The station of Peyragudes has been very sensitive for years with the disability people. For this it has launched several reforms in order to achieve an accessible station: adapted to access wheelchair ramps to different crowded buildings (shops , restaurants ) , elevators The common areas of apartments station , parking areas reserved for this group , adapted toilets , retail windows at the height of wheelchairs , etc
When it come to the ski domain the majority of the mechanical lifts are now accessible for wheelchairs and even the ski monitors of the french school ESF are capable and know how to act in this chairs.
The service charge station accessibility works in conjunction with the French department of Hauts – Pyrénées to allow more if possible and improve access these conditions
During the week of March 12 and 13 , 2016 the station will put everything in motion to make sure that disabled people can enjoy some happy moments sliding in fresh snow. Thought this 2 journeys many activities will be happen: Dualski, Uniski, Kartski, Dualski piloté et Tandemski (adapted sports)
The participants should be directed from 9:30 to the ticket stations of Peyragudes. Later, curses of initiation of ski and free ski will start at 10 and at 2:00 pm ? Ski sitting or standing. The journeys will end at 4:30 pm.
Ski for people with disabilities employs a very sophisticated material every year that every year is more adapted and with better results in order to give the best sensations of skiing.
On the occasion of this unique meeting the purpose of the station Peyragudes is double. On the one hand this initiative will allow people with disability enjoy the benefits of the mountain and on the other hand raise public awareness of skiing for the disabled.