Pamporovo

Pamporovo

The mountain ski resort Pamporovo is situated 85 km from Plovdiv and 260 km from the capital of Bulgaria – Sofia, in the heart of the Rodopa Mountains, 1620 m above sea-level, in the midst of broad-leaved and coniferous woodland.

Pamporovo is the sunniest winter mountain resort in Bulgaria. The unique combination of mountain- and Mediterranean climate, the mineral springs, the torrential rivers with mountain trout, the matchless cuisine, the national folklore and popular customs – all this provides for an excellent holiday.

The ski season lasts from mid-December till mid- April, with an average January temperature /-3 C/. Due to the resorts peculiar location, there are tracks for all disciplines, starting with the easy /green/ ones, and ending with the expert /black/ ways. The tracks are between 1926 m and 1450 m height, on the North, East and West mountainsides of Mount Snejanka. There are 8 ski tracks, 17 km total length. The longest track is 3800 m. Besides the purely sportive tracks for experienced skiers, there are 4 not large slopes, equipped for children and beginner- amateurs. The well developed lift facilities and infrastructure guarantee for the fast and easy access to all tracks. There are 5 chair-lifts and 13 ski tows.

SKI TRACKS in Pamporovo
Track name Track colour Length, m Vertical Descent, m
Snejanka 1 Blue 990 155
Snejanka 2 Stenata Red/Black 1 100 285
Snejanka 3 Black/Red 1 500 405
Snejanka 4 Black/Red 2 200 476
Snejanka 5 Red/Blue 3 100 476
Snejanka 6 Green 3 800 476
Snejanka -Smolianski Lakes 3 000 390
Studenets – Avtovokzal Blue 800 90
LIFTS in Pamporovo
Lift Type Lift Type, m Bottom station, m Vertical Descent, m
1. Chairlift (1seat) Avtovokzal – Studenets 720 1 548 1 668
2. Chairlift( 1 seat0 Studenets – Snejanka 1 200 1 678 1 924
3. Chair lift – (1 seat) Ardashluh – Studenets 1 528 1 456 1 680
4. Chairlift ( 2 seats) Smolianski lakes – Snejanka 1 456 1 541 1 925
5. Ski-tow Studenets 600 1 673 1 851
6. Ski tow Turisticheska pateka 800 1 758 1 916