Increasing the thickness and quality of the snow skiing, waiting until this week to two feet
Snowfall from Saturday night in the Pyrenees have left up to 15 inches of snow stations Lleida. This industry sources said, who noted that new rainfall planned throughout this week could earn up to half a meter, which will help improve conditions for skiing.
Remember that only Baqueira Beret and Tavascan are now open almost all tracks surface. The snow accumulation was forced to use chains to operate the port of Bonaigua and the access road to the Pla de Beret throughout the day.
These new rainfall stations can provide Boi Taull, Spot, Port-Aine and Port del Comte the opportunity to open new avenues and consolidate the snowpack on the already open. All last week but remained closed more than a third of the tracks. In the case of Tavascan responsible Station Lladorre indicated that snow also an improvement in the quality of the snow: will dust to dust hard, which makes them more attractive to skiers. Baqueira, for its part, has already announced early last week the opening of its entire surface.
Firefighters made an exit bridge Suert to remove accumulated snow on the roof of the sports center to 11.00. This indicated the emergency services and the council, who pointed out that it was a preventive action to keep the roof of the building to bear extra weight, and most of the snow melted with rain throughout the afternoon.
It also rained all day in the regions of the plane. The forecasts suggest the possibility of snow in the Pyrenean regions, at least until Thursday.