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Chepelare

Chepelare Ski Resort Guide

Chepelare, Bulgaria

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length20km
Highest Lift1,870m
Resort Height1,155m
 Nearest AirportsPlovdiv and Sofia
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Chepelare

Located 10km from Pamporovo, one of Bulgaria's two leading resorts, Chepelare boast's Bulgaria's longest ski run at 5.2km, the ski slopes are a kilometre from the village. Slow old single chairlifts that used to take 17 minutes for the ride up have been replaced by quad chairlifts. The centre is closed on Mondays.

Summary

The Bulgarian ski resort of Chepelare is at an altitude of 1,155m, with 20km of marked runs.

Chepelare has direct access to 20km of downhill skiing, with 2 marked pistes, served by a total of 2 ski lifts.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Chepelare.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Chepelare?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 1 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Chepelare Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 8km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 12km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 3 
Downhill
Total Length
20km
Cross Country
Total Length
30km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
2

Altitudes

Chepelare Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,870m
Resort Altitude (Chepelare)1,155m
Lowest Piste1,150m
Max Vertical720m

Location and Map

Where is Chepelare?

This ski resort is in Smoljan, Bulgaria.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Chepelare is Plovdiv, 91 minutes drive away.

Sofia airport is also within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The two ski lifts are able to uplift 4,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Chepelare open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Chepelare, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Chepelare Tourist Office for the latest.

Chepelare