Kids & Teens
Creche and snow garden for children from age 3: ESF mini club where little ones can learn to ski in safe setting with a rope tow (free for the under-6s, discounted rates for the under-12s).Creche for young children aged 15 months to 4 years, in the centre of the resort, at the foot of the slopes. Games room.2 discos for teenagers.
At the foot of the Pic du Midi de Bigorre, La Mongie and Barèges form the Domaine du Tourmalet, the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees, at a height of between 1 760 m and 2 500 m above sea level. 70 slopes over 100 km, 70 km of them marked. 23 green, 20 blue, 22 red and 5 black. 1 floodlit slope. 1 cable car, 14 chairlifts (including 4 detachable 6-person lifts), 11 platter lifts, 3 magic carpets. The ski area’s 244 snow cannons ensure adequate snow coverage. Access to the Pic du Midi de Bigorre by cable car from La Mongie: the surrounding slopes are freely accessible on skis. Off-piste skiing, snow surfing and Telemark skiing, accessible to all, organised by the ESF, by the half-day, full day or over 2 days). ESF skiing lessons, from age 3. Torchlight ski parade.
Cross-country skiing trails across Payolle and the Plateau du Lienz.
Alternative snow sports area.Snowpark with big air and boardercross.Freestyle park. Night skiing. Freeriding.
Paragliding.Snowshoe hikes led by mountain professionals. Snowmobile rides (as driver or passenger).Nordic area: dog-sled taster rides, learn how to drive a dog sled in Payolle (18 km away), ski mountaineering.Downhill sledging from Col du Tourmalet.
Starry nights on the Pic du Midi.Aquensis thermal spa in Bagnères-de-Bigorre (20 km away), with jet pool, sauna, steam room, etc.Bagnères casino (slot machines, cabaret).