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Photo: Ski Area Pyrenees Mountain Pass

The ski area of Pas de la Casa on the border of Andorra and France along a mountain pass located in the Pyrenees.

The ski area of Pas de la Casa in the tiny principality of Andorra is situated along a Pyrenees mountain pass on the border with France. Andorra is a tiny landlocked principality, only 468 square kilometers in size with a population of a little over 80,000, surrounded by France and Spain.The Pas de la Casa ski area in recent years linked with another ski mountain, Soldeu via Grau Roig, making it the largest ski area in Andorra and although the territory is not all appropriate for skiing, it covers around 45 square kilometers (almost 10% of Andorra}.Pas de la Casa in Andorra, translates to 'pass of the house' and this pass is one of the highest of the roads of Europe at 2408 meters, it is also the watershed for the Pyrenees mountains. Because Pas de la Casa is so high the snow record surpasses the other areas, and it is easier to reach from the Toulouse and Barcelona airports.The slopes of Pas de la Casa in Andorra are more suited to intermediate skiers and snowboarding has grown in popularity with the young folk. ... continue below the picture...


Ski Area Pyrenees Mountain Pass

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Ski Area Pyrenees Mountain Pass
Photo of the Pas de la Casa, a mountain pass in the Pyrenees in the Principality of Andorra in Europe.

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... Along with the fact that Andorra is not a member of the European Union and therefore can sell many items duty free, it makes this little principality a great place for families to spend their vacations. Pas de la Casa Ski Fields, at 2408 metres, Principat d'Andorra, Principality of Andorra, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 48mm.

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Ski Area Pyrenees Mountain Pass
The ski area of Pas de la Casa on the border of Andorra and France along a mountain pass located in the Pyrenees.
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Rolf Hicker
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