Pamporovo ski resort is located 85 km South of Plovdiv, 240 km South-East of Sofia and 299 km South of Pavlikeni. The resort is situated 1650 m above sea level in the Rhodope Mountains at the foot of Snezanka peak (1926 m).
Pamporovo is the sunniest Bulgarian mountain resort. The winter here is soft with 120 sunny days. The ski pistes are covered with snow throughout the whole skiing season that lasts from December till April. The average air temperature is -3 °C.
The rounded mountain slopes and summits are suitable for skiing and snowboarding for beginners, while the advanced skiers could enjoy some of the difficult ski runs like “The Wall”.
All ski slopes in Pamporovo are safeguarded and maintained in a very good condition.
Ski rentals are available near the ski runs and the lift stations.
There are 17 pistes in Pamporovo with a total length of 37 km. They are located between 1926 and 1450 m above sea level on the northern, eastern and western slopes of the Snezanka peak, where the TV tower is located.
There are ski tracks for all categories of skiers and snowboarders – beginners, intermediates and advanced. Pamporovo is popular with its best conditions for beginner skiers with long and easy slopes. The most difficult ski piste is “The Wall”, which is intended for use by advanced and professional skiers. It is opened and lightened till 10:00 pm.
Pamporovo is especially appropriate for cross-country skiing in the forests of the Rhodope Mountains.
There are 3 cross-country runs with more than 30 km of trails in total. 9 ski tow lines and 6 ski chair-lifts serve the pistes. Great off-piste skiing and snowboarding is available in this resort, however we recommend using a local guide when going off-piste.
Medical & dental services
Ambulance, first aid on the ski slopes and clinic as well as 24 h a day emergency ski patrol service are available. Fully equipped hospitals, pharmacies and dentists are available in the town of Smolyan and in Chepelare resort.
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