St-Lary combines an attractive, traditional village with one of the largest ski areas in the French Pyrenees - fine for intermediates wanting a sense of travel. If you stay in the village, you ride a cable car or gondola both ways. Or you can stay up at purpose-built St-Lary 1700 (Pla-d'Adet).
One of the biggest Pyrenean areas
Attractive, traditional village
Few challenges on-piste
No runs back to the valley village