Telemark Pyrenees is run by Rosie and Neil Hardy, a European couple from the UK and Italy, we migrated to the beautiful French Pyrenees in search of sun and powder!
Telemark Pyrenees opened in 1995 and for over 20 years we have specialized in Telemark, Alpine touring, Nordic touring, Climbing and Mountaineering gear. The knowledgeable, friendly and multi-lingual TP team, directed by Fabrice Castignolles, is here to help you choose your gear, whether you visit, phone our shop or browse the website.
We speak: English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.
Phone number: +33 561 64 34 93
Telemark Pyrenees SARL
33 ave de la Gare
Winter 2015 - 2016
Monday to Friday: 9h-12h30 & 14h-19h
Saturday: 9h-12h30 & 14h-19h
Sunday: 10h-12h30 & 14h-18h
We are open every day except 25th December and 1st January 2016
Our shop is located in Ax-Les-Thermes, in the heart of the Pyrenees mountains. We are just 90 minutes or 130 km south of Toulouse and 2-1/2 hours from Barcelona. Ax is 720m above sea level and is a holiday and ski resort and is dominated by the mountains, attractions for skiers, climbers, mountaineers and cyclists.
Ax 3 Domaines downhill ski resort is situated 10 minutes away from the town center by gondola. This has been the finish line for several Tours de France and has a superb variety of open slopes, bowls and tree skiing. The smaller ski station of Ascou-Pailheres is only 20 minutes drive. At 30 minutes drive is the famous Andorrean ski resort of Pas de la Casa (Gran Valira domain). Near by are the eccellent nordic ski resorts of Plateau de Beille, also finish line for several Tours de France, and the wilder Col de Chioula.
Ax-Les-Thermes is well known for its sulphurous hot springs (25 to 78 °C), of which there are about sixty. The waters, which were used by the Romans, are claimed to treat rheumatism, skin diseases, and other maladies. More info: http://www.vallees-ax.com/accueil.aspx