Sierra Nevada Ski Passes - Ski Lift Prices and Chair Lift Opening HoursIn the year 2019 the price for the ski lift pass has risen again. A family of 4 people has to spend 166 euros a day just for the ski pass in high season. And we need to add equipment rental expenses, food, etc.
Who can afford this expense? It seems that few people, but Sierra Nevada is full of skiers, may be that this is why prices continue to grow every year.
There are various types of ski passes in Sierra Nevada: long term, consecutive and non-consecutive days. There are also ski passes for families.
Consecutive days ski pass in Sierra Nevada is free for children under 6, children that are 6-12 years old, disabled and people over 70 years. They only have to pay 5 euro for insurance. People with 33% disability or more have a reduced price.
The ski pass prices depend on the age of the skiier: children (6-12 years), junior (13-16 years), adults (17-59 years) and senior (60-69 years).
Ticket Offices, Their Location and Oppeing HoursThere are two places in Sierra Nevada where you can purchase chair lift passes: the main ticket office in located in Pradollano and another one in Parking Peñones.
Ticket Office in PradollanoThe ticket office in Pradollano in located in Plaza de Andalucía and is open from 8:00 to 16:30 every day of the week. Advance sale: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 17:00 to 22:00.
Ticket Office in Virgen de las NievesThe Virgen de las Nieves ticket Office is located next to the Parking Los Peñones and only opens on weekends from 8:30 to 15:00 and only when the chair lift Virgen de las Nieves is also open.
Sierra Nevada Ski Season Calendar, Year 2018-2019
Sierra Nevada Ski Lift Pass Prices - Consecutive DaysThe prices of the ski lift passes for the non-consecutive days are the same as the prices in high season.
Sierra Nevada Ski Passes for CHILDREN (6-12 years)
Sierra Nevada Ski Passes for JUNIORS (13-16 years)
Sierra Nevada Ski Passes for ADULTS (17-59 years)
Sierra Nevada Ski Passes for SENIORS (60-69 years)
Long Term Ski PasseesLong term ski passes are only for people who have the Sierra Nevada Club Card. Prices includes insurance and VAT.
The ski pass bought with the Sierra Nevada Club Card is not transferable to another person.
There two types of long term ski pases: seasonal and non-consecutive 10, 15, 20 and 25 days.
Seasonal Ski PassYou can buy a pass for the whole season: the price is 663 euros for children, 884 euros for junior and senior, and 1104 euros for adults.
If you are planning to ski at least 30 days during the season, it is worth buying it.
Long term 10, 15, 20 and 25 days Ski Pass - Non-Consecutive Days
* Children (6-12 years), junior (13-16 years), adults (17-59 years), senior (60-69 years).
Skiing at NightThere are 3.3 kilometers of ski slop equipped with modern floodlights available for skiing at night.
This slop is the located between Pradollano and Borreguiles and is called El Rio.
You can enjoy night skiing twice a week: on Thursdays and on Saturdays.
It opens from 19:30 to 22:00 hours, and depend on metrological conditions. The last ski lift leaves at 22:00.
Normally the night slop opens one or two weeks after the start of the season.
The sale of night ski passes is from 19:00 to 21:30 hours.
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Opinions about Sierra Nevada Ski Passes
Stay in the AlpesCompared to the Alpes it is expensive. Sadly we came high season, with line-ups. Thought it would be better priced. Stay in the Alpes (Robert).
What a shame, nice knowing you... AdiósWhat a shame, prices were expensive, now excessive. As a resident of Granada I've been coming to the Sierra regularly for 7 years, but no more. Miserable waiters brimming with "mala folla" and crap apre-ski makes the cost even more unbearable. Nice knowing you, Sierra. Adiós.
Come to Granada but not to skiDon't come to Granada to ski. The price of the forfaits are insulting for what is less than an average ski resort. The apri-ski is practically non existent, and the waiters in the restaurants (selling crap food at equally exhorbitant prices) give the impression that they hate you.
Come to Granada by all means, it's a lovely city with loads of rustic charm, but ski elsewhere. Madrid is a better option. Sorry Granada, but your lust for profit is killing this resort.
This saving should be passed on to the skiersI purchased a 4 day ski pass on February 1st at a senior rate as I am 69 years old. My querie is why should we pay so much money when there are less than half the lifts open.
I am guessing that the reason for this is that as there are less people in the resort due to the lack of snow, the resort is saving money by closing down over 13 lifts.
I feel this saving should be passed on to the skiers with a reduction on their lift passes and then be given a refund accordingly.
I am returning to Sierra Nevada the second week in March. I welcome your views. Thank you (Alan).