Southeast of Pau in the Pyrenees, the Cauterets ski area has 36km of pistes served by 12 lifts with a maximum vertical descent of 670m. The town of Cauterets is a quaint charming village. The access to the slopes from town is a two-way gondola. The best pistes for snowboarding is the above treeline bowl known as Cirque du Lys.
Overall, Cauterets is the 40th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 42 snowboarding resorts in France.