Skiing, snowboarding, clothing … All the new equipment and ski resorts for the new season will be in Let’s Snow BCN 2016, the great ski and mountain festival that hosts from 11 to 13 November the Poble Espanyol
After several years of emptiness in this sector, and with the aim of becoming a reference event of the ski and the mountain in the country, Let’s Snow BCN will be a great meeting point for lovers of snow and high mountain but also For the general family audience.
The 42,000 square meters of the Poble Espanyol – an emblematic site located in the heart of Montjuïc and very well connected with the center of Barcelona – give for much. In the large exhibition space you can get discounted ski passes, purchase tourist products and know the latest developments in the world of skiing and snow.
Let’s Snow has the participation of stations such as La Molina, Masella, Vallter 2000, Port Ainé, Espot, Vall de Núria, Boí Taüll, Aramón (mountains of Aragon) and Baqueira Beret, besides Tourism of Switzerland, Tourism of Austria, Tourism La Cerdanya, Les Neiges Catalanes and prestigious brands such as Völk, Head or Fischer, among others.
Three days of activities for all audiences
In addition to the great world of skiing and snowboarding, which will be distributed in different spaces of the site and will include equipment, travel agency stands and specialized stores, attendees of Let’s Snow BCN will be able to enjoy many other proposals: there will be a skating rink Of 120 m2, a gastronomic market with typical mountain products, a chill area with DJ’s (après-ski by Marchica included), an occasional market and outlet, screening of a selection of short films from Skimetraje (short film and ski festival) Snowshoeing in the Pyrenees) … And there will be no lack of participatory activities such as segway, alpine slalom online or roller ski, as well as workshops to learn how to properly maintain ski equipment, cooking workshops and showcookings.
Also note that the climber Ferran Latorre will present CAT14x800, a personal project with which he aims to become the first Catalan to reach the 14 highest tops of the planet, without oxygen. The well-known rider Aymar Navarro, for his part, will present the documentary South Lines.
The little ones will enjoy to the maximum in the adventure zone, where there will be a climbing wall, tirolina, an agility park and slackline. And the main course: the mushing! The children will meet Siberian Husky dogs and will be introduced to the sport of sleds pulled by these animals. They can interact with them, take pictures and even walk on a mountain skate pulled by these dogs, learning to give them the basic orders. The same sensations that are experienced when practicing this sport on the snow … but in this case on land and without leaving the city!
The Vaca Voltaire, a workshop where children will learn how to order cows as they used to, will complete the offer for children; And orienteering races, in which participants must complete a fun time trial route.
All activities are included with the entrance to the festival (except Tapas route). Prices: adults € 6 at the box office and € 5 purchase online. Children € 5 at the box office and € 4 purchase online
A festival with a prize!
One of the many spaces of Let’s Snow BCN 2016 will be presided over by a photocall in which the attendees will be able to make fun photos … but not only that! Hanging up the picture on Instagram with #SAMIZEDSUIZA and #LETSSNOWBCN, will enter the draw for a ski weekend in Switzerland (three hotel nights in Interlaken with a two-day pass and entrance to the Ice Magic ice skating rink for two people).
How to get:
Avinguda de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 13
By public transport:
Metro: Parada Espanya (Line 1 and Line 3)
Train: Ferrocarrils Catalans FGC, Parada Espanya
Bus: Poble Espanyol stop from lines 13, 23 and 150
Tour Bus and Barcelona City Tour: Poble Espanyol
Coordinates: 41.368986, 2.148230
Link to map: Google Maps
Inaugural Event Let’s Snow BCN 2016: Friday 10:30 a.m.
Zone Stations for the public: Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 10h a 20h
Holiday après-ski “Marchica-Aramón”: Friday and Saturday from 17: 30h to 21h