If you are from Madrid and you like skiing or snowboarding, you have probably gone to Navacerrada or Valdesquí and you will have noticed that these stations are always full of people. La Pinilla is a station that is less than an hour's drive from the city of Madrid and is presented as an alternative to the two previous ski resorts. It is located specifically in the Segovian town of Cerezo de Arriba.
His specialty logically is the winter sports: alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. You have courses for any level and for people of all ages, whether individual or group. Classes are taught by qualified teachers. You can also rent the material you need, be it skis or snowboard.
In addition to snow sports, La Pinilla also offers various activities and adventure sports especially for non-snowy seasons: mountain bike routes, two-person quad biking routes, hiking trails and / orientation, archery, climbing courses, horse riding, etc.
La Pinilla Ski is the ski school of the La Pinilla station, in the Segovian town of Cerezo de Arriba, just an hour's drive from the city of Madrid. La Pinilla is one of the best kept secrets of Segovia, since it is a station that is very close to Madrid but that many people in Madrid do not know. That is why the Navacerrada or Valdesquí stations are always full while in La Pinilla there are much fewer people.
Both novices and experienced skiers will be able to take ski courses that adapt to your level. There are groups of all levels and all ages. Likewise, you can also hire personalized classes to follow a completely individualized learning rhythm.
Groups in group classes are small, and in no case are more than 6 students. This is due to safety reasons in the first place because it is difficult for the teacher to control more than 6 students. The second reason is that for students to learn, the smaller the groups, the more they will take advantage of the classes and the faster they will progress.
La Pinilla Ski Resorts is a great alternative to Madrid stations as crowded as Valdesquí or Navacerrada. It has better quality tracks and much less people, and is only 50 minutes from Madrid by car.
It has almost 16 kilometers of ski slopes that are divided into 4 green slopes, 7 blue slopes and 13 red slopes. In this way, La Pinilla is a station designed for skiers and snowboarders of all levels, from beginners to experts. How much with several chairlifts and ski lifts that will allow you to reach the tracks without crowds or long queues: 1 cable car, 3 chairlifts, 7 ski lifts and 2 conveyor belts.
You can do both skiing and snowboarding, and you have courses for both sports in all its modalities, on and off-piste. There are also other services such as equipment rental and accommodation at the foot of the track.
Enjoy skiing without stress or crowded slopes with La Pinilla and you will surely return.
Quad routes are a highly demanded activity because quads are a really fun vehicle to drive. They are also automatic, which greatly facilitates the work of the driver who only has to worry about accelerating, braking and turning without having to change gears.
With La Pinilla Quads you can travel with these all-terrain vehicles the different roads and trails of the Sierra de Ayllón enjoying its incredible views and landscapes.
The quads are of two people. Everyone who is in possession of a B1 driving license, which is the normal driving license to drive a car, can drive. People who do not have a driving license can ride as companions.
At all times you will have the company of La Pinilla Quads guides that will guide you, giving you brief instructions in case you have never driven a quad before and, in general, supervising the safety of the activity and of all the participants. Of course, different routes can be made depending on the level of the participants.
Hiking enthusiasts from Segovia and Madrid can enjoy amazing hiking and trekking routes with La Pinilla Trekking. The company is located at the Pinilla Station, in the Segovian town of Cerezo de Arriba, a less than an hour drive going from the city of Madrid.
Hiking trails can be adapted for all types of groups. It is possible for example that a family with children wants to make a more relaxed route, that does not involve too much physical effort and is rather an opportunity to enjoy taking a walk through nature. It may also be that a group wants to make a longer and more demanding route. La Pinilla guides know the entire area perfectly and know how to choose the route that best suits the needs of each group. These can last from one or two hours to several hours or even an entire day.
The guides are all qualified professionals with a lot of experience and they will be happy to help you and accompany you along the route.
Learn to climb and practice your technique thanks to the La Pinilla Escalada climbing wall. The Gran Plató climbing wall is a state-of-the-art installation that has an area of 20x9 meters with different sections and areas, including a crash zone . It also has 6 different climbing routes, each with a level of difficulty.
You don't have to worry about wearing any material other than comfortable clothes, since the rest will be provided by the company. You will also have the support and supervision of the instructors, all of them qualified. In addition to ensuring that the activity is safe at all times they also have the mission to help you gradually progress and scale better and better. The goal is that at some point you can already practice climbing on your own, autonomously.
