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 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|