Sierra Nevada - 2017 / 2018 Season Report

Report for 2017/18 ski season


The season lasted 163 days, from 25 November 2017 to 6 May 2018 - making it one of the longest in history, with the third-highest numbers of skiers and visitors.


Skiers: 887.021

Visitors: 97,546

Non-skiing activities: 69,226

Final ski station user total: 1,053,793

Busiest month for skiers: February - 248,131

Busiest month of non-skiers and activities: January - 43,665

The resort was closed for an unusually high number of days due to adverse weather, especially in March - 15 in total, of which seven were holidays or weekends.

Average runs open every day: 62km

Visitors: 91% Spanish, 9% non-Spanish (majority - 60% - British)

Activities included night skiing on 24 days, plus children's games, competitions and treasure hunts.




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