Remember that you do not need to have any previous experience to have fun and try climbing. Precisely the good thing about the climbing wall is that having different routes can be used all over the world, from absolute novices to expert climbers. The instructors will show you the way forward and how to do it.
Few sports have as many benefits both mentally and physically as archery. The Archery Pinilla proposes you to learn this discipline deported in Cerezo de Arriba, province of Segovia , only an hour's drive from the city of Madrid.
Archery requires physical and mental ability. In the physical aspect the muscles and coordination are exercised. It is not enough to have a lot of brute force, but it is more important to know how to use that force and the fluidity and agility of movements. For its part, the mental aspect of archery requires that the shooter have a great capacity for concentration and relaxation, patience and discipline.
You can experience all this in the facilities of La Pinilla, where you will practice archery under the supervision of professional and qualified monitors. The presence of these people is especially important as it is an activity in which safety standards must be scrupulously respected.
You can use all the material provided by La Pinilla, which is in good condition and is also top quality brands.
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The Pinilla MTB offers mountain bike routes around the area of Cerezo de Arriba, province of Segovia, just 60 minutes drive from the city of Madrid.
Those who have their own mountain bike can take it quietly to the routes of La Pinilla MTB. Those who do not have or simply do not want to load it in the car can rent their bicycle in La Pinilla , since they have latest generation models very well cared for people of all ages.
The company offers all kinds of routes with several levels depending on the length and profile of the route. Consequently, there are routes that are specially designed for families, for couples, for groups with children, for groups of friends who have experience of btt, etc. The duration can be from a few hours to a whole day or even several days hiring the accommodations. A picnic is included on the day routes.
You can also add a orientation component to the route using the map and the compass to position yourself and decide which path to follow. The guides will accompany you and help you at all times so you don't have any problems and enjoy the activity to the fullest.
The zip line is an activity that combines the thrill of flying through the air at high speed with the safety of being attached to a cable by a solid and resistant harness in such a way that there is no danger. Dare to try it in Segovia with La Pinilla Tirolina. This company is located in Cerezo de Arriba, less than an hour's drive from the city of Madrid and 45 minutes from the city of Segovia.
The La Pinilla zip line is truly spectacular. It has a length of 140 meters and runs along a ravine over 60 meters high, which makes the experience and emotion incredible. In addition to the sensation of flying so high you can enjoy incredible views of the mountains.
In addition to the zip line, you can also try to cross a Tibetan bridge. This bridge (typical of the Himalayas and Indiana Jones movies) consists of a rope or walkway held by two ropes. Specifically, the bridge of La Pinilla is one of the longest in Spain, since it has 120 meters in length. Of course, the customer is attached with harness, so your safety is guaranteed at all times.
Learn to orient yourself in the mountains with the only help of a map and a compass thanks to the The Pinilla Orientation courses. This active tourism company organizes days and orientation classes around its facilities in Cerezo de Arriba, province of Segovia, about an hour's drive from Madrid.
The Orientation Pin offers all kinds of orientation and interpretation circuits and routes. To locate yourself and find reference points you will have to use your best mountaineer skills and also know how to interpret all the instruments that are used, fundamentally the map and compass. In addition to finding your position on the map you will also have to know how to decide which route you must follow to reach your destination.
You will be accompanied by the guides of La Pinilla. They all have a lot of experience and they also know the area very well so they will help you at all times so you don't have any problems and successfully reach the final destination.
Learn snowboarding very close to Madrid in the Segovia station of La Pinilla with La Pinilla Snowboard. You can arrive from the city of Madrid in just an hour's drive.
You can hire classes under different modalities:
- Group classes: Give classes with groups of between 10 and 10 students of similar level to you. You will progress more by learning from your classmates and you will also meet people with the same interests as you. There are groups for all levels and of all ages, including children from 4 years. They can be hired for hours or even for several days.
- Individual classes: Individual classes are given for groups of 5 people or less. In this case, what is sought is that the student progress more quickly by having much more attention from the teacher. They are ideal to do with a group of friends or family, as you will be all the time in the company of people you know who you trust.
- Infant school: 4 and 5 year olds can also learn to snowboard with these courses designed especially for them. The didactic methodology is obviously not the same, and there is a lot of emphasis on learning through play so that classes are not heavy.