Best Beginner Snowboard Trip Auron 2018
Beginner Snowboard and Intermediates all welcome 27th Jan – 10th Feb
We have been going to Auron (north of Nice) for over 15 years. Positioned in the Alps Maritime the highest lift is 2,600 metres and there are snow canons on the main pistes. We have had some of our best powder there but of course nothing is certain. But there is always enough snow for beginners and intermediates. BIG advantage of Auron for your Beginner Snowboard Trip are the lift prices. Probably half the price of the well known resorts and special rates for students and debutantes. After all if you are learning it seems crazy to pay for a whole mountain. But if you are a good snowboarder or skier there are 140 km of pistes and plenty of off piste as well.
You are invited to join us for a Beginner Snowboard Trip. You will need to book your flights to Nice either 27th Jan or 3rd Feb to arrive before 16.00 as the 740 Bus goes up to Auron at 16.55 price around 5 euros. There is also a snowbus that goes around midday. We can book accommodation which will cost approximately £150 for shared sleeping and £250 for private room. Local tax payable on arrival around 2 euros a day. Accommodation is basic but clean in the Alpina which also has an indoor swimming pool and cooking facilities in your room.
There will be a great group of guys to make you feel welcome. Some very good and some not so good boarders. We can arrange for lessons and also guiding you round the mountain. Beginner lessons around £40 for two hours, and guiding £20 for two hours. But you can decide on arrival. And also pay a daily rate for your lift pass in case you feel nervous about committing. You can hire kit at the resort and we can pre-book for you at Ziggys (classic cool guy) or you can pre-book online with Ski 2000. Again very reasonable. Or of course bring your own.
There are plentiful mountain top restaurants and bars and you will be pretty certain of some lovely sunny days at Auron. Socially we normally eat out in the evenings, or meet up in someones apartment or a local bar. We sometimes hit the one and only nightclub…very French and noisy. The locals are extremely friendly and always seem to be the same faces..like coming home.