in summer 2022.
- 4 COVID protocols at the resort
- 5 a sustainable resort
- 6 Vallnord–Pal Arinsal returns on June 4 with the opening of the Comapedrosa Refuge
The ski resort of La Massana has said goodbye this Monday, April 18, the winter season, fulfilling the objectives set and managing to increase income and occupation of the last winter seasons.
Thus, Vallnord–Pal Arinsal closes the season with 491,491 days of skiing and an increase in revenue of 2% as well as average spending per customer by 2%, compared to winter 2018-2019. At the same time, the restoration has achieved record results this season.
Vallnord-Pal Arinsal makes a very positive assessment of the current winter season. The resort leaves behind a season reaching its marked objectives and confirms its recovery trend . The number of ski days has reached 491,491, 1% more. EMAP increases its winter income by 2% compared to the 18-19 season, thanks also to an increase in average customer spending of 2%. Regarding occupancy, an increase of 1% has also been noted, being one of the best results of the last 4 seasons.
At the same time, it should be noted that Vallnord-Pal Arinsal has blocked the rates for day ski passes for the last 3 seasons and has carried out a cost control strategy in the last two years.
Opening from 12/3/2021 to 04/18/2022
Vallnord–Pal Arinsal makes a very positive assessment of the 2021-2022 season. A total of 136 days and optimal weather conditions for almost the entire season. The heavy snowfalls at the beginning of the season allowed reaching up to 150 cm of snow at high altitude. The average opening of the runways and facilities was 96% where, specifically, the Arinsal ski area was closed for 5 days due to wind and weather. Regarding the production of snow for cultivation, this season 21% less production and -27% less hours were required, thanks to the snowfall. In total, 299,151 m3 of snow and 1,494 hours of production are reached.
Services and restoration
In restoration, this year the resort has had a total of up to 15 gastronomic points available and has managed to exceed its set objectives, achieving a memory billing with an increase of 4%. The night experience in gastronomy at the resort becomes essential in Vallnord–Pal Arinsal. The resort has made a total of 64 nights with about 3,000 dinners. High mountain dinners have become an option for families and friends during the winter season and that also adds to the traditional offer of the season. As for children's and family activities, Vallnord–Pal Arinsal continues to commit to making improvements that allow a better reception for children and families . The alternative activities offered have been a good option for customers who did not ski, but wanted to enjoy the snow. The ski school that this year has achieved similar figures in the 2018-2019 season. As for Snowplus , the snow school for all people who want to learn to ski and enjoy nature continues to consolidate. Year after year, it manages to retain new skiers and this season, it has once again reached 1,000 children. In events, Vallnord–Pal Arinsal has hosted a large number of acts, competitions and animations to achieve a season with atmosphere. The most outstanding event, the ISMF Comapedrosa Andorra World Cup, was one of the sporting events with the most echo in the country and nearby countries. In the same way, the Women's Skimo , has been the solidarity race in favor of Autea, which managed to welcome more than 300 particitrousers. Other acts such as Santa Claus, animations with the country's mascots and competitions at the resort have allowed a return to normality.
SKI&BIKE the consolidated season ski pass and extra-curricular ski pass valid in summer 2022.
The Ski&Bike ski pass continues to be a good bet for customers. Those who still enjoy the annual pass, will be able to enjoy it until October 2022. A ski pass that allows the resort's strategy to be consolidated by opening 365 days a year. In turn, the resort continues to want the little ones to continue enjoying the facilities and it does so by maintaining the validity of the school ski season ski pass for summer 2022. All children residing in the country (up to 15 years old) and holders of the 2021/2022 season ski pass issued by the Government, by Vallnord and by Vallnord-Pal Arinsal will be able to access the Arinsal and Palde ski lifts this summer 2022 for free.
COVID protocols at the resort
From the opening and until last April 1 , the resorts carried out various checks on customers at various points in their ski domains. The objective has been to respect all the protocols and, most importantly, B. Likewise, different random antigen tests have been carried out on the workers. Despite the fact that these conditions were modified on April 1, EMAP has wanted to keep the mask on all workers in closed spaces and carrying out tests.
a sustainable resort
The opening of the largest Solar Park in the country has allowed the La Massana resort to become increasingly sustainable. This has been the first winter where solar panels have been put into operation to generate energy. The zone, totally solar, has allowed for many days and mainly in February, to generate more energy than I spend . In February, it produced 1,500 kW instantaneous and in April, its maximum, close to 2,000 kW.
Vallnord–Pal Arinsal returns on June 4 with the opening of the Comapedrosa Refuge
The resort is preparing one more year for the opening of the summer season with Vallnord Bike Park la Massana. This year, the summer season will open with the opening of the Comapedrosa Refuge on June 4, and the opening of the Bike Park and Mountain Park on June 10. Likewise, it will host two World Cups: from July 12 to 17 the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, on July 23 and 24 the Skyrace Youth World Championships and on July 31, the Comapedrosa Skyrace World Cup.