Winter Zoning in Los Cotos Pass

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Zonas área invernalThe Sierra de Guadarrama National Park has a free winter recreation area where you can practice cross-country skiing, snowboarding and sledding.

To make compatible these activities with each other and with other activities that are carried out in the Peñalara Massif, there are specific areas for each one. Those areas, marked on the ground, are:

  • Sleds area: there are two, one exclusively for CHILDREN up to 7 years. It is forbidden to slip with plastics or other means entering a risk for users and other visitors.
  • Snowboard area: snowboarding is allowed in Los Cotos Pass marked areas. In the rest of the massif slipping (not jumping), is permitted, excepting in areas with risk for other visitors.
  • Cross-country skiing area: for classic and skater modalities. Depending on the snow season, cross-country ski track reaches 5 km of excellent quality hard snow. Access is free, while companies with commercial purposes must apply for authorization at the Peñalara Visitors Center, as well as groups of more of 15 people. In addition, companies wishing to use this track for their activities must have qualified instructors. There is an area for beginners.

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